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The EPSRC has released details of new state-of-the-art facilities planned as part of a UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) programme to upgrade the nation's infrastructure.
Professor Lord Robert Mair speaks at the House of Lords on attracting and retaining talent in a post-referendum UK
A debate was held in the House of Lords on Thursday 23 March 2017 on the report from the Science and Technology Committee, A Time for Boldness: EU Membership and UK Science after the Referendum (1st Report, HL Paper 85).
In response to a request from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) launched a four-week call for evidence on 15 February this year to identify which emerging technologies have the most potential for improving infrastructure productivity. The NIC will make recommendations to government on what actions it should consider to support deployment.
CSIC is delighted to announce five new Phase 2 Partners who have joined over the past year: BP International, Bentley Systems, OptaSense, Plowman Craven (PC Monitoring) and Assetscape.
Supporting the national drive to inspire more women to build careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), we present a series of interviews that showcases the talent and diversity of women working in science and engineering with CSIC.
State of the Nation 2017: Digital Transformation calls on industry and Government to use the Modern Industrial Strategy to drive the uptake of digital technology and data in infrastructure design and delivery.
Following Chancellor Philip Hammond’s spring Budget, the Director General of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), Nick Baveystock, has called the recognition of the importance of infrastructure to closing the productivity gap in the UK “very positive developments”.
A debate in the House of Lords exploring the economic and environmental benefits of shale gas development in the United Kingdom heard opinions from a number of expert Peers, including Professor Lord Mair, Head of CSIC.
The company 8power, spun-out of CSIC to develop and commercialise novel technology for sensing and measurement in industrial applications, has been selected as one of the candidates for Best Paper Award at the Smart Systems Integration 2017 conference.
CSIC’s innovative bridge monitoring system for the Staffordshire Alliance has been shortlisted for the Product and Service Innovation award at the UK Rail and Industry Awards (UKRIA) 2017.
Making the case for Smart Infrastructure – CSIC and Industry Partner article published in Infrastructure Intelligence
The case for Smart Infrastructure as defined in the Smart Infrastructure Paper, a collaboration between CSIC and industry experts, is made in an article published in the latest edition of Infrastructure Intelligence.
New video about getting virtual infrastructure models out of the computer and into the workspace
UtterBerry®, the new smart sensing technology, invented by former CSIC student Heba Bevan, has been announced as the chosen advanced technology for export to China.
Campbell Middleton, Professor of Construction Engineering at the University of Cambridge and CSIC Co-Investigator, has been appointed to the Independent Design Panel for High Speed Two.
CSIC is part of three collaborative projects which have recently won funding from the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK.
CSIC’s deployment of fibre optic sensing to monitor masonry arch bridges has provided new insights into the behaviour of this type of structure and could provide a simple and affordable method to identify structural damage.
How academia and industry can work together to drive innovation
The article, Management of Structural Monitoring Data of Bridges Using BIM, is now freely available for download from the ICE Virtual Library.
Four guides written by CSIC’s leading experts across the fields of asset management, wireless sensors, distributed fibre optic strain sensing and bridge monitoring can now be purchased individually or as a set from ICE Publishing.
On the 1st of November 2016 Professor Tim Broyd succeeded from Sir John Armitt as President of the Institution of Civil Engineers.
'Just how 'smart' is our transport infrastructure?' Earlier this year , the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at the University of Cambridge was commissioned to prepare a report outlining a series of policy recommendations for the Government's Transport Chief Scientific Advisor.
A collaborative initiative between CSIC, Atkins, Laing O’Rourke, VolkerRail and Network Rail has been shortlisted for an Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Innovation Award.
A new paper that defines smart infrastructure and its benefits has been launched on CSIC’s website today.
Supporting the national drive to inspire more women to build careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM), we introduce a series of interviews that showcases the talent and diversity of women working in science and engineering with CSIC.
A novel monitoring technology, CSattAR, designed and developed by CSIC PhD student Mehdi Alhaddad has been shortlisted for three New Civil Engineer Tunnelling Awards 2016, the annual awards that showcase the best in tunneling expertise.
A ground-breaking paper reporting the experimental observation of up to 28 orders of parametric resonance, which has, until now, only been predicted in the theoretical realm, has been published in Scientific Reports.
Infrastructure contributes significantly to the economic and social well-being of our cities, but changing demographics and increased usage means there is pressing need to assess the resilience of our physical infrastructure – buildings, water, energy, transport and communication networks – for the future.
Civil engineering students from around the world travelled to Cambridge to learn from international experts in the field of smart structures for a three-week summer school sponsored by CSIC.
The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) sets agenda for change
The International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) 2016, organised and hosted by CSIC, brought together world-leading academics and practitioners from the fields of infrastructure planning, asset management and sensing.