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Reflections on Curtins’ Summer Insight Programme

Curtins’ Civil Engineering and Sustainable Infrastructure Insight Programme has drawn to a close, with 27 budding civil engineers successfully completing the programme on 3rd September. Designed to encourage new talent...

Looking ahead to the 2021 Offsite Awards

We are looking forward to getting back to some real-life events over the coming months, and none more so that the Offsite Awards at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry on...

What the government’s Life Sciences Vision means for the construction industry

In the lead up to a major Science and Innovation Parks event I am attending next month, I have been reading the Government’s new 10 year strategy for the Life...

How MMC is crucial to the delivery of healthcare projects

"Healthcare and construction are both in a period of rapid change and transformation. Embracing digitisation and modern methods of construction is key to delivering healthcare infrastructure which meets the needs...

Rob Melling: My journey from Apprentice to CEO

"Someone asked me recently how it came to pass that I chose a career in engineering, and the answer is; ‘complete fluke’. It was 1981, I had left school with...

Let’s talk about carbon

Stephen Beggs, Curtins’ lead on carbon reduction reflects on 2020 as a year of change and discusses where we need to go next in reducing the environmental impact of our...

My experiences on a virtual work placement at Curtins by Olivia Rosengarten

Following the successful launch of Curtins Academy online, we have extended our opportunities for digital learning and development to student and teacher placements. Most recently, we have been ‘joined’ by...

Inter-institutional Collaboration – why bother?

A couple of weeks ago our staff across Manchester and Liverpool organised and participated in a multi-institute event with the Institution of Civil Engineers and the Institution of Structural Engineers,...

Has the DfMA revolution begun?

The construction industry is evolving. We all acknowledge that many of the technologies that are adopted in constructing our buildings for the 21st century are based on the same principles...

My Week at Curtins: Samantha Gibson

Samantha, a sixth form pupil at Wirral Grammar School for Girls, has spent the last week with engineers, technicians and support staff in our Liverpool Headquarters as part of her work...