Tag Archive for 'University of Bath'

Investec Chief Economist to give Guernsey presentation on Eurozone economic outlook on 15 May 2012

May 5th, 2012 by Investec Bank Channel Islands Limited

THE Euro crisis will be at the centre of a presentation by Philip Shaw, Investec’s chief economist, who will lead a breakfast briefing in Guernsey on Tuesday 15 May 2012 focusing on fears over Spanish fiscal policy with key elections in France and Greece. ‘UK growth disappointed last year with a number of factors resulting […]

University of Bath researchers find that less rubbish collection means more recycling

July 1st, 2011 by University of Bath

Researcher at the University of Bath‘s Economics Department find that reducing the frequency of household bin collections is the key to increasing recycling rates. This finding of a UK-wide study examining why recycling rates differ across the UK counters political and community criticisms that local authority moves to fortnightly or alternate weekly bin collections is […]

The Guardian reports on research at the University of Bath on straw bale construction

July 14th, 2010 by Richard Lord

The Guardian newspaper reports on straw bale construction research at the University of Bath in their article Is straw the building material of the future? Researchers from the BRE Centre for Innovative Construction Materials at the University of Bath have built a balehaus made of prefabricated straw and hemp panels to test how they perform […]