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24th Australasian Conference on the Mechanics of Structures and Materials

The last 9th of December students from the UQ Fire attended the ACMSM24 conference. In my case, that was the first time I was going to present my research to professors other than my supervisors and people in UQ Fire. 443 more words


UQ Fire's site visit of Bamboo Structures at the Woodford Folk Festival

In recent years, many engineers and architects have been looking for new options for sustainable construction, and they have seen in bamboo an excellent opportunity to meet the aspirations of the global movement towards environmental sustainability. 407 more words


Medievalists in Scotland Meeting

On the third of December, The St Andrews Institute for Medieval Studies welcomed almost a hundred medievalists from all over Scotland for a day of friendly chats and scholarly exchanges of ideas. 347 more words


The UNESCO Chair in ICT4D at the start of 2017

The UNESCO Chair in ICT4D would like to take this opportunity to wish all of our members and colleagues a very successful year ahead in 2017.  221 more words


Early Modern and Reformation Studies Reading Weekend

Blog written by Hannah Briscoe

In mid-November, Early Modern and Reformation Studies students and staff gathered around the warmth of a fire and the grandeur of a… 514 more words


Monthly Round Up: November

Staff Activity

Dr Rory Cox gave a paper, ‘Waterboarding: “torture-lite” or “getting medieval on your ass”?’, at the University of Glasgow, School of Social and Political Sciences, Politics Seminar, 17th November. 446 more words


Publication Spotlight: Royal Heirs and the Uses of Soft Power in Nineteenth-Century Europe

Blog written by Professor Frank Lorenz Müller

In 1877 Archduke Rudolf, the heir to the Austro-Hungarian Empire, reached his majority. To mark this happy day, Field Marshall Archduke Albrecht, the stern Éminence grise of the Habsburg family, sent the young man a set of “aphorisms”, which contained a whole list of strict injunctions and dire warnings. 509 more words