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2018 Early Career Researchers

The Centre for Digital Built Britain (CDBB) has funded a number of early career researchers to provide research projects aligned with the CDBB mission. The mission is to develop and demonstrate policy and practical insights that will enable the exploitation of new and emerging technologies, data and analytics to enhance the natural and built environment, thereby driving up commercial competitiveness and productivity, as well as citizen quality of life and well-being.
Creating a digital built Britain is not going to happen overnight. The research will need a cohort of dynamic and engaged academics who are now in the early stages of their careers to take it forward."

Dr Jennifer Schooling Chair, CDBB Strategic Research Advisory Board, Director, Centre for Smart Infrastructure & Construction

CDBB funded 10 multiple projects covering different disciplines to support the breadth of the Centre’s mission. During the programme of ECR funding there will be opportunities for collaboration between the projects. The current ECR funding period is for nine months, finishing in July 2019.

The Early Career Researchers funded in 2019 are:

The first meeting of the Early Career Researchers took place on 3 December 2018 in Cambridge. Additional meetings will be hosted at various ECR host locations during 2019. 

First meeting of ECRs, in Cambridge, December 2018

From left to right: Dr Li Wan, Dr Karen Blay, Dr Timea Nochta, Dr Shan Luo, Amarynth Sichel (representing Dr Franziska Sielker), Dr Algan Tezel, Kathryn Muir, Dr Zaid Alwan, Dr Amanda Prorok, Dr Isolda Agusti Juan

Full details of original funding call

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Welcome to the Centre for Digital Built Britain.  

The Centre for Digital Built Britain is a partnership between the Department of Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and the University of Cambridge to understand how the construction and infrastructure sectors could use a digital approach to better design, build, operate, and integrate the built environment.

Upcoming events

Toward Blockchain-Enabled Supply Chains in the Built Environment

Jun 28, 2019

3M Buckley Innovation Centre Hudderfield, HD1 3BD, UK

Recommendations for Automated Checking of Regulations and Requirements Management in Healthcare Design

Jul 01, 2019

The Building Centre, 26 Store Street, London, WC1E 7BT

International Conference on Smart Infrastructure and Construction (ICSIC) 2019

Jul 08, 2019

Churchill College, University of Cambridge

CDBB Week 2019

Sep 09, 2019

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