Call Alert: University Defence Research Collaboration in Signal Processing, Phase 3 Application Themes

EPSRC 4th September 2018 EPSRC have published a new open call for the University Defence Research Collaboration (UDRC) in Signal Processing Phase 3 Application Themes.  There are one or two grants of up to £1 million available for three years’ duration, in each of two areas of signal processing related to defence:  EPSRC’s normal eligibility rules apply. Applications will undergo … Read More

EPSRC Call to Join Strategic Advisory Bodies

Strategic Advisory Bodies Membership 1st August 2018 Matthew.Scott@epsrc.ac.uk EPSRC are currently recruiting members for their strategic advisory bodies. Strategic Advisory Teams provide Heads of Theme at EPSRC with strategic advice to help develop their theme. There are vacancies available across all EPSRC areas. Details of these can be viewed on the link below. https://epsrc.ukri.org/about/governance/recruitment/membershipsab/ In ICT, EPSRC are seeking to … Read More

Latest Sector News: Tech Nation Report, UK Tech Clusters & 5G-VINNI

Last published in 2015, an updated Tech Nation Report has been released which aims to capture the evolution of the UK tech ecosystem. The report explores the key finding that collaboration and global connectivity is driving impressive tech sector growth and highlights challenges, opportunities and trends for the years ahead.  The Tech Nation Report highlights the importance of clusters in underpinning … Read More

Event Alert: Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer School

8th – 12th October 2018 Heriot-Watt University l.smith@hw.ac.uk Although energy efficiency and power savings have always been present in the design of wireless communication systems, they have become one of the main drivers for research in Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) and Heterogeneous network devices. The school will first provide an overview of energy harvesting and wireless power transfer techniques for … Read More

Event Alert: Public Lecture “Fake News to Fake Data”

27th September 2018 University of Bristol cdt-communications@bristol.ac.uk Professor David Rogers, Founder and CEO of Copper Horse, will be giving the EPSRC CDT  in Communications Annual Public lecture on Thursday 27th September at 5.15pmon the topic ‘Fake news to fake data: manipulation of the future Internet’ .  The lecture will be held in Chemistry and followed by a drinks reception. The lecture is free to … Read More

Event Alert: WiAd 2018 – Free Keynote Sessions

26th – 28th June 2018 King’s College London m.sbahaei@kcl.ac.uk The IEEE conference on Wireless Advanced (WiAd 2018) takes place on at KCL (Bush House, first floor, Harvard lecture theatre) on 26th – 28th June, featuring three high-profile keynote talks (26-28 June 2018); ONE keynote talk on each day: http://wiad2018.ieee-wiad.org Attending the following three keynote talks is FREE of CHARGE, but will … Read More

Call Alert: PIMRC 2018 Special Session on UAVs for Future Wireless Networks

PIMRC 26th April 2018 CommNet2 members are cordially invited to submit their latest research findings to the PIMRC 2018 Special Session on UAVs for Future Wireless Networks (potential dates: Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday, September 10-12).  Special Session Organiser: Chiara Buratti, University of Bologna (Italy) Deadline for submission: Monday, May 28 (already extended) Motivation and Background Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), also known as drones, … Read More

Event News: 2nd CommNet2 PhD School

The 2nd 3 -day residential CommNet2 PhD School took place 26th – 28th March at the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre. The programme, which was designed around CommNet2’s unique school format, this year focused on issues of security. In line with EPSRC’s Safe and Secure ICT priority, advice from the CommNet2 Advisory Board, and with recent government calls for … Read More

Event Alert: Summer School on 5G V2X Communications

11th & 12th June 2018 King’s College London toktam.mahmoodi@kcl.ac.uk KCL is hosting a Two-Day Sumer School on various aspects of 5G V2X Communications, as pertained to connect autonomous driving. The Summer school is free of charge, but registration is required. Please register ASAP and while there is space available. Day 1 will cover fundamental subjects in 5G V2X communications and include: … Read More