Events 23rd July 2015

28th July 2015

Events 23rd July 2015

CDE Research Engineers, Mark Moseley, Asha Blatherwick, Phil Wilkinson and Oliver Gingrich presented some of their research during the Festival of Learning at Bournemouth University on 11th – 17th July #BUFest15. The event, titled Ability NOT Disability, brought together Playful, Adaptive and Rehabilitative Technologies which could break down barriers to participation and improve the quality of life for those with conditions that limit their abilities. Members of the public came along to chat with the students and interact with some of the technology on display. Further details will be on the CDE website soon.


Congratulations to Research Engineer Steve Willey, he has received an R&D credit on the new ‘Ant-Man’ movie. Further details will be available on the website soon so keep watch.


CDE had a very successful stand during the Develop:Brighton Conference this year. Keep an eye on the CDE website for a few of the photos.


ISMAR 2015 Workshop on The Challenges and Applications of Urban Augmented Reality, Fukuoka, Japan, October 3rd, 2015.

**new deadlines**
Scientific papers (to appear in IEEExplore) new and final deadline: July 30th, 2015

Application papers new deadline: September 1st, 2015
Notification for scientific papers: August 10th, 2015
Camera Ready papers: August 18th, 2015
Notification for application papers: September 10th, 2015

More information can be available on the website:


The deadline for entry into the TIGA Awards is 31st July 2015. There are two categories that are particularly relevant to universities and colleges. Here’s a link with more information:


The CDE event during BFX Festival is due to take place in Bournemouth Monday 28th September 2015. We are looking for some CDE students to exhibit during the festival and help us to welcome the new 1st years. If you are able to come along please contact Daniel Cox or Zoe Leonard.


The Royal Academy of Engineering has provided a monthly update summarising the Academy’s current funding opportunities which may be of interest to you.

Research Chairs and Senior Research Fellowships

The Academy’s flagship industry co-funded scheme to support Professorial and Reader level appointments for five years at UK universities. With the aims of developing world-leading research programmes as well as strengthening industry-academia links.

Applications must be received by 4pm on Tuesday 1 September 2015. For enquiries and further information please contact Lucy Wheeler

Enterprise Fellowships

Enterprise Fellowships provide funding, training, mentoring and support to outstanding entrepreneurial engineering researchers, working at a UK university, to enable them to develop a spin-out business around their technological idea.

Prior experience of commercialisation activities is not essential, the desire and capability to succeed is more important and the Fellowship’s training programme will equip you with the necessary skills.

Applications must be received by 5 pm on Monday 7 September 2015. For enquiries please contact Angus Baker

The Africa Prize for Engineering Innovation

As part of the Academy’s wider remit to enhance skills and promote the societal benefits of Engineering, we are currently seeking business mentors to work with innovative Africa-based engineers. If you are interested in becoming a mentor, or know someone who would be suitable, please contact Meredith Ettridge.


EPSRC is pleased to announce the opportunity for Research Council policy internships provide an opportunity for Research Council funded PhD students to work for three months in one of a selected group of highly influential policy organisations.

Please note the following opportunity for EPSRC-funded doctoral students to undertake an internship at partner host organisations on a policy topic relevant to both the student and the host. The student will be expected to produce a briefing paper, participate in a policy inquiry and/or organise a policy event.

The scheme is being run by NERC on behalf of all the Research Councils and further details are available at All enquiries and applications must be directed to [email protected].

The hosting partners EPSRC-funded students may apply to are (other Research Councils may be incorporating other partners):

The internship scheme significantly contributes to the skills and professional development of Doctoral students. Benefits include the opportunity to network within the policy arena and develop a range of transferable skills and knowledge such as report writing and time management. Hosts also benefit from the additional resources provided by students and help in the production of briefing papers and contribution to the organisation’s policy evidence base.

Please note the application deadline is 28th August 2015 and all enquiries and applications must be directed to [email protected]

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