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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

Do you want to apply your skills and experience to a new challenge and find out how businesses and organisations Read more
At this online event from 10:00 to 10:45am on Friday 13th May, you will have the chance to find out Read more
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This in-person world Café series at  Burleigh court Loughborough University will bring together researchers from all career stages to discuss different aspects of Read more


C-DICE is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity for a three- or six-month paid fellowship suitable for a postdoctoral or Read more
C-DICE is delighted to offer a paid six-month industrial secondment for a postdoctoral researcher with SAO Innovation (SI). The secondment Read more
C-DICE is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity for a six-month secondment for a postdoctoral researcher with des19ncor. The project Read more

Latest news

Our partner, UKCRIC is running a special event at its PEARL lab in Dagenham on 17th May to explore how Read more
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A postdoctoral researcher can help to give your business competitive edge by helping to develop a new product or process, Read more
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C-DICE is looking for mentors willing to offer their support to the postdoctoral researchers who are participating in the C-DICE Read more

Latest blog posts

The C-DICE programme aims to enhance the development of postdoctoral researchers whilst advancing the Net-Zero carbon agenda. Research sandpits are Read more
How worried should we be? As a postdoctoral researcher at Cranfield University, I am eligible for the training opportunities available Read more
Written by Dr Kathryn North, Director, C-DICE, and Fran Long, Head of Education and Talent Development, The Faraday Institution The Read more
At C-DICE, we want to make sure that postdoctoral researchers get the opportunity to develop the skills needed for 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.