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CICES becomes licensed member of the Engineering Council

The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) and Engineering Council have announced that CICES has received approval to become a Licensed Member of the Engineering Council and assess its members for professional registration at the grades of Chartered Engineer and Incorporated Engineer. The institution...

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ACORN Collaborative project features in Civil Engineering Surveyor

Collaborative projects feature in Civil Engineering Surveyor

A three-year collaborative project to drive a new culture in the construction industry to improve whole-life sustainability and productivity has been featured in Civil Engineering Surveyor, the monthly journal of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors. The innovative research is being carried out by Dr...

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TechFest 2019

CSIC project features in New Civil Engineer

An article titled ‘Future of Rail: Artificial intelligence helps Network Rail’s maintenance regime’ published in New Civil Engineer includes the CSIC award-winning project monitoring a masonry viaduct in Leeds for Network Rail. CSIC's innovative approach to monitoring the health of ageing railway infrastructure won the New...

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Mind the Gap - women in STEM

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions Individual Fellowship

Dr Didem Gurdur Broo has been awarded a prestigious Marie Skłodowska-Curie Individual Fellowship to develop a conceptual framework for human-centred sustainable future cyber-physical systems. This fellowship will enable her to undertake a new research project in collaboration with Professor Leifer’s designX research lab at...

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Read more at: Are digital twins the next phase of the AI revolution?

Are digital twins the next phase of the AI revolution?

The Turing Talk 2020 by Professor Mark Girolami, Sir Kirby Laing Professor of Civil Engineering at the University of Cambridge, Royal Academy of Engineering Research Chair, Academic Director of CDBB, and Director of the Lloyd’s Register Foundation Programme on Data Centric Engineering at the Alan Turing Institute, played...

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Read more at: Read CSIC’s winter newsletter

Read CSIC’s winter newsletter

Highlights of the newsletter include t his year’s CSIC Partner Strategy Day which brought together partners and academics to discuss pressing industry challenges that CSIC’s future research agenda will seek to address. In other news: one CSIS Research Associate makes the case for understanding data to win the AI race; an...

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Professor Lord Mair's Maiden Speech at the House of Lords

Head of CSIC calls for need for innovation in House of Lords HS2 debate

Head of CSIC, Professor Lord Robert Mair, drew attention to the need for and benefits of innovation in a speech at the House of Lords during a debate about the Report from the Economic Affairs Committee Rethinking High Speed 2 (6th Report, Session 2017-19, HL Paper 359) this month. Drawing attention to the three principal...

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CSIS Research Associate makes the case for understanding data to win the AI race

CSIC Research Associate, Didem Gurdur Broo, has written an article published by The Conversation highlighting how, in a changing world, it is the larger tech companies making the most of opportunities that Big Data and AI can provide. Outlining the challenges to other sectors, including a lack of high-quality data, an...

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Third autumn DC2 seminar brings focus to ‘smartening’ urban planning and policy

The third DC2 seminar of the autumn series featured two speakers exploring approaches to ‘smartening’ urban planning and policy. Franziska Sielker, Lecturer in Planning and Housing at the Department of Land Economy at the University of Cambridge, presented ‘A new era for city planning? Innovations and barriers to...

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Partner Strategy day 2019

Industry partners look to the future at CSIC 2019 Strategy Day

This year’s CSIC Partner Strategy Day brought together partners and academics to identify and discuss pressing industry challenges that CSIC’s future research agenda will seek to address. Robinson College hosted the fully-booked event, which attracted 30 partners from across infrastructure and construction organisations...

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