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Head of CSIC features in ‘The Life Scientific: Inventors’ book from the popular Radio 4 series

A new book of interviews with “the ingenious individuals who come into The Life Scientific studio” features Professor Lord Robert Mair, Head of CSIC. The book, titled ‘The Life Scientific: Inventors’ , written by Anna Buckley – the producer of the radio programme – publishes on 14 November and offers engaging and...

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Read more at: Best paper presentation award for CSIC Investigator at rail conference

Best paper presentation award for CSIC Investigator at rail conference

CSIC Investigator Dr James Talbot and University of Cambridge PhD student Tobias Carrigan have won the Best Paper Presentation award at an international railway conference in Ghent, Belgium. The paper titled ‘Extracting information from axle-box accelerometers: on the derivation of rail roughness spectra in the presence of...

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CSIC Research Associate elected to Council of International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure

Nicholas de Battista, CSIC Research Associate, has been elected to the Council of the International Society for Structural Health Monitoring of Intelligent Infrastructure (ISHMII). The announcement confirming the newly-elected members was welcomed by the President, Zhishen Wu, and the ISHMII Executive Committee. ISHMII is...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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