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EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment

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Industry+ (I+) scheme

To see our Industry+ scheme poster please click here. Check our related pages for further information regarding this scheme.

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Research Themes

The EPSRC Future Infrastructure and Built Environment CDT's research and training focuses on integrating Cambridge's internationally recognised strength in structures, geotechnics, materials, construction, sustainable development, building physics and water and waste within the wider context of related engineering disciplines, architecture, the sciences, land economy, manufacturing, business, economics, policy and social science.

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Applications for entry in October 2016 are now open! Apply before Jan 31, 2016 to meet the deadline for the first admissions round.

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Course Structure

Learn more about the unique structure of the EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT) in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment at Cambridge..

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The CDT in Future Infrastructure and Built Environment can offer funded studentships to excellent UK and EU students eligible for Engineering and Physical Sciences Council (EPSRC) studentship awards. The first admissions round for an October 2016 entry is now open. Applications are reviewed and prospective students are interviewed continuously.

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Study tour to London

Mar 26, 2015

The MRes cohort and the Course Director visited London on a study tour on 25 March. On this tour we visited completed buildings, thus providing a counterpart to our earlier site visits in Cambridge where we saw buildings at various stages of construction.

Entrepreneurship (ETECH) Presentation at Cambridge Judge Business School

Mar 19, 2015

Our students gave their final presentation yesterday as part of their ETECH technology entrepreneurship course. The team worked on smart roads with participation and support from industry on a real technology and business.

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The aim of the CDT is to develop world-class, technically excellent, multi-disciplinary Engineers equipped to face current and future infrastructure and built environment challenges. A broad cohort-based MRes education for the first year will cover core Civil Engineering topics, related disciplines, and research and commercial skills training. The subsequent 3 year specialist PhD training programme will build on Cambridge's existing research strengths, embracing topics ranging from future energy infrastructure to sustainable urbanisation and innovative construction materials.

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