Smart IoT London: Sensing and Displays for Smart Campuses

Researchers from the University of Surrey and Lancaster University will be demonstrating results from the DiSSC project at Smart IoT London (14-15 March). The demonstration at Smart IoT London will consist of a set of next generation IoT Eggs integrated with a pervasive display network to support context-specific and user-personalised content. A dedicated Display Personalisation App running on mobile phones …

Gnomes are things too!

The Gnomes created for the IoT in the Park project are featured on the front cover of this year’s Bartlett Review. Whilst these objects might seem a little quirky for an academic project they are helping researchers engage in discussions with users around the visibility of Iota networks and services. The first versions are fitted with Bluetooth Beacons and when …

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 …

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 …

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 …