The University of Edinburgh established research in the field of Fire Safety Engineering in the early 1970s and today has the largest group of postgraduate researchers and academics specialising on fire science and fire safety engineering research in Europe. The BRE Centre for Fire Safety Engineering was formed a decade ago and has forged strong links with a number of industrial partners in the UK, Europe and further afield.

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  • Cone calorimeter tests of combustible materials found in informal settlements 

    Wang, Yu; Rush, David
    Data supporting Wang et al. "Cone calorimeter tests of combustible materials found in informal settlements" (In submission). See readme.txt for detail of contents of files.
  • Edinburgh Tall Building Fire Tests 

    Hidalgo, Juan P; Cowlard, Adam; Abecassis-Empis, Cecilia; Maluk, Cristian; Majdalani, Agustin H; Kahrmann, Steffen; Hilditch, Ryan; Krajcovic, Michal; Torero, Jose L
    A full-scale experimental series is undertaken to generate a comprehensive data set to study and characterise fires in large open-plan spaces, typical of contemporary infrastructure and Tall Buildings in particular. ...