Inspiring the next generation at Peterborough STEM Festival

Inspiring the next generation at Peterborough STEM Festival

JBA Trust’s physical models were used to help demonstrate and explore engineering, flood risk and hydraulic concepts at Peterborough STEM Festival on Saturday 12th October.

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Brand new flow meter donated by Canal & River Trust

Brand new flow meter donated by Canal & River Trust

JBA Trust are delighted to have received a new Flowmeter Wading Set, donated by the Canal & Rivers Trust.

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Young farmers use physical models to learn about natural flood management

Young farmers use physical models to learn about natural flood management

JBA Trust was pleased to support an event for young farmers who are increasingly interested in the environmental impact of farming and its effect on hydrology and flood management

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Inspiring future career choices

Inspiring future career choices

The JBA Trust large hydraulic flume was in action at the Greater Peterborough University Technical College freshers’ event on 9th September 2019. The event introduced year 10 and year 12 students to local employers to give them an idea of how their studies could be used in careers in industry.

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New JBA Trust weather station

New JBA Trust weather station

We have installed an automatic weather station at our Broughton Park office, near Skipton in North Yorkshire. Data recorded at this station is freely available for use by schools, universities and communities.

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Infrastructure network risk analysis: scour at railway bridges

Infrastructure network risk analysis: scour at railway bridges

New paper reports a probabilistic analysis of the risk to the British railway network from scour at bridges

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Scholarships for postgraduate training in flood and coastal risk mananagement

Scholarships for postgraduate training in flood and coastal risk mananagement

JBA Trust is fully funding tuition fees for places on Lancaster University’s postgraduate courses in Flood and Coastal Risk Management starting in the 2019-20 academic year.

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Learning about communicating flood risk during work experience placement

Learning about communicating flood risk during work experience placement

Work experience student, Abigail Brook-Petty, joined the JBA Trust for a week to learn about how new visualisation techniques can help people learn about flood risk.

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Supporting the Key Stage 2 Geography Curriculum

Supporting the Key Stage 2 Geography Curriculum

We were very pleased to support the Key Stage 2 geography curriculum at Christchurch Primary School in Skipton on Wednesday 3rd July, where Year 5 and 6 pupils have been learning about local and international rivers, the journey of a river, river features and flooding.

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Environmental engineering day helps the next generation tackle climate change

Environmental engineering day helps the next generation tackle climate change

On Thursday 13 June, JBA Trust, the University of Nottingham and JN Bentley delivered a ‘Risk and Environmental Engineering Day’ for all Year 10 pupils at Skipton Girls’ High School. Students took part in four interactive workshops, using innovative technology and physical models, to learn about the tools they could be using to tackle climate change in their future careers.

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