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National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing

Interdisciplinary Centre for infrastructure sensors and instrumentation
 

Civil Engineering Building wins Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) 2022 East Award

11 May 2022

The Civil Engineering Building housing NRFIS is among 17 buildings to win the RIBA 2022 East Award from the Royal Institute of British Architects, in recognition of its architectural merit.

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CSIC call for applicants for Early-Career Academics and Professionals Panel

10 May 2022

The Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) at the University of Cambridge is seeking to appoint an ‘Early-Career Academics and Professionals Panel’ (ECAPP).

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Registration open for 10th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground

10 May 2022

Register now for the 10th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground to be held at Churchill College, University of Cambridge, from 27 to 29 June 2022.

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Event showcases UKCRIC facilities to accelerate R&D in infrastructure and cities

13 April 2022

The UK Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) is hosting a one-day in-person event on 17 May to showcase how UKCRIC’s national network of experimental facilities can support research and development (R&D) ambitions to enable safe, resilient and sustainable living and generate economic opportunities for the UK.

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Greater Cambridge Design and Construction Awards 2022: The Civil Engineering building wins the The David Mackay Award for Engineering and Sustainability 

23 March 2022

We are delighted to announce that at last week's Greater Cambridge Design and Construction Awards , the Civil Engineering Building housing NRFIS picked up the David Mackay Award for Engineering and Sustainability.

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ACORN project to reduce carbon impact of use of concrete in buildings features in RIBA Journal and Transforming Construction Story Catalogue

8 March 2022

The NRFIS-supported project Automating Concrete Construction (ACORN), which aims to change the way concrete is used in buildings to decarbonise construction, features in the RIBA Journal, published by the Royal Institute of British Architects, in an article titled ‘Thin vaulted floor slab could slash embodied carbon by 60%’.

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The Civil Engineering Building has been shortlisted for the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) East 2022 Award.

4 March 2022

Out of an original 48 entries in the east of England, the University of Cambridge Civil Engineering Building is one of 22 building projects to be considered for the RIBA 2022 Regional award, with the winners to be announced in early May. The building offers a world-class research space and is home to the Department of Engineering's Civil Engineering Division and the newly established UKCRIC National Research Facility for Infrastructure Sensing (NRFIS).

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Digital Roads of the Future

3 February 2022

A new and collaborative initiative, Digital Roads of the Future, will explore how digital twins, smart materials, data science and robotic monitoring can work together to develop a connected physical and digital road infrastructure system.

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CSIC online workshop: Bringing buildings to life

2 August 2021

As part of the Centre for Smart Infrastructure and Construction (CSIC) 10-year anniversary events held last month, CSIC Research Associates Dr Miguel Bravo-Haro and Dr Nicky de Battista hosted an online workshop inviting attendees to ‘virtually’ visit the Civil Engineering Building – home to CSIC and NRFIS.

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CSIC digital twin projects featured in Royal Academy of Engineering’s magazine

30 June 2021

An article charting the emergence and development of digital twins in engineering, titled ‘Creating a Virtual Replica’, and published in the June issue of Ingenia , spotlights a number of pioneering CSIC projects.

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