Research brings traditional sustainable building material into 21st century
An international research project aiming to update an ancient, sustainable building material has succeeded in bringing it into line with modern thermal standards.
€4 million funding announcement gives green light for construction of modern cob homes
CobBauge, a multi-million pound project to build a new generation of cob houses is set to continue for four more years, thanks to the announcement of more than €4 million in funding.
University-led project recognised as one of the best in European awards
A €4m sustainable building project led by the University needs your vote, after being shortlisted for an EU-wide award for original and innovative research.
Healthy aging project sees COVID spark volunteering boost
Researchers working on a project across four European countries have seen a “significant rise” in volunteering and community action during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Harnessing the social capital of ageing populations in rural communities to foster innovation
With a wealth of life and professional experience, older people could hold the key to revitalising rural communities, researchers say.