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New PETRAS Research Associate at UCL

The PETRAS IoT Hub research team is growing. Leonie Tanczer is joining the Standards, Governance and Policy Stream having recently submitted her PhD thesis at Queen’s University Belfast. She will be working together with Dr. Irina Brass under line managers Dr. Jason Blackstock and Dr. Madeline Carr (Cardiff University) on issues such as the regulation and standardisation of IoT devices. The Stream …

How Research is Preparing us for Drones of the Future

IEEE’s Pervasive is a journal specialising in the Internet of Things. Appearing in Pervasive, Design Fiction: Anticipating Adoption is an article by PETRAS researchers Professor Paul Coulton and Joseph Lindley. In the article they explore the “controversial, sometimes amusing, and often innovative applications” of drones. As part of the PETRAS Adoption and Acceptability theme and conducted at Lancaster University’s design-led research lab Imagination, the research uses a technique for helping …

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2 x PhD Studentships – Shape-Changing Security Interfaces for IoT based at Security Lancaster

  Qualification type: PhD Location: Lancaster Funding for: UK Students, EU Students Funding amount: £14,296 to £22,000 Hours: Full Time Applications close: 28th February 2017 Interview Date: To be confirmed Two fully-funded 3.5 year PhD studentships are available within Lancaster University’s institution-wide research centre, Security Lancaster, which is one of the UK’s Academic Centres of Excellence in Cyber Security Research. The …

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1st Internal PETRAS Strategic Fund Call for Project Proposals

Issue date: 22 December 2016 Version number: v2.0 (released on 13th Feb. 2017) Closing date: 10.00 GMT on 01 March 2017 Download this funding call as a PDF here. Download Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for this funding call as a PDF here: FAQ file – click me Summary PETRAS invites proposals from its academic members for collaborative projects in the …

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Phase 2 of the Cyberhygiene expert study has launched! We welcome new experts to take part

We have just launched the second phase of our security/IoT expert study. Researchers from the UCL Cyberhygiene project are working with experts to understand threats and Cyberhygiene (protective end-user behaviours) in Internet of Things environments. In the last phase, we asked experts a number of open-ended questions to obtain a range of diverse responses from our panel. After analysing the …

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Trustworthiness of Cyber Physical Systems: PETRAS at US NIST workshop

Michael Huth, technical lead of the PETRAS theme Harnessing Economic Value, was invited to attend a workshop at US NIST’s Gaithersburgh campus on Exploring the Dimensions of Trustworthiness of Cyber Physical Systems on 30 August 2016. He gave a short keynote entitled From Risk Management to Risk Engineering of Cyber Physical Systems. It argued for exploring how risk management practices can …