Event News: 2nd CommNet2 PhD School

The 2nd 3 -day residential CommNet2 PhD School took place 26th – 28th March at the University of Surrey’s 5G Innovation Centre. The programme, which was designed around CommNet2’s unique school format, this year focused on issues of security. In line with EPSRC’s Safe and Secure ICT priority, advice from the CommNet2 Advisory Board, and with recent government calls for … Read More

Event Alert: Summer School on 5G V2X Communications

11th & 12th June 2018 King’s College London toktam.mahmoodi@kcl.ac.uk KCL is hosting a Two-Day Sumer School on various aspects of 5G V2X Communications, as pertained to connect autonomous driving. The Summer school is free of charge, but registration is required. Please register ASAP and while there is space available. Day 1 will cover fundamental subjects in 5G V2X communications and include: … Read More

Job Opportunity: Lecturer in Computing Sciences (UEA)

Lecturer in Computing Sciences University of East Anglia 16th April 2018 The University of East Anglia is an internationally renowned University with a reputation for great teaching, an unrivalled student experience, and research with real impact. The University is currently enjoying an extraordinary period of growth, rising to 12th in the league tables and 10th in the Times Higher REF table for … Read More

Event Alert: THz Electronics Workshop

23rd & 24th April 2018 Glasgow Abdullah.Al-Khalidi@glasgow.ac.uk CommNet2 is proud to sponsor/co-organise this workshop on THz Electronics with an excellent programme of speakers and forums to discuss current and future trends, and to foster new collaborations.  The Terahertz (THz) Electronics Workshop welcomes scientists and engineers from around Europe to get together and share their latest work on THz electronics technologies. … Read More

PhD Studentships: Surrey Centre for Cybersecurity

Various at the Surrey Centre for Cybersecurity University of Surrey Start Dates: April, July, October 2018 The Surrey Centre for Cybersecurity has an exciting range of PhD Studentships on offer for April, July and October start dates.  See below for a range of projects and contact the supervisor listed for more information: This project is in the area of verification … Read More

The Latest 5G News: UK5G network launch, 02 Smart Cities Report & IRACON News

The new UK5G network has launched and unveiled plans to lead 5G innovation. Key members of the CommNet2 Advisory Board will play key roles on the UK5G AB, including Real Wireless CTO Simon Fletcher and Prof. Mike Short. The UK5G network was launched officially on 26th March at the BT Tower and is a DCMS endorsed development that aims to make … Read More

Event Alert: IEEE WIAD 2018

27th & 29th June 2018 King’s College London nasreen.anjum@kcl.ac.uk IEEE WIAD is an IEEE conference focused exclusively on wireless research, technology, and applications. It brings together thought leaders from industry, academia, government agencies and other institutions to exchange information and ideas on advancing the state-of-the-art in wireless communications and networking. In 2018, it is organized in the heart of the … Read More

KPMG report ranks the UK as 3rd most promising tech innovator

The latest KPMG report “the Changing Landscape of Disruptive Technologies” sees the UK ranked as the third most promising market for tech innovation, behind the US and China. This follows a strong year for the UK tech sector in 2017 and rankings were based on surveys of 800 global industry leaders.

MWC News: GSMA Reports

The GSMA’s ‘Mobile Economy’ report, published at the Mobile World Congress in February predicts that two-thirds of the world’s mobile connections will run on 4G and 5G networks by 2025. The report also predicts the growth of IoT and points to an increased role for the mobile industry in social and economic developments.  Furthermore, we’d like to highlight to GSMA … Read More

Call Alert: EPSRC Connected Nation Pioneers

EPSRC 26th April 2018 A new awards competition, Connected Nation Pioneers, that will recognise exceptional UK doctoral students whose research contributes towards the development of a Connected Nation, is announced today by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The competition is being sponsored by Dstl, Facebook, BT, Samsung, Huawei, Thales, Amazon and NVIDIA. EPSRC‘s Chief Executive, Professor Philip … Read More