Keep it Civil - UCL Engineering Podcast

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Keep it Civil, the engineering podcast from UCL Civil, Environmental& Geomatic Engineering, explores the fascinating and diverse world of engineering. We sit down with top engineers from UCL and beyond to discuss some amazing projects tackling real-world problems and shine a light on aspects of engineering science that may not have been on your radar. New episodes every other Wednesday.

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Keep it Civil, the biweekly engineering podcast from UCL Civil, Environmental& Geomatic Engineering, explores the fascinating and diverse world of engineering. We sit down with top engineers from UCL and beyond to discuss some amazing projects tackling real-world problems and shine a light on aspects of engineering science that may not have been on your radar. http://www.cege.ucl.ac.uk Banner image: Pointcloud of La Cotte de St Brelade, Jersey, by Charles Thomson, 3DIMPact Research Group (Hear more about this project: https://soundcloud.com/cege_ucl/keep-it-civil-05-digital-preservation-of-the-past)
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-02-22 17:07
last episode published
2017-10-30 14:51
publication frequency
45.69 days
Contributors
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Number of Episodes
23
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Episodes

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30.10.2017

Keep it Civil 304 – The past, present, and future of transport

In this week’s episode of Keep it Civil, we are joined by Dr Clemence Cavoli from the UCL Centre for Transport Studies, to speak about the past, present, and future trends of transport use. The centre for transport studies is a multidisciplinary resear...
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4.10.2017

Keep it Civil 303 - Women in Engineering

In this new episode of Keep it Civil, Julie Elkouby, the president of the UCL Student Society of Women Engineers, joins us to speak about the issues facing women in the engineering industry, and what her soceity is doing to improve the numbers of women...
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10.08.2017

Keep It Civil 302 - The Future of Infrastructure

For the second episode of series three we are joined by Professor Brian Collins to talk us through the work of the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC), which aims to address the insufficient and unsustainable value ext...
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9.06.2017

Keep it Civil 301 - Solar Energy in Rwanda

In this new episode of Keep it Civil, Iwona Bisaga talks about her work with solar energy in Rwanda, and the Beacon Bursary grant project bringing the user story to the people of Kigali and London. Follow Iwona on twitter (twitter.com/IwonaBisaga)or t...
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7.09.2016

Keep it Civil 203 - Biodiversity in the City

For the last episode of this mini series, we're joined by EngD Researcher Alison Fairbrass to discuss her research measuring and monitoring biodiversity in cities and the built environment using sound recordings, and the ways in which this research can...
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31.08.2016

Keep it Civil 202 - Earthquake Search and Rescue

Josh Macabuag, Research Engineer at UCL with the Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience (USAR), joins us to talk about his work with the charity Search and Rescue Assistance in Disasters (SARAID). Working with SARAID, Josh was deployed to Nepal...
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10.08.2016

Keep It Civil 201 - Adaptive Building Structures

Keep it Civil is back for series two, and we're joined by EngD Researcher Gennaro Senatore to discuss the design philosophy of adaptive building structures he developed here at UCL with the Centre for Urban Sustainability and Resilience (USAR) and Expe...
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2.12.2015

Keep It Civil 116 - Density Matters!

Rachna Leveque, Urban Planner and doctoral student at UCL, joins us to talk about how density relates to governance and resilience in cities, with a special look at Mumbai. What exactly do planners mean when they talk about density, and why is it impor...
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18.11.2015

Keep it Civil 115 - Tackling Urban Microbes

Dr Lena Ciric and members of UCL's Healthy Infrastructure Research Group (HIRG) join us to talk about tackling the spread of microbes in urban environments. We discuss how exactly microbes spread around the built environment (and how we know this), as ...
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4.11.2015

Keep it Civil 114 - Redesigning the Wheelchair

Giulia Barbareschi, PhD student at UCL, joins us to talk about her PhD research which seeks to redesign (or optimise) the wheelchair. We discuss why the wheelchair needs optimising in the first place, as well as Giulia's research which aims to reduce t...
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21.10.2015

Keep it Civil 113 - Appropriate Technology

Dr Ilan Adler, Teaching Fellow in Environmental Engineering, returns give us an insight into the world of appropriate technology. We discuss the benefits, from financial to social, of appropriate technology and adapting solutions to specific situations...
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15.07.2015

Keep it Civil 112 - High Speed Rail

A second special episode, recorded and produced by EngD student Loretta von der Tann. Loretta talks to Dr Chia-Lin Chen, Research Associate in the UCL Bartlett School of Planning, and discusses the benefits and challenges of high speed rail, how high s...
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17.06.2015

Keep it Civil 111 - Rainwater Harvesting

Dr Ilan Adler, Teaching Fellow in Environmental Engineering, joins us to tell us about rainwater harvesting. We discuss how exactly people around the world are collecting and reusing rainwater, how it's helping combat the global water crisis, particula...
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4.06.2015

Keep it Civil 110 - 3D Imaging for Cultural Heritage

Dr Mona Hess, Research Manager in the 3DIMPact research group, joins us to talk all about 3D imaging metrology for cultural heritage - a spiritual follow up to Keep it Civil episode 05 on digital preservation of the past! We discuss exactly what is 3D ...
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20.05.2015

Keep it Civil 109 - 3DGIS

Kelvin Wong (@kelvin-wong-57), PhD student at UCL, joins us to talk about the world of 3DGIS (Geographic Information Systems). We talk about what exactly 3DGIS is and what advantage that extra dimension gives us, as well as the applications and benefit...
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6.05.2015

Keep it Civil 108 - CEGE Undergraduate Experience

Dina Holzapfel, CEGE alumna and now professional tutor for our undergraduate students, recently returned to the department to speak to some of our current students. She discusses her time here at UCL, touching on how our undergraduate programme prepare...
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22.04.2015

Keep it Civil 107 - Accessibility Engineering

Dr Catherine Holloway, Lecturer in Accessibility Engineering at UCL, joins us to talk about that very subject - Accessibility Engineering. What problems do people with disabilities face in using public transport and getting around, and how are engineer...
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8.04.2015

Keep it Civil 106 - Crossrail& Thames Tideway Tunnel

In this special episode, recorded and produced by EngD student Loretta von der Tann, CEGE's Dr Sarah Bell and Dr Pedro Ferreira, and Michael Devriendt, Associate Director at Arup, discuss two of London's biggest infrastructure projects - Crossrail and ...
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25.03.2015

Keep it Civil 105 - Digital Preservation of the Past

Dr Matt Pope from The UCL Institute of Archaeology and Anita Soni from the 3DIMPact research group join us to talk about digital preservation of the past and their project laser scanning La Cotte de St Brelade in Jersey. We discuss how the project all ...
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11.03.2015

Keep it Civil 104 - Engineering Against Tsunami

Professor Tiziana Rossetto and Dr David McGovern from UCL EPICentre (the Earthquake& People Interaction Centre) join us to talk about tsunami. We discuss how countries protect themselves from tsunami, how effective these defences are and how resear...
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25.02.2015

Keep it Civil 103 - Engineers Without Borders

Katie Mann and Michael Coombs from Engineering Without Borders UCL join us to talk about how the student-run EWB UCL is helping communities around the world with their fantastic international development projects. How do projects to build toilets in Ni...
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11.02.2015

Keep it Civil 102 - Cycle Superhighways

Dr Tom Cohen, Deputy Director of the UCL Transport Institute, joins us to talk about London’s cycle superhighways and cycling infrastructure in general. Why is London’s cycling infrastructure so inconsistent when compared to other major European cities...
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29.01.2015

Keep it Civil 101 - Space Debris

Dr Stuart Grey joins us to talk about space debris for our very first episode. Just how many satellites, rocket cast-offs and astronaut gloves are zipping around above our heads right now? How dangerous is space debris, and how can we get rid of the o...
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