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Welcome to C-DICE, the Centre for Postdoctoral Development in Infrastructure Cities and Energy. C-DICE is a world-class postdoctoral development programme which leverages the capability of 18 leading research-intensive UK universities.

C-DICE aims to build and sustain the advanced skills base required to create a pipeline of world-class talent for the Infrastructure, Cities and Energy (IC&E) sectors, and accelerate progress towards a net-zero society by 2050.

C-DICE brings together the collective expertise of the UKCRIC universities with the partners of the Energy Research Accelerator, working alongside research associations, institutes, and many leading industrial partners.

Take a look at our Events, Opportunities, News and Blogs below to see how you can get benefit from the C-DICE programme.

Latest events

This training will introduce the concept of digital storytelling and explore its use as a tool to guide researchers to Read more
In this engaging, interactive, in-person five-day course you will be introduced to the fundamentals of process plant and systems engineering. Read more
C-DICE is offering the opportunity to participate in a sandpit, with up to £30k of funding available, for postdoctoral researchers who wish Read more


C-DICE is pleased to announce an open call for a special Networking Grant designed to support postdoctoral researchers who are Read more
The Centre for Postdoctoral Development in Infrastructure, Cities and Energy (C-DICE) is thrilled to host an exciting 3-month secondment opportunity Read more
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C-DICE is pleased to announce an open call for a special Networking Grant, valued at up to £1,000, designed to Read more

Latest news

Learn all about the upcoming National PostDoc Conference 2023 in our newsletter, along with exciting opportunities for secondments and a Read more
In this edition of The Post, webinars for spatial planning and systems design, along with free in person workshops with Read more
A round up of all the latest training on offer, plus details of fellowship opportunities, and your chance to win Read more

Latest blog posts

In its simplest form, a research sandpit is a means to develop novel research. But for postdocs, it’s much more Read more
As far as playing neurodiversity bingo goes, I nearly have a full house. I’m dyslexic (why is that word so Read more
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It can be quite easy, as a researcher, not to stray too far from our main disciplinary area but the Read more

We are always keen to discuss partnership opportunities with businesses and other organisations.
Please get in touch if you would like to partner with C-DICE.