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Read more at: How sustainable is the UK infrastructure programme?

How sustainable is the UK infrastructure programme?

An article marking the approach of COP 26 published in Raconteur explores the topic of sustainable infrastructure and features comment by CSIC Director Dr Jennifer Schooling as well as Sir John Armitt, Chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission , Jim Hall, Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks at the...


Read more at: Director of CSIC presents inaugural Distinguished Lecture at Center for Infrastructure Resilience in Cities as Liveable Environments

Director of CSIC presents inaugural Distinguished Lecture at Center for Infrastructure Resilience in Cities as Liveable Environments

Presenting the inaugural Distinguished Lecture for the Center for Infrastructure Resilience in Cities as Liveable Environments (CIRCLE), Dr Jennifer Schooling, Director of CSIC, made the case for better use of data to support resilient infrastructure and associated services to enable societies and communities to be healthy...


Read more at: CSIC hosts in-person summer Partner Party

CSIC hosts in-person summer Partner Party

CSIC was delighted to welcome partners and researchers to an in-person Partner Party that also marked the end of a series of events celebrating 10 years of CSIC. The late summer party, which was held at Homerton College, Cambridge, on 21 September 2021, was attended by a number of representatives from partner organisations...


Read more at: Read this month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog that looks to the future of data-driven engineering

Read this month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog that looks to the future of data-driven engineering

This month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog is by CSIC Academic Director and the Turing’s inaugural Chief Scientist Professor Mark Girolami, who makes the case for data-driven insights and collaboration with industry to enable actionable insights to meet the scientific and societal challenges our critical infrastructure faces...


Read more at: CSIC Academic Director announced as inaugural Chief Scientist at The Alan Turing Institute

CSIC Academic Director announced as inaugural Chief Scientist at The Alan Turing Institute

Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering and Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair at the University of Cambridge, and Academic Director for CSIC, has been appointed Chief Scientist at the Turing. The newly created role comes at a significant moment for UK science and technology...


Read more at: CSIC’s Dr Manu Sasidharan features in blog post of UK5G Innovation Network

CSIC’s Dr Manu Sasidharan features in blog post of UK5G Innovation Network

Dr Manu Sasidharan, CSIC Research Associate, appears in the UK5G Innovation Network’s latest post entitled ‘ Faces of 5G ’, which introduces the people working on the Port of Felixstowe’s project . The Port of Felixstowe is an important national infrastructure that needs to operate 365 days a year, 24/7. The project...


Read more at: CSIC collaborations showcased on The Alan Turing Institute’s website

CSIC collaborations showcased on The Alan Turing Institute’s website

An article on The Alan Turing Institute’s website features an interview with the lead of the Data Centric Engineering (DCE) programme, Prof Mark Girolami, Academic Director of CSIC, who references CSIC as a project partner of the Turing. The DCE programme, launched in 2015 in partnership with the Lloyd’s Register...


Read more at: CSIC Research Associate Dr Timea Nochta advocates digital twin adoption in international green technology report

CSIC Research Associate Dr Timea Nochta advocates digital twin adoption in international green technology report

Dr Timea Nochta, CSIC Senior Research Associate, offers insights on digital twins and decarbonisation challenges in a report entitled States Regenerate: Greening Government for our Planet, Wealth, and Health by StateUp , an international intelligence and advisory firm for public-purpose technology that works with...


Read more at: CSIC features in cover story on smart infrastructure in Partnerships Bulletin

CSIC features in cover story on smart infrastructure in Partnerships Bulletin

The cover story of the Autumn issue of Partnerships Bulletin entitled ‘Getting smarter’ focuses on smart infrastructure and features expert contributions, including Dr Jennifer Schooling, Director of CSIC. The article considers the role of technology in smart infrastructure, future funding models, data security and taking...


Read more at: HS2 trials new CSIC co-developed fibre optic technology to improve monitoring

HS2 trials new CSIC co-developed fibre optic technology to improve monitoring

Image courtesy of HS2 Articles in industry titles New Civil Engineer, Ground Engineering and BIM+ showcase the HS2 trial of a standard ground-stabilising mesh woven with fibre optic cables co-developed by CSIC, the Huesker Group, a manufacturer of geosynthetic textiles, and infrastructure monitoring company Epsimon Ltd. An...


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