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Properties of Plant Fiber Composites

Brazilian researchers are looking for sustainable alternatives for construction materials. Here you will find some of the properties of plant fiber composites with potential for use in the civil construction.


Eco-friendly Construction Materials

Here is a list and description of some of the eco-friendly construction materials with application in civil engineering.


How Brazil is Embracing Sustainability in Civil Engineering

Over the past decades, there has been an increase in frequency and intensity of natural disasters. It feels like we are in a race against time to revert a damage we have caused. Researchers from different countries are engaging to find sustainable solutions to several issues so future generations will...


5 Ways to Increase Sustainability in Your Research Lab

Implementing sustainability doesn't have to be difficult. Here are 5 things you can do to make your lab more sustainable. Also, learn what 3 universities have done to be more eco-friendly.


30+ Research Funding Agencies that Support International Collaboration

Collaboration in research can improve project outcomes and communication. View this list of 30+ research funding agencies that support international collaboration.


Energy vs. Global Warming: Where Are We Heading?

This article discusses alternative energy sources and their impact on the environment, as well as shares about a company aiming to capture and use CO2 constructively.


Pros and Cons of 10 Types of Energy

This article evaluates benefits and challenges of various energy sources, including solar, nuclear, wind, and more.


Brazil and “Styrofoam” Reuse

Expanded polystyrene is often not recycled for many reasons. However, despite difficulties, EPS can and should be recycled. Discover how Brazilian Universities are recycling EPS waste for use in different applications


5 Ways to Save on Publication Costs

Quality research is expensive and it is disappointing when unexpected costs are incurred and you don’t have enough money to pay the high publishing fees. Here are 5 ways on how you can save on publication costs.


10 Online Tools for Remote Work

In the times of COVID-19, it’s very important to be aware of the available tools for conducting meetings, classes, and conferences. Check this list of tools AJE prepared just for you.

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