Call Alert: CWI RFmmWave Workshop QUB

15th November 2018 QUB 21st September 2018 This workshop on research advances in Radio Frequency through Millimetre Wave Radio Communication Technologies is being held as part of the 60th Anniversary of Microwave Engineering at QUB, and is hosted by the Centre for Wireless Innovation (CWI) at the ECIT Institute. It provides a forum to bring together researchers to share the … Read More

EPSRC Call for Quantum Tech Consortia Research Leaders

Research Leader 7th August 2018 EPSRC have just released a call that may be of interest to Commnet members. The call is for Research Leaders to join the consortium that will develop (and eventually deliver) the phase 2 Quantum Technology Research Hubs. In particular, scope has been established for a Research Hub in Quantum Computing and Simulation through discussions … Read More

Making Sense of 5G: New Resource from Real Wireless

Real Wireless have collated a set of resources sharing their vision, technical and economic expertise, and their experience in advising government and agencies on future networks, thus really putting 5G into context.  Their new 5G landing page is a curation of their unique insights which provide valuable background to the many initiatives driving the path to 5G. 

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 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. 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 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 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 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: Attending the following three keynote talks is FREE of CHARGE, but will … Read More