NMITE

Timber frame chosen for exemplar education site
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Timber frame insulated wall panels from Taylor Lane were used in the construction of a purpose-built 2,500m2 ‘living lab’ for the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE), designed to educate Centre of Advanced Timber Technology (CATT) students.  NMITE is home to CATT, with a strategic mission set by...
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Highlights from Timber TED1
NMITE launches updated timber short courses
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The New Model Institute for Technology & Engineering (NMITE) announces the reconfiguration of its pioneering Timber Technology Engineering Design (TED) courses into specialised, concise programmes tailored for professionals within the UK's built environment sector. An evolution of the original twelve-week part-time courses (TED1 and TED2), this initiative reflects NMITE’s proactive...
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Supplying Timber | Issue 05
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Welcome to the fifth issue of Supplying Timber, a magazine from Timber Development UK (TDUK) dedicated to the timber merchants, suppliers, manufacturers and tradespeople who are interested in working with timber.
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New dates for TimberTED courses
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A new series of dates have been announced for the Timber Technology Engineering Design (TimberTED) course. The courses are run by the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE) and developed in partnership with Timber Development UK (TDUK) and Edinburgh Napier University. They are also endorsed by the CIOB...
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Help raise funds for a timber colleague’s mobility device
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TDUK is supporting a timber industry colleague's efforts to raise funds for a new hands-free mobility device to make it easier for him to continue his work at the New Model Institute for Technology and Engineering (NMITE). Steve Bertasso is an Assistant Professor at NMITE, where he works to raise awareness...
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Upskill your staff in bio-based construction!
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The award-winning Timber TED1 course kicks off for its 4th run on Monday 5 February at NMITE’s purpose-built Centre for Advanced Timber Technology in Hereford. This 12-week blended course, which was winner of the BE-ST Green Skills Award, is the first of many derived from our ‘Timber in Construction Skills...
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Hemphasise wins TDUK Student Challenge
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A mixed-discipline student team from across the UK took the top spot in the 2023 TDUK University Design Challenge, as they competed to reimagine and retrofit a real-life building using timber. The University Design Challenge is the premier competition for students who wish to better understand how to design and...
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Upskill your staff on the use and benefits of timber in building
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Are you a TDUK member who wants to upskill your staff? Would you like to help build a cross-sector network of architects, engineers and project managers all working together to promote the use of timber in construction? If so, then the Timber Technology Engineering Design (TED1) course could be for...
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Teaching the future of timber
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With the next Timber TED 1 course starting on 18 September, TDUK is looking at how the courses help to upskill the next generation of built environment professionals in the use of timber, meets some of the people involved in teaching the course, and hears from former students. The Timber...
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Meet the judges – University Design Challenge: Climate Responsive Retrofit
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On 14 July the four shortlisted teams for #TDChallenge23 will present their final designs to an expert panel of judges who will determine the winning projects. Responding to a brief to retrofit and extend an existing timber frame building - the cricket pavilion in Hereford - the participating teams have...
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