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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

Why should you encourage your postdoctoral researchers to engage with C-DICE? This 45 minute lunch-time webinar, designed to fit around Read more
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If you are a postdoctoral researcher or late-stage PhD researcher working in the areas of energy, infrastructure and cities, this Read more
  Engaging in research for industry requires specific yet diverse skills and knowledge. For successful industry engagement, researchers should understand Read more


C-DICE is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity for a two-month secondment for postdoctoral researchers with Birmingham Energy Institute (BEI) Read more
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C-DICE is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity for two three-month secondments for postdoctoral researchers with industrial partner Trust Pro. Read more
C-DICE is delighted to offer a fantastic opportunity for a six-month secondment for a postdoctoral researcher with des19ncor. The postdoctoral Read more

Latest news

Read about opportunities to become a peer reviewer for C-DICE fellowships, learn how to engage with industry at our one-day Read more
Book now for workshops and tours at the Net Zero Futures conference, still time to apply for the next C-DICE Read more
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C-DICE is offering postdoctoral researchers the opportunity to win up to £30k of funding through its Sandpit run in collaboration with the Read more

Latest blog posts

The impact of Covid over the last few years has hit all aspects of my work and one of the Read more
As a PhD student, I became eligible for a C-DICE subsidised place on the PPE technical training in June 2022.  Taking Read more
With all the duties and responsibilities of postdoctoral work I have found it easy in the past to procrastinate with 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.