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Sustainable Infrastructure Systems Centre for Doctoral Training

The Centre for Doctoral Training in Sustainable Infrastructure Systems carries out research in the three key areas of Transport, Water and Energy at the University of Southampton. Based in the Boldrewood Innovation campus and working closely with EPSRC and Industry partners.

Recruitment to the CDT SIS has now closed.

Research in the field of Sustainable Infrastructure for Cities will continue through standard PhD projects funded by UKCRIC, industry and University of Southampton. This Centre of Doctoral Training is based in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and includes projects relating to infrastructure in and supporting cities and the impact of urban living on the environment. 

We will train future engineers with technical interdisciplinary skills and an understanding of how to make our cities productive, sustainable, resilient and healthy places for people to live. In a training environment based in new facilities at the National Infrastructure Laboratory (University of Southampton) and working in close collaboration with industry, we will produce a cadre of well-networked engineers who will help develop the UK as an innovative, prosperous, and healthy nation.

Please follow the link below to find out more: cdt-sicities.soton.ac.uk

My Plastic World – Susannah Pal

An exhibition of 13 works on paper and a film by Susannah Pal inspired by the research of The Waste Management Research Group. Science and Engineering Day , 10:30 – 16:30, 7th May 2022, The University of Southampton My Plastic World web exhibition In this exhibition, Susannah explores the absurdity of the man-made material world. …

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SOTSEF – Science and Engineering day 7th May 2022

PGRS from CDT Sustainable Infrastructure Systems and CDT Sustainable Infrastructure for Cities lead outreach activities at this year’s very successful Science and Engineering Day at the University of Southampton on 7th May 2022. Over 3000 people attended this event a Highfield and Boldrewood Campuses. CDT Activities included: The Marble Run with ICER, Mars Bar Bridge …

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Modern Nature – Derek Jarman exhibit at the John Hansard Gallery

CDT SIS PGRs and academics started this year with a bit of artistic inspiration. On the 21st January 2022 we visited the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton City centre to see the Derek Jarman exhibit “Modern Nature” John Hansard Gallery | What’s on | Derek Jarman’s Modern Nature (jhg.art) Derek Jarman’s Modern Nature draws on Derek …

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CDT team meals

The CDT SIS students have enjoyed a couple of team meals at local restaurants recently, whilst allowed. We enjoy the time together to meet new students, catch up with friends and celebrate success. In November we went to the Ancient Viceroy in Portswood for a curry to celebrate Boni Hima and Toshan Rampat passing their …

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Love Thy Neighbour: Social Benefits and Port-City Relationships

Love Thy Neighbour: Social Benefits and Port-City Relationships Toby Roberts, Ian Williams, John Preston – University of Southampton Ramboll UK – Nick Clarke, Melinda Odum & Stephanie O’Gorman   Sustainability 2021, 13(23), 13391; https://doi.org/10.3390/su132313391 Received: 3 October 2021 / Revised: 24 November 2021 / Accepted: 1 December 2021 / Published: 3 December 2021 Abstract As awareness of the negative externalities created by ports increases, …

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The response of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) to insonified bubble curtains

The response of common carp (Cyprinus carpio) to insonified bubble curtains  Nicholas Flores Martin1,a),  Timothy G. Leighton2,b),  Paul R. White2,c), and  Paul S. Kemp1,d) The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 150, 3874 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0006972 Available online 22.11.21 ABSTRACT Acoustic bubble curtains have been marketed as relatively low cost and easily maintained behavioural deterrents for fisheries …

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