Webinars content

Paul Nathanail
May 2023
soil with stones in it and overlaid text "Emerging soil and water contaminants in land contamination risk management, 16th May | 12.30-13.15 | Online"

Emerging contaminants, such as PFAS, are increasingly important considerations as we explore environmental risk and consider the future of scientific approaches to the environment.

In this webinar, Paul Nathanail describes the characteristics of emerging contaminants of concern...

Jess Shaw
May 2023

The built environment uses almost half of the worlds materials extracted each year and as of 2016, the construction and demolition sector in the UK is responsible for 62% (66.2 million tonnes) of the total waste generated.

Demolition has a reputation for being a wasteful industry. Work...

Dr. Andreas Kafizas
May 2023

In this webinar Dr Andreas Kafizas introduced photocatalytic technology and described how for the last 10 years a noise barrier which removes traffic pollution has been developed and tested in Canada and the UK.

We learned how this barrier can make immediate impact in reducing...

Andy O'Dea
May 2023

The sustainable management and reuse of soils on construction sites is a fundamental part of the environmental performance of a project, not to mention its commercial and programme viability. However, this is becoming more and more challenging in the current regulatory climate, with a push away...

Professor John Turner
April 2023
View from above of a beach with people on it, and to the right there are boats along a pier.

The ways in which coastal zones are managed play a key role in the wider picture of ocean sustainability. 

In this event, we heard from Professor John Turner who gave an overview of Integrated Coastal Zone Management (ICZM) as a tool and process, sharing details of how it...

Jack Shore
April 2023
Image of trees and a lake

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are incredibly useful chemicals, used in coatings, waterproofing and firefighting foams. Firefighting foams in particular, have resulted in repeated discharges of contamination onto the ground in tens of thousands of locations around the world. Once in...