Inspired by Nature | Improving sustainability in Civil Engineering

Throwback Thursday with Professor Becky Lunn

Professor Becky Lunn MBE FRSE FREng, Head of the Centre for Ground Engineering and Energy Geosciences at the University of Strathclyde, will reflect on her inspirational talk from the RSE’s Women in Science – an exhibition highlighting some of the most talented leaders, thinkers and practitioners working in Scotland. Becky’s identified civil engineering’s vital role in improving sustainability, inspired by nature her research involved an alternative to concrete – which contributes around 8% of our global carbon emissions.

Kicking off our Throwback Thursday series, Professor Becky Lunn discusses the current challenges within civil engineering, her breakthrough work and how she’s adapted to working during lockdown.

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