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Ensure the future of steel framed properties Aug 18, 2014 - May 31, 2017
To develop an understanding of how best to ensure the future of Abertay Housing Association’s non-traditional steel framed housing stock through protecting against progressive deterioration whilst improving the thermal efficiency of each property to... Read More

The Integra House Jul 1, 2017 - Jun 30, 2018
The current shortage of new-build homes in rural areas calls for innovation and improved productivity. This project focuses on the design optimisation and prototyping of digitally integrated production of affordable rural housing and exploring the po... Read More

Green passenger transport in rural areas Jun 1, 2017 - Jun 1, 2021
Transport in remote, rural and island areas is car dependent and CO2 intensive, while public transport (PT) is relatively ineffective, having low usage and high emissions per passenger.

Rural public transport subsidies are unsustainab... Read More

Port cities: innovation sustainability Sep 1, 2016 - Nov 30, 2020
Port Cities can be seen as multidimensional laboratories where challenges connected with urban mobility are more complex. They are at once a challenge and an opportunity, as they provide scope for planning, researching and implementing integrated mo... Read More

Smart peripheral and remote airports 2020

Smart peripheral and remote airports 2020 May 1, 2015 - Nov 1, 2016
Mindful of aviation’s carbon footprint, this project will foster more sustainable energy use. Low carbon fuel airport surface access demonstrator trials are intended at airports in Scotland as low carbon exemplars on how to decarbonise links from th... Read More

Visual asset management software Aug 1, 2018 - Mar 25, 2021
To develop, translate and transform existing Visual Asset Management software, used in the Oil & Gas Sector, to be able to support collaborations within the Construction and Infrastructure sectors, for applications in both new construction as well as... Read More

Timber Panel for Russwood Feb 1, 2019 - Feb 29, 2020
The project aims to develop a timber cladding panel system to be used as a sustainable alternative to commonly used composite or metal cladding panels. The focus of this cladding panel will be ease of manufacture and installation, as well as designin... Read More

Planning for Autonomous Vehicles PAV Sep 2, 2019 - Sep 1, 2022
Autonomous Vehicles (AV), or self-driving vehicles, promise widely available, low-cost, clean, door-to-door transport for people and goods. Widespread use on Europe’s roads is anticipated by the 2030s and is expected to have numerous societal implica... Read More

Internal Wall Insulation

Internal Wall Insulation Aug 30, 2019 - Dec 31, 2019
A technical evaluation of the internal wall insulation methodology for “hard to treat” masonry buildings with lath and plaster inner walls (known as pre-1919 traditional construction buildings). We will examine existing drawings, specifications and... Read More

Stronghouse Jan 1, 2020 - Dec 31, 2022
The Stronghouse project focuses on community approaches to retrofitting houses for energy efficiency. Current practices to improve home energy efficiency are not sufficiently developed to meet CO2 emission reduction targets. This is largely because... Read More

Digital Centre for Excellence for Construction Skills Nov 1, 2019 - Sep 29, 2020
This project aims to carry out research into the digital skills gaps and existing provision of digitisation within construction sector to identify areas ripe for improvement and to assess the solutions required to answer the demand for digital constr... Read More


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