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His Royal Highness The Duke of York, KG, visits CSIC laboratory at the National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing

31 October 2019

The Head of CSIC, Professor Lord Robert Mair and academics and researchers from the Department of Engineering welcomed The Duke of York when he visited the UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS) at the new Civil Engineering Building, on the West Site of the University of Cambridge, on 29 October.

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Geospatial Engineering and Electro Optics articles

CSIC projects feature in Geospatial Engineering and Electro Optics

25 October 2019

CSIC’s award winning collaborative project designing an early warning solution for slope failures at a mainline railway cutting is featured in the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors Geospatial Engineering 2019-2020. The article ‘On track: Fibre optic sensing for safer real-time rockfall monitoring of rail...

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Smart cities: a tool not a destination writes CSIC Director for Ordnance Survey

16 October 2019

An article exploring the opportunities and challenges of smart cities brings focus to the potential to improve sustainable development, health outcomes, transport efficiency, and quality of life in urban environments throughout the country. In ‘Smart cities: a tool not a destination’ Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE, Director of...

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Digital Cities for Change seminar series discusses technologies and strategies of coping

16 October 2019

The first autumn CSIC Digital Cities for Change (DC2) seminar considered ‘Technologies and Strategies of 'coping'’ and featured two guest speakers who presented diverse topics of research. The seminar took place at the new Civil Engineering building on the West Cambridge site on 1 October. Funded by the Ove Arup Foundation...

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Director of CSIC awarded the President’s Medal by ICE President at Annual Awards

7 October 2019

Dr Jennifer Schooling OBE has been awarded the President’s Medal by Andrew Wyllie CBE, President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). The President’s Medal is awarded annually by the ICE president to an outstanding civil engineer. Particular regard is shown to service that reflects the priorities and objectives...

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Robert Mair and Giulia Viggiani - CSIC industry partner party 2019

Partners hear latest CSIC research at annual event

27 September 2019

CSIC hosted its annual partner party at its new home in the Civil Engineering Building on the West Cambridge Campus, which was officially opened by Andrew Wyllie CBE, President of the Institution of Engineers on the same day. The party, which was attended by many representatives from CSIC partner organisations including...

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TechFest 2019

CSIC railway monitoring project wins New Civil Engineer award

27 September 2019

CSIC’s innovative way of monitoring the health of ageing railway infrastructure won the New Civil Engineer TechFest Rail Visionary award last night in London. The award recognises organisations developing pioneering ideas and designs to effect major changes in the global rail sector. Dr Jennifer Schooling, Director of CSIC...

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The Precision Issue - Modus magazine

CSIC director featured in RICS monthly magazine

16 August 2019

CSIC Director Dr Jennifer Schooling features in this month’s Royal Institution for Chartered Surveyors (RICS) magazine, Modus.

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Head of CSIC gives opening presentation at NIC Future of Infrastructure 2019

5 August 2019

Professor Lord Robert Mair, Head of CSIC, gave the opening presentation at the National Infrastructure Commission’s Future of Infrastructure 2019 conference

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CSIC moves into pioneering new building in west Cambridge

5 August 2019

CSIC moved into the new Civil Engineering building last week, which houses the National Research Facility in Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS), as part of the Department of Engineering’s ‘Move West’ strategy.

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