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19th Jan 24

Curious Curtins: Uncovering the Secrets of Charity-Shop Bookends

Dr Samuel Grainger Ph.D. shares the fascinating backstory of two humble-looking bookends, discovered in a local charity shop.

Sam Grainger Bookends
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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
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19th Oct 23

Embodied Carbon takes a lead in discussions at Education Estates

Stephen Beggs discusses how Education Estates marks a change in narrative for embodied carbon

Brackenhurst Building Nottingham Trent University
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22nd Sep 23

Curtins leads the discussion on Embodied Carbon in Cumbria

Experts from across Curtins shared insights and best practice on how carbon data, civil and structural engineering and the conservation of existing buildings align to deliver lower embodied carbon solutions.

Suzanne Johnsen speaking at event
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3rd Aug 23

Changing Perspectives Through Reverse Mentoring

The programme helps ensure that the direction of our company remains relevant, with a continuous feedback cycle between experience levels and generations.

How the Cumbrian Hills set the perfect scene for my first Reverse Mentoring Session
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5th Jul 23

Unveiling our new brand identity

As part of the transformative journey we are taking as an Employee-Owned Trust, I’m delighted to announce another significant milestone in the history of our company.

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5th May 23

Can Young Professionals Succeed at MIPIM?

I attended my first MIPIM a month ago and it has taken me a few weeks to gather my thoughts on the infamous conference.

Can Young Professionals Succeed at MIPIM?
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27th Feb 23

How the Cumbrian Hills set the perfect scene for my first Reverse Mentoring Session

Communications Director Rhiannon Carss reflects on her first experience of being a mentee in Curtins’ Reverse Mentoring programme, and how conversations whilst walking can open the mind and the soul.  

How the Cumbrian Hills set the perfect scene for my first Reverse Mentoring Session
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9th Feb 23

Myth busting: 5 things wrongly assumed about apprenticeships

With the theme for 2023 being ‘Skills for Life’ there is no better time to reflect on how apprenticeships support in the unlocking of individuals potential through knowledge development and transferable skills that support a rewarding and successful career.

Myth busting: 5 things wrongly assumed about Apprenticeships
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8th Feb 23

National Apprenticeship Week 2023: The value of apprenticeships

It’s National Apprenticeship Week and we’re highlighting the value and positive impact our apprentices have on their projects, as well as the ‘skills for life’ they have developed in their programme.

National Apprenticeship Week 2023: The value of apprenticeships