From the macro to the micro: analysis from the IES

Anton Bradley
June 2023
Graphic showing headshot of Anton Bradley alongside text reading "It was deeply satisfying to support an IES member to become a chartered scientist. I would encourage those seeking to become chartered to use the platform to find a mentor, as well as those recently chartered to support their peers.” Anton Bradley. Principle Land Quality Scientist at Jacobs (UK) Limited. Also features banner for #VolunteersWeel ask and the IES logo.

Anton Bradley, Principal Land Quality Scientist at Jacobs (UK) Limited, is one of our amazing mentors volunteering his time to support people in achieving their Chartered Scientist (CSci) Chartership. To coincide with Volunteers' Week 2023, we caught up with Anton to hear about his experience as...

Joseph Lewis
June 2023
Field with overlaid text: "Environmental Improvement Plan: What's coming up in your specialism?"

In January 2023, the UK Government published its Environmental Improvement Plan (EIP) as the first update to its 25 Year Environment Plan. The Plan covers 10 high-level goals, most of which interact directly or indirectly with natural systems, environmental outcomes, and other policy...

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...


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