Structural engineers are helping to address some of society’s biggest challenges – responding to natural disasters and the climate emergency. Helping to rebuild, and learning lessons from building failures are just two of the ways structural engineers help when disaster strikes.

And by reducing the carbon used in the construction industry, structural engineers are helping to secure a better future for generations to come.

Enter the Structural Awards 2023

Five things that I hope to see in this year’s entries - Professor John Orr, Chair of the Structural Awards judging panel.
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Learning from natural disasters

An EEFIT team is carrying out technical evaluations into the performance of buildings after the devastating earthquake in southern Turkey, where more than 50,000 lost their lives.

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Steel Connections

Reusing structural steel: what's in the new IStructE guide?

Robin Jones previews the guidance on reuse of structural steelwork that forms part of the Institution’s forthcoming publication, Circular economy and reuse: guidance for designers.

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Eurocode 8: worked examples of the dynamic analysis and seismic design of buildings

This advanced one-day, online course delivers key advice using worked examples on the seismic design of structures to Eurocode 8, as well as the application of the Eurocode. Emphasis is placed on reinforced concrete buildings although the concepts are widely applicable.

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Climate emergency e-conference 2022: people and planet

Hear how leading engineers are working to tackle the climate and biodiversity emergency. 

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Tom Newby MIStructE

Tom Newby MIStructE talks about his experiences in the humanitarian and international development sector. Tom is the current Chair of the Institution's Humanitarian and International Development Panel

Tackling the climate emergency through daily project work

Engineers discuss their experiences of implementing changes and set out their future action plans for tackling the climate emergency.

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