News

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 […]


DREAM Challenge Week uses big data to plan for the future

Following some biblical floods earlier in the summer, this week’s sudden heatwave in the UK shows the necessity to plan for extreme weather events. The Cranfield-led DREAM CDT – or ‘Data, Risk and Environmental Analytical Methods’ Centre for Doctoral Training – recently held its inaugural Challenge Week attended by the 2016 cohort of PhD students. […]


DREAM Challenge Week – 11-15 July, 2016

We are preparing ourselves for the first DREAM Centre for Doctoral Training ‘Challenge Week’, running from 11-15th July, 2016. A cornerstone of the DREAM programme, the Challenge Week is designed to permit DREAM students and affiliates an opportunity to use and apply the scientific approaches and skillsets being developed in their research projects to real-world […]


First Dream Symposium underway in Newcastle University

A key thread to the Dream CDT is the provision of appropriate experience for the Dream students in presenting publicly and over a couple of days, in conference format, the research projects underway, with all the discourse that follows. We have just met to hold the first of the annual Symposia for Dream at Newcastle […]


DREAM Induction Day a great success

Our first induction day was held with great success at Cranfield University on Thursday 12th November. This was our first chance to meet as a group, face to face. By the end of the day we had a chance to orient ourselves to the vision of DREAM, and to find out about the broad range […]


First cohort of DREAM Students now in place

Our first cohort of DREAM Doctoral students are now arrived and in place across the four universities of the DREAM consortium and have begun their research activities. Our induction programme will allow everyone to orient themselves to the DREAM vision and to get to know each other as the studies get underway.