Summary of selected timber research papers presented at: Young Researchers’ Conference

Summary of selected timber research papers presented at: Young Researchers’ Conference

Date Published

6 September 2022

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TRADA
Summary

This document summarises a number of the papers presented that are of most interest to members.

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The Young Researchers’ Conference, the Institution of Structural Engineers’ annual research event, brings together young, forward thinking structural engineering PhD students and researchers, along with industry professionals and academics.

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The new store at Cheshire Oaks, the third ‘sustainable learning store’ to be built, is also the second largest M&S store in the country and is the company’s flagship for sustainability, carbon efficiency, biodiversity and material innovation, with the use of
timber, both for construction and for fuel, as a central concept of the design.

‘A beacon of hope for hungry drivers looking for quality food’ was how an eminent restaurant critic described Gloucester Motorway Services, which recently opened between junctions 11a and 12 of the north and south bound sides of the M5 near Brookethorpe, Gloucester.