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Read more at: This month's Smart Infrastructure Blog on the role of infrastructure in levelling up – are we creating vicious or virtuous cycles?

This month's Smart Infrastructure Blog on the role of infrastructure in levelling up – are we creating vicious or virtuous cycles?

Ahead of the EPSRC–NSF funded UK-US workshop ‘Funding, Financing and Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure to Improve Resilience, Sustainability and Universal Access’, hosted by CSIC and the Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP), Dr Rehema Msulwa, Research Associate at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at...


Read more at: Online sessions at international, multidisciplinary infrastructure workshop in New York City co-hosted by CSIC open for registration
EPSRC and NSF Workshop

Online sessions at international, multidisciplinary infrastructure workshop in New York City co-hosted by CSIC open for registration

A number of online breakout groups are now open for registration as part of the EPSRC – NSF funded invitation only workshop ‘ Funding, Financing & Emerging Technologies in Infrastructure to Improve Resilience, Sustainability and Universal Access’ held from 11 to 14 July 2022. The invitation only workshop is being...


Read more at: Read Infrastructure Intelligence article by Rachel Skinner ahead of her CSIC Distinguished Lecture this month
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Read Infrastructure Intelligence article by Rachel Skinner ahead of her CSIC Distinguished Lecture this month

Rachel Skinner CBE, Executive Director WSP and immediate Past President of the Institution of Civil Engineers, previews her CSIC Distinguished Lecture in Infrastructure Intelligence. The thought-provoking article and Distinguished Lecture – which Rachel will present on 21 June (see details and registration here ) –...


Read more at: Read this month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog by Rachel Skinner CBE, Executive Director at WSP ahead of her CSIC Distinguished Lecture

Read this month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog by Rachel Skinner CBE, Executive Director at WSP ahead of her CSIC Distinguished Lecture

Ahead of her CSIC Distinguished Lecture, Rachel Skinner CBE, Executive Director at WSP and former President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (2020-21) considers what ‘really good’ sustainable infrastructure for the 2020s might really look like . This month’s blog brings focus to role of civil engineers and built...


Read more at: Founding Head of CSIC leads House of Lords debate on future of Catapults

Founding Head of CSIC leads House of Lords debate on future of Catapults

Professor Lord Robert Mair, Founding Head of CSIC, led a debate in the House of Lords on the Science and Technology Select Committee ’ s report titled Catapults: Bridging the Gap between Research and Industry discussing the future of the Catapults. Opening the debate, Lord Mair stressed the importance of the topic, saying...


Read more at: Register now for CSIC Distinguished Lecture 2022 by Rachel Skinner
CSIC Distinguished Lecture - Rachel Skinner CBE

Register now for CSIC Distinguished Lecture 2022 by Rachel Skinner

The CSIC Distinguished Lecture 2022 will be presented by Executive Director at WSP and former President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (2020-21), Rachel Skinner CBE on 21 June. Rachel Skinner is known for pushing the boundaries of civil engineering, inspired by the next generation. She was the youngest president in...


Read more at: CSIC part of new research collaboration to drive safer, greener UK infrastructure

CSIC part of new research collaboration to drive safer, greener UK infrastructure

Researchers from CSIC will join a £7.7 million collaborative project set up to drive new standards for safer, greener, more cost-effective UK infrastructure. Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), the ROSEHIPS (Revolutionising Operational Safety and Economy for High-value Infrastructure...


Read more at: Watch CAPE Advanced Technology Lecture by CSIC Director

Watch CAPE Advanced Technology Lecture by CSIC Director

The CAPE Advanced Technology Lecture presented by Dr Jennifer Schooling is now available to view on YouTube. Several times a year, the Centre for Advanced Photonics and Electronics (CAPE) organises lectures on topics of current interest to its Partners from a range of distinguished speakers, including Dr Jennifer Schooling...


Read more at: Morgan Sindall Construction and SCAPE achieve CHAMPION level compliance to the Carbon Reduction Code

Morgan Sindall Construction and SCAPE achieve CHAMPION level compliance to the Carbon Reduction Code

Morgan Sindall Construction and public sector procurement authority SCAPE have achieved CHAMPION level of the Carbon Reduction Code for the Built Environment, joining HS2 (the project ) and Skanska UK in this highest category level. The Code , which is a commitment scheme designed to facilitate action and collaboration in...


Read more at: Read this month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog published today

Read this month’s Smart Infrastructure Blog published today

The latest in CSIC’s monthly series of Smart Infrastructure blogs makes the case for data as an engineering tool. The blog, titled ‘Data curation – the gateway to a better built environment’ points to the need for a more resilient, resource-efficient and sustainable built environment : “ Faced with the climate emergency...


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