In our first Engineering for Good talk of 2021, we discuss building climate resilient housing. As the climate crisis worsens engineers must be prepared to design to mitigate the effects of climate change on populations. The challenges we face are broad from increased extreme weather events, flooding, temperature extremes to name just a few. JohnContinue reading “Climate Resilient Homes”
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Engineering for Good w/Hannah Mottram
On 15th December, we hosted our final Engineering for Good talk with Hannah Mottram. Hannah’s career has encompassed teaching, energy policy, working in the civil service and now studying for a PhD. Her research looks at the technical and social challenges involved in creating off-grid energy systems in developing countries, and how communities are engagedContinue reading “Engineering for Good w/Hannah Mottram”
Green Jobs? You’ll be lucky!
Nathan Strathdee, our President, has written a short opinion article explaining why we are hosting The University of Sheffield’s first green careers fair. https://nowthenmagazine.com/articles/green-jobs-youll-be-lucky
Engineering for Good w/Kit Oung
On 17th November 2020, we were extremely pleased to host Kit Oung for the second of our Engineering for Good session. This was the first recorded session. Kit Oung is an engineering consultant specializing in energy and resource efficiency, who has worked internationally and collaborated on the creation of many different ISOs. Our apologies forContinue reading “Engineering for Good w/Kit Oung”
Why should you join EWB Sheffield?
Here’s Nathan, our President for 2020/2021, to explain why you should join EWB Sheffield!
A Message From Our Departing President
One year ago, I took over as EWB Sheffield’s President aiming consolidate our activities and develop the society. A year later, we, as a Committee, have done just that. Developing relationships in the faculty has opened up the society to great deal of support that we hadn’t previously utilised. Particularly, redefining the role our academicContinue reading “A Message From Our Departing President”
The EWB Sheffield Outreach program has been a great success this year. As with all the other projects, we are devastated to have had to end so soon but can be proud of our accomplishments. In total, we delivered the EWB Water for Everyone Everywhere workshop to a total of eight year five and sixContinue reading “Outreach”
As a committee, we decided that we wanted to host a design event in November 2019. At this time, the streets of Sheffield were wild streams. Public transport was closed, people were being evacuated from Meadowhall and the city of five rivers was a collection of flooded valleys. We decided to run an event basedContinue reading “Designathon!”
Hi! We’re hoping to use this space to host articles and blog posts from our members and the wider engineering community about sustainable development and engineering for environmental and social justice. We envision it as an online space that we can all use to learn about how the skills we learn at university can beContinue reading “Blog!”