The industry newsletter of the
School of Built Environment and Engineering
NEW COURSE: MSc Construction Management launched!

The construction world is witnessing a transformation to become a smart and technologically innovative industry. In response to this innovation intensive environment Leeds Beckett University has launched a new MSc course in Construction Management. This course provides the knowledge and skills to deliver effective innovation and successfully manage projects in this ever-evolving field... READ MORE
New School Website!

We are pleased to have rolled out our new School microsite on the Leeds Beckett University website this week. Visit our new site here and let us know what you think!
NEWS: Outreach event for over 140 children at York primary school encourages an interest in STEM... READ MORE
NEWS: School of Built Environment and Engineering funds International Research Workshop on Sustainable Urban Water Technologies in Pakistan... READ MORE
NEWS: One of a kind in the University 'writing retreat' for our final year Human Geography and Planning Students... READ MORE
Here are the key March/April dates for your 2019 diary, please do not hesitate to contact us via for further information on any of the events below!
Degree Apprenticeship Breakfast Briefing for businesses

Thursday 7th March 2019 
08:00 to 09:00
The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University

Degree apprenticeships  offer a cost-effective way to develop your workforce, attract new talent and inject vitality into your business for sustainable growth and success.Join us and speak to our expert staff who are developing and delivering our programmes and find out how our degree apprenticeships can help your business. Click for further info and booking
International Women's Week 2019: Industry Skills Panel Discussion

Thursday 7th March 2019 
12:00 to 13:30 (registration from 11:30)
Shulmans Solictors, Leeds LS1 4AP

For International Women’s Week 2019, Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber are delighted to be bringing you a lunchtime discussion on the highly topical issue of future skills for the industry lead by a panel of senior sector professionals... Click for further info and booking
BIM/Digital Construction half day conference: The Benefits of Open Data

Wednesday 13th March 2019 
13:00 to 17:00 (registration/lunch from 12:00)
Squire Patton Boggs, Leeds

Lonely BIM is just the start; sharing the data – recycling it – is probably the most fundamental reason for working digitally. But how do you determine what data to share and how? What are the implications and the advantages to collaborative workflows... Click for further info and booking
PROFESSORIAL INAUGURAL LECTURE, Professor Parneet Paul: Helping Solve Global Water Sustainability Challenges of the Future – Development of Membrane Technologies to Allow Full Wastewater Recycling

Wednesday 13th March 2019
18:00 to 19:00 (Arrival from 17:30)
Ground Floor Atrium, Rose Bowl

Global climate change coupled with increasing population growth requires us to radically re-think how we provide water for households, businesses and industry in the future. Most regional water sources are almost fully utilised to meet current demand and will not be able to meet future demand. Parneet will discuss his research into increasing wastewater reuse after optimal treatment using novel membrane technologies. Click for further info and booking
PROFESSORIAL INAUGURAL LECTURE, Professor Mohammad Dulaimi: Accelerating Innovation to transform the construction industry

Wednesday 10th April 2019
18:00 to 19:00 (Arrival from 17:30)
Ground Floor Atrium, Rose Bowl

The industry is under significant pressure to transform itself into a smarter, more advanced industry. This involves deployment of the latest technologies and practices needed to create a smart living and working environment.
Mohammad will present his research that examined innovation dynamics at corporate and team levels to enable management, professionals and practitioners in the construction industry to reduce the time needed to realise successful innovation... Click for further info and booking
Partnered Events (March)
CIBSE Yorkshire Seminar with Leeds Beckett University: 18th Edition IET Wiring regulation presented by Tony Sung

Wednesday 6th March 2019
18:00 onwards
The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University

For tickets email
Free to attend Noise Awareness Seminar - Working Well Together

Wednesday 27th March 2019 (am)
The Rose Bowl, Leeds Beckett University

Constructing Excellence Yorkshire and Humber (CEYH) Awards 2019... READ MORE

The CEYH awards focus attention on some of the most important issues in the construction sector and reward the companies, collaborations and projects sharing best practice and inspiring others to adopt new and better ways of working that deliver outstanding results. Free to enter and open to anyone involved in delivering any aspect of construction, full details at

Closing Date:   Thursday 18th April 2019
Shortlist Announced:   Monday 20th May 2019
Gala Awards Dinner:   Thursday 11th July 2019 (Leeds)
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