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TransMob: A micro-simulation model for integrated transport and urban planning Prof Pascal Perez, SMART Infrastructure Facility, University of Wollongong, NSW 4-5pm, 24th May, Room 2.32: Cassie Building, Newcastle University To book your place please register online How will current … Continue reading
EPSRC and ESRC have recently announced the funding of i-BUILD, a £3.5M research centre, led by Professor Richard Dawson at Newcastle University, to develop new approaches to infrastructure business models with the ultimate aim of replacing current public-private business models … Continue reading
Adaptation and Resilience in Cities: Analysis and decision making using integrated assessment (ARCADIA) Final dissemination event, 2 May, London Building upon work developed during the Tyndall Centre Cities Programme, the ARCADIA project has developed a methodological approach for looking at … Continue reading
The concept of upcycling is recognised as only successful if the general public not only recognise these new potentials in waste material, but are also motivated to do something with them too. What is not currently known, is the willingness … Continue reading
Engineering Sustainability currently have a Call for Papers for the 2014 themed issue on ‘Education and Training’ which is available here. The deadline for abstract submissions is the end of April.
PhD in Earth Systems Engineering: Sustainable cities, infrastructure and catchments Earth Systems Engineering addresses the analysis, design, engineering and management of coupled human, environmental and engineered systems. It relates to how engineering decisions can take better account of long term … Continue reading
At the end of February 2013 a successful and highly enjoyable Climate Change Adaptation Training School was organised by Tecnalia, CESER and the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI). Climate change adaptation managers for cities from 13 European countries attended the … Continue reading
The location of the football team that you support is often a cause for debate, with chants like “we support our local team” being heard on the terrace week in week out. And now with the influx of football fans … Continue reading
The Geospatial group within CESER are offically an OSGEO lab, and thus part of a growing number of universites globally to hold such a title. Only those universities and departments which can showcase extensive work, skills and experience in the use of … Continue reading
Researchers from CESER (Claire Walsh, Richard Dawson, Stephanie Glendinning, Vassilis Glenis) in collaboration with researchers from Centre for Knowledge Innovation Technology and Enterprise and Newcastle City Council have recently published a paper which introduces the concept of a ‘Decision Theatre’ and describes … Continue reading
Richard Dawson, CESER director, has been invited to join the editorial team of Climatic Change as an Associate Deputy Editor. Climatic Change is one of the world’s leading environmental science journals. It is an Interdisciplinary, International Journal Devoted to the Description, Causes … Continue reading
Prof Hayley Fowler, CESER Researcher and Professor of Climate Change Impacts, has been chosen to give the Joseph Lister Award Lecture (Social sciences) at the British Science Festival which will be held in September 2013 in Newcastle upon Tyne. Hayley … Continue reading
The £2.7M SINATRA (Susceptibility of catchments to INTense RAinfall and flooding) Project, funded by NERC, the Environment Agency and the UK Met Office under the Flooding From Intense Rainfall thematic programme, will start later in 2013. This large consortium project … Continue reading
Claire Walsh and Alistair Ford participated in a review led by the Adaptation and Resilience to a Changing Climate Co-ordination Network on collaborative research.The review based on interviews with both researchers and stakeholders can be found at: http://www.arcc-cn.org.uk/lessons-learned/collaborative-research/
Last night Channel 4 broadcast a programme on flooding in Britain in 2012. http://www.channel4.com/programmes/the-year-britain-flooded/4od Much of the programme focussed on recent floods in the Northeast, where CESER researchers have been applying their expertise in urban flood modelling and data acquistion in Newcastle … Continue reading
The UK Climate Projections (UKCP09), first developed in 2009, provide climate information designed to help those needing to plan how they will adapt to a changing climate. The data is focused on the UK, and is free of charge. Past and … Continue reading
Prize winning research by CESER Director Richard Dawson (see article here) was featured on BBC Radio 4 in a short piece that remembers the 1953 flood event – 60 years on. Professor Robert Nicholls, long time CESER collaborator and co-author of … Continue reading
CESER Director, Richard Dawson, delivered a keynote speech at the international Futurs Urbains conference in Paris this week. Richard delivered a talk that introduced CESER’s innovative Urban Integrated Assessment Facility and then reflected on lessons learned in London and Durban … Continue reading
Dr Paul Quinn speaks to BBC Radio 4 about Newcastle University’s efforts to improve our resilience to the extreme weather events of 2012 Senior Lecturer in Catchment Hydrology and CESER researcher, Dr Paul Quinn was invited to take part in … Continue reading
New work by CESER researchers has demonstrated how a long temporal baseline of daytime AVHRR data can be employed to capture the summer temperature regime of the city of London, UK, including the response to a known heatwave event. Analysis … Continue reading