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We have 15 Built Environment PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Edinburgh

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Built Environment PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Edinburgh

We have 15 Built Environment PhD Projects, Programmes & Scholarships in Edinburgh

The Impact of Climate Change on Timber in Construction

Construction delivery and operation accounts for 34% global final energy use and 37% energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions whilst extracting finite resources and destroying natural habitats. Read more

A Framework to Use Parallel Computing and Simulations for Net-Zero Built Environment

The UK was the first major economy that passed net-zero emission law. The reduction of carbon emissions in the construction industry mostly relied upon a ‘fabric first’ approach in addition to use renewables. Read more

Engineered Timber Solutions for Circularity

There is a global market shift towards sustainable construction methods and correspondingly increased demand for mass timber products and systems with an emphasis on cross-laminated and glue-laminated timber forms. Read more

Improving Post Contract Cost-Control Estimates using Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML)

Construction projects infamously suffer from significant financial losses and possible ultimate project failure as a result of poor financial management due to poor budgeting, cost prediction, monitoring, and not well-informed commercial management decisions. Read more

BIM-based expert system for predicting CO2 emissions at the project design phase decision-making

In recent years, human activities and rapid urban developments have negatively affected the ecosystem and quality of life. The planet's temperature has risen by 2 degrees following the Industrial Revolution, and it is predicted that this number will be added to the overall impact by 2050. Read more

Spatial Housing Market Spillovers in the UK

The housing market is undoubtedly an important contributor to both the UK economy and people’s quality of life and well-being. Changes in house prices can affect many stakeholders in the market, including homeowners. Read more

Smart Cities 4.0

The intelligence of smart cities has been the subject of much academic debate over the past 20 years. This PhD opportunity shall study the latest version of smart cities as the urban and regional innovation system of the fourth industrial revolution. Read more
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