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Research project

Platform Grants


Lead researcher

Professor William Powrie

Professor of Geotechnical Engineering

Research interests

  • Railway track and trackbed behaviour and performance.
  • Geotechnical transportation infrastructure (earthworks, retaining walls, tunnels).

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Other researchers

Professor David Richards

Head of School

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Emeritus Professor Charles Banks

Research interests

  • Controlled anaerobic and aerobic biodegradation of municipal and industrial solid wastes
  • Concepts for an integrated farming system for non competitive food and fuel production

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Research outputs

David Turner,
& Nicholas Woodman
, 2016 , Waste Management , 1--33
Type: article
W. Castano-Tejada,
S. Whatmore,
A. Gilbert,
R. Manser,
& R. Maslen
, 2011 , Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers - Waste and Resource Management , 164 (3) , 179--190
Type: article
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