Networking within the lifETIME CDT

On Tuesday last week we held our first CDT lifETIME Networking Event in Birmingham welcoming a mix of partners and academics. This was a great opportunity to discuss how the CDT programme will work collaboratively with industry and academia to benefit student training and to start formulating the first lifETIME PhD projects. Next networking event will

The road to the CDT

It has been a long road to the CDT. It started in 2016 with discussions with EPSRC and the plan to prepare a joint bid with Birmingham with Glasgow leading, specifically myself ‘volunteering’ to lead the bid. Then, in 2017, EPSRC announced the long-awaited CDT competition, and we faced university level triage. Glasgow was permitted

Preparing the lifETIME CDT proposal – Industry Day

After being shortlisted to prepare a full proposal, we organised an “Industry Day” on June 2018 to stimulate further collaboration around the proposal and to explore issues of importance to the bid. The feedback from the day was critical to guide many aspects of our final CDT proposal. We hosted this event at the University