5G & IoT test bed and trials series: Digital Greenwich 18/05/16

The 5G & IoT test bed and trials partners held the first free event in this series to share latest updates and activities with respect to 5G & IoT research, test beds and trials. During the event, attendees were able to investigate potential areas for collaboration, innovation and common approaches to further enhance the UK proposition. This event was kindly … Read More

ADVANTAGE London Seminar: 28th October 2016 – Travel funds available

The ADVANTAGE project www.fp7-advantage.eu will hold a free one day seminar to discuss research advances in Smart Grid Technology. The event will be held at the Royal Society, 6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London on Friday 28th October 2016 starting at 10am. There will be a featured talk by Dr Alastair Martin, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of Flexitricity. Our keynote … Read More

UK-UAE Smart Cities Workshop – Decide the theme of the session! Well Sorted Study

Location– Khalifa University Campus, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates http://www.kustar.ac.ae/ Dates: 16th-18th May 2016   Workshop Organisers:- Professor Gerard Parr– Ulster University, Northern Ireland, UK – gp.parr@ulster.ac.uk Professor Ernesto Damiani– EBTIC/Khalifa University,  Abu Dhabi, UAE- ernesto.damiani@kustar.ac.ae Connected Communities is an emerging research area investigating the implications of establishing highly connected, data-intensive, diverse communities and focusing on the design, deployment and … Read More

5G NORMA 2016 Summer School; King’s College London, in London, UK; June 20 – 22, 2016

The Summer School is tailored towards engineers and researchers active or interested in virtualized and programmable future mobile networks. The first day is tailored more towards attendees from industry, whereas the last two days are more suitable for Post Doctoral researchers, PhD and Master students.  All together, the event is deemed highly suitable for participants from the mobile industry and … Read More

Opportunity to attend the Connected Communities UK-UAE Workshop – funding for two Early Career Researchers

Funding is available to support two Early Career Researchers (ECRs) to attend the Connected Communities UK-UAE Workshop at the Khalifa University Campus in Abu Dhabi on 16th-18th May.  Khalifa University Campus, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirat Connected Communities- UK-UAE Workshopes Expressions of Interest Interested ECRs who are working in research directly relevant to the workshop could make contact with Prof. Gerard … Read More

Commnet2 Preliminary Survey

Please take a few minutes to give us your views on the role of CommNet2 for the research community. This will help shape future activities. Please click on the following link to take the survey. Please note that the survey will open in a new tab. Thank you for participating in our survey. Your feedback is important.

CommNet2 Launch event, 8th March 2016 – Date for your diaries

Tuesday 8th March 2016 The IET, Savoy Place, London, WC2R 0BL The CommNet2: UK Research Strategy Community Organisation in Communications, Mobile Computing and Networking within the EPSRC ICT Portfolio, is holding its launch event on Tuesday 8thMarch 2016. Building on its predecessor CommNet, CommNet2 aims to bring together the UK academic community engaged in ICT research in order to identify, … Read More

Big Data services in China: Telefonica and China Unicom joint venture

Press Release China Unicom Telefonica Big Data

CHINA UNICOM AND TELEFÓNICA CREATE A JOINT VENTURE PROVIDING PROFESSIONAL BIG DATA SERVICES Madrid/Beijing, January 5th, 2016. China Unicom and Telefónica announce that they have established a joint venture called “Smart Steps Digital Technology Company Limited” to provide big data services in China, leveraging on China Unicom’s stable and extensive basic telecommunication network and rich market experience, as well as … Read More

Post-Doc opportunities at Ulster University – US-Ireland research project

Please see two PostDoc Positions  at Ulster that form part of our new US-Ireland Project with NSF CIAN:- http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AMQ800/research-associate-in-software-defined-networking/ http://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/AMQ802/research-associate-in-agile-cloud-services-and-orchestration/ Applications from suitably qualified PostDocs are welcomed.   The background context for the project can be found here:- http://matrixni.org/ulster-university-to-transform-global-internet-industry-with-3m-us-ireland-research-project/  

Computational Research: Developing the EPSRC science case for future capital funding – survey

In order to secure funding for the next generation of computational research provision, EPSRC is assembling evidence to present a persuasive case for continued support. This will include capital and associated resource funding to provide the tools that the computational research community will need to carry out world leading research. The CommNet2 community is encouraged to participate in the EPSRC consultation in … Read More