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Publication: Multi-temporal synthetic aperture radar flood mapping using change detection   Recently updated !

Dream student Miles Clement has published a paper in the Journal Flood Risk Management, entitled ‘Multi-temporal synthetic aperture radar flood mapping using change detection’. The paper investigates a change detection and thresholding methodology, adapted from previous studies, to determine the extent of flooding for 13 Sentinel-1 synthetic aperture radar images captured during the floods of […]


Research Experience Placement (REP) scheme

NERC recognises that there is a shortage of individuals with quantitative skills coming into environmental science and runs the Research Experience Placement (REP) scheme. This aims to address this shortage by offering funding to support summer placements for undergraduate students studying quantitative disciplines which are outside the normal NERC remit – such as engineering, maths […]

DREAM Challenge Week - July 11-15, 2016

Our new Doctoral studentships are launched!

Our new set of fully-funded PhD studentships are now launched across the four university partners of DREAM: we have 15 places on offer to join our active community of researchers. If you are interested in a PhD in Big Data and Environmental Risk Science – we want to hear from you. Our projects are described […]


DREAM Studentships

We will shortly be announcing the set of PhD projects selected for advertisement for the DREAM CDT third cohort. We have received some really exciting and novel PhD research proposals around the area of big data and environmental risk mitigation, and we look forward to getting these out to prospective applicants. We will advertise the […]


Environmental InfoHackit

A Happy New Year to all from the DREAM CDT. With all the researchers now back and settled in for the New Year, we are looking forward to the third of our NERC-supported Innovation training events next week, the Environmental InfoHackit. To be held at Birmingham University, this event will see the design house ‘Made […]


Big Data Training at the Hartree Centre

Dream Students and staff from all four universities are to spend next week at the prestigious Hartree Centre, part of the STFC, undertaking a customised ‘Winter School’ in Big Data. This is the first event in the exciting Innovation support activities planned for Dream researchers, supported by NERC.


DREAM Cohort Two – Induction Day

We have just welcomed a further set of researchers into the DREAM CDT in our Induction day on October 20th at Cranfield. An exciting future awaits these researchers as they join our community.


Innovation Training Support from NERC

The DREAM CDT has been fortunate to receive support from NERC for an Innovation Support training grant. This will enable a series of turnkey, specialised training and support activities to be provided for the DREAM research students and associated supervisory staff. Our first activity will be attendance at the Hartree Centre ‘Winter School’ in Big […]