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Heba Bevan on stage before Arm accelerator Demo dayImage: Ex CSIC PhD student Heba Bevan demonstrates her UtterBerry devices to the Chinese government

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CSIC invited to ride the 'flying banana'

CSIC invited to ride the 'flying banana'

Members of CSIC’s research team were among a targeted group of specialists invited to ride Network Rail's new Measurement Train (NMT).

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CSIC's Heba Bevan inspires next generation of engineers

CSIC's Heba Bevan inspires next generation of engineers

CSIC PhD researcher Heba Bevan returned to the classroom as part of a new joint project, Designing our Tomorrow (DOT), launched by the Department of Engineering and the Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge.

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The making of a smart tunnel

Ground-breaking new sensing technologies in the world’s first ‘smart tunnel’ are providing engineers with an inexpensive and efficient method of monitoring, maintaining and protecting the UK’s infrastructure, now and well into the future.

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BBC ventures deep underground into CSIC's smart tunnel

BBC ventures deep underground into CSIC's smart tunnel

BBC's leading technology programme `Click' uncovers how CSIC's cutting-edge tools and technologies are being used to monitor the effects of Crossrail's giant excavation under the city of London.

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CSIC goes viral

A video featuring the work of CSIC's Dr Kiril Stanilov has gone viral on YouTube.

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Robert Mair heads to Hay Festival

Robert Mair heads to Hay Festival

CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair, spoke at this year's Hay Festival, one of the most prestigious literary festivals in the world, as part of the University of Cambridge Series - a strand of talks given by current Cambridge academics and distinguished alumni.

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CSIC Annual Lecture for 2014: Prof Bill Spencer: Assessing Complex Structures

CSIC Annual Lecture for 2014: Prof Bill Spencer: Assessing Complex Structures

Assessing Complex Structures: Faster, Lighter, Higher, Longer, Safer, Cheaper - Professor Bill Spencer, Jr, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair to join the Institution of Civil Engineer’s (ICE) Presidential Team for 2014/15

CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair to join the Institution of Civil Engineer’s (ICE) Presidential Team for 2014/15

Professor Mair CBE is one of two new Vice Presidents to be elected to the ICE professional body, the other being Zara Lamont OBE. Both will join current Vice Presidents Sir John Armitt, Tim Broyd, Keith Clarke, Adrian Coy and Stephen Fox and will work with ICE’s incoming President, David Balmforth, from November this year.

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CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair leads new Centre for Doctoral Studies in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment

CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair leads new Centre for Doctoral Studies in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment

The University of Cambridge’s new Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment led by CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair, is now open to applicants for entry in October 2014.

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CSIC's Head, Professor Robert Mair talks to the Financial Times' Kate Allen about London's subterranean building boom

As some of the biggest and deepest construction projects the UK’s capital has ever seen take place, the Financial Times’ Kate Allen investigates how the smooth running of London, is maintained by what happens underground and talks to CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair about the effects of the city’s subterranean building boom.

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Concrete feedback

Concrete feedback

CSIC's Dr Mohammed Elshafie wants to give London not just a brain, but an entire nervous system.

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CSIC featured in Department of Engineering Newsletter

CSIC featured in Department of Engineering Newsletter

CSIC’s work featured in the University of Cambridge’s Department of Engineering Newsletter.

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The Challenges of Transport Planning

The Challenges of Transport Planning

Leading academics at the University of Cambridge are joined by the Government’s Permanent Secretary for the Department for Transport to discuss the architectural, environmental and engineering challenges of transport planning.

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CSIC's Smart Tunnel is featured in the Cambridge News

CSIC's Smart Tunnel is featured in the Cambridge News

How pioneering work from Cambridge University engineers will change our understanding of the London Underground

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CSIC's Professor Kenichi Soga delivers the XII Croce Lecture.

CSIC's Professor Kenichi Soga delivers the XII Croce Lecture.

CSIC’s Professor Kenichi Soga was invited by the Council of the Italian Geotechnical Association (AGI) to deliver the twelfth Croce Lecture at the Italian National Research Council in Rome, Italy.

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The Making of a Smart Tunnel: measuring tunnelling history for the first time

CSIC's instrumentation is set to demonstrate the behaviour of a cast iron tunnel to a scale that has never been done before using ground breaking technologies.

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Triumph for CSIC as Centre wins Prestigious Fleming Award

Triumph for CSIC as Centre wins Prestigious Fleming Award

CSIC has been awarded the Fleming Award from the Institution of Civil Engineers, in collaboration with its industry partner Thames Water and MVB JV, AECOM, CH2M HILL, Bachy Soletanche and UNPS.

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CSIC student receives prestigious award at International Conference

CSIC student receives prestigious award at International Conference

Yu Jia, a final-year PhD student at the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC), has received the prestigious “best student oral presentation award” at the 13th International Conference on Micro and Nanotechnology for Power Generation and Energy Conversion Applications (PowerMEMS), held at The Royal Society, London.

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CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair, talks about “smart solutions” in December’s issue of Ground Engineering

CSIC’s Head, Professor Robert Mair, talks about “smart solutions” in December’s issue of Ground Engineering

CSIC’s Head Professor Robert Mair talks to Claire Symes from “Ground Engineering” about how work being led by CSIC looks set to create a step change in the instrumentation and monitoring of infrastructure

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