NMG Lunchtime Seminar Series: Focus on Natural Materials & Fire Safety


You are invited to join us for our monthly virtual event where we will be focusing on natural materials and fire safety. In this event we will explore the opportunities and challenges of using timber in construction.  In particular, the ways in which we can ensure our safety as we move towards more sustainable design solutions.


The interactive seminar will also provide the opportunity for Question and Answers and we often hang around at the end for a fun and engaging panel session. Dr Hector F. Archila is one of the NMG board members and will be the MC for this event. He is the CEO Amphibia BASE Ltd and Senior Lecturer UWE.

You will hear from: 

  • Jerry Quayle on 'Don't blame timber because it burns!'
  • Daniel Brandon on 'The revolution of mass timber construction - Fire Safety Challenges and solutions'
  • Dr Angus Law on 'Fire and wooden buildings: is timber a fuel or a construction product?'


Preliminary Agenda

13:00 – Start and greetings
13:05 – Presentations
14:00 – General discussion
14.30 – Close

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