The University of Newcastle, UERA and EERA, are organising a summer school, from Monday 23 – Friday 27 July 2018 on smart cities
It will be delivered at Newcastle (UK), at the Urban Sciences Building at Science Central, a data-rich, sensed environment.
The site is home to the Urban Observatory; a living lab gathering sensor data on its performance, energy sources and consumption, and even its building skins. Newcastle has extensive urban sensing at micro (appliance), meso (building) and macro (city) scales.
The objective of the course is to
• develop understanding international context of smart city activity
• experience and engage with the complexities of urban sensing
• implement sensing in a live urban observatory in hands-on practical sessions
• discover new ways of cross/multi/inter/transdisciplinary working
• learn and practise methods for collaboration and co-creation
• hone communication skills for pitching, explaining and translating research
• develop and extend international network of interdisciplinary smart city researchers
The teachers are form the university of Newcastle, the university of Navarra and Zaragoza
The course is suitable for people who want to develop socio-technical skills sets for urban sustainability research and innovation.
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