Curious Curtins: Uncovering the Secrets of Charity-Shop Bookends

Sam Grainger
Sam Grainger on 19th Jan 2024

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From the Anston Quarry to the Palace of Westminster, Dr Samuel Grainger Ph.D. shares the fascinating backstory of two humble-looking bookends, discovered in a local charity shop.

Our experienced team of geo-environmental engineers often stumble across interesting finds in their line of work, and over the 20 years as a Curtins' specialism, we have some great tales to tell.

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27th Nov 23

What impact do our learning places have on their users?

After the Learning Places Scotland Conference, Julie Henderson - BD Manager for Scotland - reflects on the impact the spaces we design have on their users, through insight and thoughts shared by pupils and teaching staff during the two-day event.

Learning Places Scotland
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8th Nov 23

Celebrating National STEM Day

Today is STEM Day and here at Curtins we pride ourselves on being STEM ambassadors, aiming to inspire the next generation of scientists, technologists, engineers and mathematicians.

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27th Oct 23

International Mentoring Day

Rebecca King, Director of Learning and Development, highlights the good work of all those who act as a mentor on International Mentoring Day.

Mentoring