Rail PhD Studentship Coordination

Rail PhD Studentship Coordination

11th April 2023

Introduction We are collecting information about rail-focussed PhD studentships at UKRRIN (UK Rail Research and Innovation Network) universities to enhance coordination between academia and industry. We are particularly keen to raise awareness about the work being undertaken by PhD students amongst a wider stakeholder audience to encourage collaboration. To help us with this, we would […]

CALL FOR PAPERS: DfT Data Science in Transport Conference

29th March 2023

Data Science in Transport Conference: Call for papers and input The Department for Transport’s Data Science Conference will take place on 24th May 2023 in London. The conference will: Showcase the latest data science innovations applicable to or using transport data Share methodological best practice Build links and foster a collaborative transport data science community across academia, Government and the […]

SPARK is changing

24th March 2023

Over the coming weeks, you will notice changes to the SPARK website, as it migrates to a new platform.   SPARK, the rail knowledge hub is managed by RSSB in partnership with UIC and was launched in 2011 as a key resource for the global rail industry to find information on rail research, capabilities, and […]

Investing in the future of rail: supporting fundamental research

23rd January 2023

Did you know our founding member RSSB, working with Network Rail, RDG and RIA, is an active supporter of the UKRI Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT), based at the University of Nottingham? Working with over 40 industry partners, the CDT focuses on digital identity, personal data and data creativity within the global digital economy, […]

Missed the 13th World Congress on Railway Research? Catch up with WCRR Essentials Online

27th September 2022

The World Congress on Railway Research (WCRR) is the world’s largest international congress devoted to railway research and innovation. The 13th edition took place on 6 – 10 June 2022 in Birmingham, UK and was hosted by UKRRIN founding members RSSB and the University of Birmingham. UKRRIN was proud to host a Masterclass on the Collaborative […]

Global Rail Leaders Focus on ‘Reshaping our Railways Post-Pandemic’

15th June 2022

Leaders in rail innovation from across the globe came together in Birmingham to discuss future plans to develop, improve, and shape the industry post-pandemic. The World Congress on Railway Research, jointly hosted by RSSB and the University of Birmingham, welcomed delegates from across the global research community. Together they were championing technical development, advocating collaboration, […]

Local MPs and Councillors visit the new UKRRIN Technology Hub at Unipart Rail’s Doncaster headquarters

26th November 2021

Dame Rosie Winterton MP was among visitors to Doncaster’s new rail technology hub on Friday (19 November), which will fast track the latest rail products and services to market for local companies. The new Technology and Innovation hub at Unipart Rail’s Doncaster headquarters was launched by the UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN), a […]

UKRRIN launches new Technology and Innovation Hub in Doncaster

24th September 2021

The UK Rail Research and Innovation Network (UKRRIN), the £92 million partnership between academia and industry, has launched a new Technology and Innovation Hub at Unipart Rail’s Headquarters in Doncaster. Led by Unipart Rail, the new Hub will support the sector in translating academic research and innovation to solve strategic industry challenges and to enable […]

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