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CSIC 2022: Data, performance, decision-making

This short film introduces the collaborative work of the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC).



Read more at: Viviana Bastidas Melo, CSIC Research Associate, Digital Cities for Change (DC2)

Viviana Bastidas Melo, CSIC Research Associate, Digital Cities for Change (DC2)

'Women need to receive encouragement both at school and at home, along with ongoing support, to pursue their interests and dreams in these fields.'

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Workshop highlights public value and ethics in digitalisation initiatives.

17 July 2024

On 4 June 2024, The Digital Cities for Change (DC2) team, led by Professor Jennifer Schooling, OBE FICE, convened a pivotal one-day workshop in the Lord Ashcroft Building at Anglia Ruskin University. This event aimed to provide a collaborative platform for local authorities to discuss and integrate public value into...

CSIC Research Talk by Professor Ian Beausoleil-Morrison: “Teaching the fundamentals of building performance simulation”.

26 June 2024

At his recent CSIC Research Talk, Ian Beausoleil-Morrison, professor of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Carleton University in Ottawa, delivered an insightful presentation titled "Teaching the Fundamentals of Building Performance Simulation”. The talk emphasised the importance and potential of Building Performance...

On International Women's Day 2024: Dr Viviana Bastidas Melo's Inspiring Educational Journey in STEM

25 June 2024

In celebration of International Women’s Day 2024, Viviana Bastidas Melo, Research Associate at CSIC's Digital Cities for Change (DC2) , shares her inspiring journey in science and engineering. When did your passion for engineering start? I developed an interest in engineering during my high school years in Colombia, where...

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CSIC is a globally recognised research group in Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge, it specialises in smart infrastructure and construction by adopting a data-centric, whole-life systems approach supported by a diverse team of multidisciplinary academics. Established in 2011 with support from Innovate UK and EPSRC, it now relies on industry backing. Funding sustains core activities like research translation and knowledge exchange. CSIC collaborates across disciplines and with industry to create tangible impacts. Its overarching aim is to deliver pragmatic solutions to real-world challenges.

Through the University of Cambridge, CSIC is an active member of the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) and is hosted in the UKCRIC-funded National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).

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