THINKlab is part of a new project which is supporting the application of digital technologies which are helping to achieve sustainable management in refugee camps around the world with research being conducted at Al Baqa’a Refugee Camp. Project partners are engaging with local stakeholders and residents in the Al Baqa’a Refugee Camp which is situated
THINKlab takes part in the UKRI Launch Event for the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26)
The THINKlab is delighted to have been asked to take part in the UK Research and Investment (UKRI) Adaptation and Resilience Series Launch Event which will take place on 3rd June 2021. The Director of the THINKlab, Professor Terrence Fernando, will deliver a short presentation on the MOBILISE and TRANSCEND projects which focus on climate adaptation
Professor Terrence Fernando, Director, and Dulcidio Coelho, Technical Director, THINKlab, University of Salford, talk to Abigail Tomkins at the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) NATURAL disasters are occurring more frequently in South Asia. Floods, earthquakes, landslides and droughts can wipe out many years of development progress in a single catastrophic event. Alongside response
The University of Salford’s THINKlab has developed a digital platform which allows a range of heterogenous sensor networks to be integrated so project partners can effectively monitor rising rivers and rainfall which can lead to floods and landslides. The digital platform will be used in Sri Lanka, Malaysia, and Pakistan, three low-middle income countries whose
The THINKlab has developed a new digital drone visualisation platform which has the potential for changing the way users can respond to disasters more effectively and for supporting post disaster reconstruction efforts. The digital drone visualisation platform will mean that stakeholders are able to interpret data more quickly which will strengthen their decision-making and increase
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) has announced 141 new international development research projects that is aimed at tackling global challenges such as environmental disasters, education for children living through conflict and malnutrition. These awards aim to bring together a wide range of researchers and experts from across the UK and developing countries to generate innovative
The University of Salford’s THINKlab has developed a new digital drone visualisation platform which has the potential for changing the way users are able to respond to disasters more effectively and for supporting post disaster reconstruction efforts. The innovative platform will mean that stakeholders are able to interpret data more quickly to establish an accurate
THINKlab was asked to help visualize the new RHS Bridgewater Garden; a major project to transform the grounds at Worsley New Hall—a historic 19th-century mansion in the heart of Salford— into one of the largest gardens in Europe.
The University of Salford THINKlab has been awarded almost £1 million from the UK Research and Innovation Collective Fund to develop an advanced digital platform.
THINKlab Director Terrence Fernando speaks to Abigail Tomkins from The Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors (CICES) about how the 4D Simulation tool designed and developed on Unreal Engine is helping to improve rail track renewal programs.