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Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

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The Project Support Centre is located in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

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Delivering change: Supporting links between universities and high-growth firms in cities

Posted on: 30 April 2014
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This ‘delivering change’ paper, supported by Santander, offers a series of case studies in the UK and abroad showing different ways universities, high-growth firms and cities collaborate. Some take advantage of history and brand such as Cambridge, while others build cross-border networks in order to build scale and make greater investments than they could on their own.

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Gateway to Research

Posted on: 11 March 2014
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The Gateway to Research (GtR) website has been developed by the Research Councils UK (RCUK) to enable users to search and analyse information about publicly funded research. This website will be of particular interest to innovative Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs), enabling easy access to information about current research projects and outcomes of past projects; it will however also be of interest to other users, such as academic institutions and the general public.

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Roadmap on the future research needs of tall buildings

Posted on: 14 February 2014
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This report aims to identify priority research topics and research gaps in the field of tall buildings. The main objective of the Roadmap is to create a guide for the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, the International Council for Research and Innovation in Building and Construction, UNESCO and all those involved in tall buildings to assist in the planning of future research and the pursuit of funding, in order to advance the typology to its optimum level. The Roadmap identifies ten important interdisciplinary findings that constitute the research agenda for moving the Tall Building concept forward in terms of the social sustainability and energy performance of tall buildings. 

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Box of Broadcasts

Posted on: 16 January 2014
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These videos provide guidance on how to make use of the Box of Broadcasts (BoB).

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Awareness, information and user rights

Posted on: 2 January 2014
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This paper provides an overview of EU-funded research and studies in awareness, information and user rights. The summary embraces both research projects financed under the Sixth and Seventh Framework Programmes (FP6 and FP7) and studies financed by DG MOVE. The publication presents research on raising awareness on mobility and driving behaviour, as well as on job opportunities in the transport sector. Furthermore, it contains projects and studies on passenger information systems and passenger rights.

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Box of Broadcasts (BoB)

Posted on: 10 December 2013
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Box of Broadcasts (BoB) is having an upgrade,  ready for the new launch on 6th January 2014, BoB will be closed from 5pm on 13th December until 23rd December 2013. The upgrade is the most substantial update to BoB National since its launch in 2009 and will result in a range of new features and much more content, including: Over 1 million TV and radio programmes available, including all BBC TV and radio content dating from mid-2007; More than ten foreign language channels; An extended 30-day recording buffer; Display and search transcripts and thumbnails; Watch BoB on your handheld device; An improved way to create clips, playlists and clip compilations; An easy one-click citation to reference programmes in your work; A new-look website and improved navigation; Share what you’re watching on Twitter; Add You-Tube style comments on programmes and clips.

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The Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network

Posted on: 3 December 2013
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The Environmental Sustainability Knowledge Transfer Network exists to accelerate the UK’s transition to a low carbon, resource and energy efficient economy by connecting businesses, universities, other research organisations and government agencies, and catalysing innovation across a wide range of environmental technologies. Videos of conferences and worksops are available here.

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Newsletter from National Centre for Research Methods

Posted on: 29 November 2013
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The Winter 2013 issue of the MethodsNews newsletter from the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) is now available online. Contents include: CyberGIS for analyzing urban data; hacking the Smart City; and a video of a lecture entitled “Why do fieldwork?”

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Institute of Risk and Uncertainty

Posted on: 21 November 2013
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The University of Liverpool has launched a research institute to develop understanding of risk and resilience in building design, materials science and other key areas.

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Qualitative Expertise at Southampton (QUEST)

Posted on: 7 November 2013
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QUEST stands for Qualitative Expertise at Southampton. It is a group that brings together staff from across the University who have expertise in the development, application and teaching of qualitative methods. On this site you can find out about events and research organized by QUEST and search the QUEST database for people with expertise in particular methods. QUEST runs events that bring qualitative researchers from across the University into dialogue with each other and with qualitative experts from other institutions, as well as collaborative events with other qualitative research groups outside of Southampton. It also makes information about the events and video and audio recordings of presentations available.

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