Category Archives: Funding

New ‘Data Sandbox’ research competition to be launched soon

RSSB will make £500,000 available for an academic research competition on ‘Data Sandbox: Improving Network Performance’. Find out more…

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RRUKA Platform Train Interface call for research – funded projects announced!

Last May we launched the £500,000 RRUKA Faster, Safer, Better: Boarding and Alighting Trains call for research. Find out about the four feasibility study projects which have been awarded funding…

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Call for Research: Faster, Safer, Better: Boarding and Alighting Trains

RSSB is making up to £500,000 available for feasibility studies that could improve the Platform Train Interface. Find out more about this new call for research and how you can register to join us at the Information day on Thursday 26th May…

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Robotics and Autonomous Systems ‘call for research’ now open!

Find out how to apply for funding. Make the most of the networking and depot site opportunities available. Proposals due 22 January 2016.

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‘Data to Improve Customer Experience’ competition: winners announced

RRUKA and ATOC jointly fund four academic feasibility studies which aim to improve customer experience and make a better use of rail data. Find out more…

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Better services, better journeys, better value

Find out more about the £200k ‘Data to Improve the Customer Experience’ competition information day and how to apply. Deadline: 27 April 2015.

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EPSRC/RSSB £2m New Materials Call: Congratulations to successful bidders

RSSB and EPSRC are set to jointly fund three academic research projects on new materials which aim to reduce the whole-life costs of railway assets. Find out more…

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Research Excellence Framework (REF)

A number of the UK funding councils joined forces to conduct the 2014 Research Excellence Framework assessment with the results published in December 2014 – find out more…

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Have you ever thought about a PhD? This might be the right time…

£350 million has been invested in Centres of Doctoral Training. Five are supported by the rail industry. Find out which ones…

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Horizon 2020 First Call

Consortia are now busy preparing bids for the first call of Horizon 2020. Find out more about 5 of the projects RSSB has expressed an interest in, and how you can join the relevant project consortia.

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