£15m with TWI, Cambridge for NSIRC: National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC): founder sponsor and board member of the newly- established Structural Integrity Research Foundation which is responsible for the governance of NSIRC. A major collaboration between government, industry and academia. Our funding will create up to 83 PhDs and EngD students.
£10m with the Alan Turing Institute: Data-centric engineering: Engineering applications of big data to improve safety through advanced mathematics, computer science, algorithms and big data.
The Resilience Shift
£10m with The Resilience Shift. This initiative to build resilience in critical infrastructure aligns with the recommendations of the Foundation's Foresight review on resilience engineering and its four priority action areas. It is hosted by Arup.
Assuring Robotic and Autonomous Systems
£10m with University of York: The Assuring Autonomy International Programme will be a collaboration dedicated to enabling the benefits of Robotics and Autonomous Systems to be realised, whilst reducing attendant risks, e.g. from malfunction or cyber-attack. It will enhance design and assurance capabilities, validate them through translational demonstrators, and develop professional education programmes, engaging the industrial, regulatory and academic communities.
Public Understanding of Risk
£10m with National University of Singapore: Lloyd's Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk (LRFI). Undertaking research and education and building connections with practical end-users from policy makers to the general public. Aiming to build a better understanding of the socio-technological processes and factors affecting public opinion forming.
This is a £10 million, 5 year research programme (2018-2022), jointly delivered by the HSE and the University of Manchester through the recently established Thomas Ashton Institute.