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Centre of Excellence (Feb 2015)

Centre of Excellence in Temporary Works Engineering

The Temporary Works Forum (TWf) is seeking expressions of interest to provide a UK-based Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Temporary Works Engineering. The purpose will be to: a) research into industry issues to find practical solutions; b) provide expert advice and consultation; c) provide CPD for the industry; and d) provide education to first degree level. The TWf regards this as a partnering opportunity and seeks an organisation which shares its aims, which are: the advancement of education; the saving of lives; the advancement of science; and the avoidance of disasters.

Providers and/or Co-Sponsors

Providers and Co-sponsors were invited to express an interest by 5th March 2015.  A subsequent 'statement of intent' was to be submitted by 20th March 2015.  Six proposals were received.

Co-Sponsors

Sponsors wishing to a greater or lesser role in the management of the CoE must be organisations that the TWf’s aims, which are: (a) the advancement of education; (b) the saving of lives; (c) the advancement of science; and (d) the avoidance of disasters.

Update (June 2015)

Following the TWf AGM and Open Meeting on 3.6.15 the Directors are progressing a proposal to establish a Centre of Excellence.  Co-sponsors are invited still.