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Industry partners 'chit-chat'

Industry partners 'chit-chat'

There was competition on the croquet lawn at Trinity Hall but the CSIC Summer Event for Industry Partners was altogether convivial and informative.

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Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management

Managing the value of assets - the foundations of smart infrastructure asset management

In February this year the ISO 55000 family of standards on asset management was published bringing worldwide attention to through-life management of physical assets.

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When sensors make sense

When sensors make sense

High-quality infrastructure is the backbone of modern society, not only supporting economic growth and social mobility, but also everyday life itself. Structural monitoring of infrastructure is crucial but can be valueless unless it is carefully designed and deployed. CSIC's Dr Phil Catton, explores the importance of understanding the value of information to directly support informed decisions.

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Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

Good vibrations for Forth Road Bridge

As celebrations marking the 50th anniversary of the Forth Road Bridge reached their peak in September, a team from the Cambridge Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) prepares to meet future engineering challenges facing the Scottish landmark.

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CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

CSIC shortlisted for prestigious industry awards

CSIC was shortlisted for three significant International Tunnelling and Underground Space Awards for 2014, including Young Tunneller of the Year.

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Making sense of infrastructure: Prof Robert Mair, University of Cambridge, interviews Prof Bill Spencer, University of Illinois

Making sense of infrastructure: Prof Robert Mair, University of Cambridge, interviews Prof Bill Spencer, University of Illinois

Professor Robert Mair has been interviewed in conversation with CSIC’s International Advisory Group member Professor Bill Spencer, Director of the Newmark Structural Engineering Laboratory, University of Illinois. Prof Spencer discusses his work in infrastructure monitoring, including the world-record holding Jindo Bridge...

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CSIC creates a live laboratory

CSIC creates a live laboratory

CSIC has started work to create the Centre’s first-ever live laboratory on site at the Department of Engineering at the University of Cambridge.

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Transforming infrastructure delivery is integral to future economic success

Transforming infrastructure delivery is integral to future economic success

High-quality infrastructure, such as tunnels, bridges, roads, railways, buildings and utilities, is essential for supporting economic growth and productivity. It attracts globally-mobile businesses and promotes social well-being, says CSIC's Head, Professor Robert Mair.

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Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure confirms CSIC’s global reach

Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure confirms CSIC’s global reach

The inaugural Cambridge Conference on Fibre Optic Sensing in Civil Infrastructure (CamFOS) marked another first in bringing leading international FOS experts together at the University.

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CSIC 2014 Annual Review

CSIC has published its first ever Annual Review. The 30-page publication provides an informative overview of the Centre’s pioneering work with key case studies and industry news. To read the annual review, click HERE to read the electronic version or here to download the pdf version.

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