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Annual GEOLAB Networking Event (in collaboration with ELGIP)

We are happy to announce that registrations for the Annual GEOLAB Networking Event (in collaboration with ELGIP) are now open! The event will be held at ETH Zurich, Switzerland on the 15th and 16th November 2022. The Networking Event will consist of series of workshops delivered by GEOLAB and ELGIP with a specific focus on Joint Research and Innovation. Dedicated workshops will …

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Deltares Clarifier Project: Centrifuge Modelling of Peat Embankments

Deltares’ Geo-Centrifuge is used for testing physical scale models of geotechnical engineering systems such as natural and man made slopes, earth retaining structures and foundations. By increasing earth gravity, real stresses can be scaled down to models and for natural processes in soil time can be accelerated and brought back from decades to hours. The …

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Critical Infrastructure Resilience: Role of Geo-engineers

       Critical Infrastructure Resilience: Role of Geo-engineers Mary Antonette Beroya-Eitner Institute of Geotechnics, Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Technical University of Darmstadt Critical infrastructures (CI) refer to the assets, networks and facilities that are essential for maintaining vital societal and economic functions. They include the systems that deliver the water we drink, …

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Deltares’ CLARIFIER Project: Centrifuge modelling of peat embankments

As part of ‘CLARIFIER: Centrifuge modelling of peat embankments’ which was selected for GEOLAB’s first call for proposals, peat samples have been collected in Norway. These samples were collected 2,000km north of the Deltares facility and are being tested in order to devise an innovative solution in how to construct road embankments in peatlands.   Marianne …

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GEOLAB’s Second Transnational Access Webinar

GEOLAB’s second webinar peaks interests of 110 professionals and demonstrates experiments to study the pressures on Critical Infrastructure The GEOLAB’s Second Transnational Access Webinar took place on May 19th, 2022, and received 110 registrations from 35 countries, representing 73 different organisations and directly supporting the Second Call for Proposals. The objective of the second GEOLAB …

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GEOLAB’s Second Transnational Access Webinar

Upcoming Webinar – May 19th, 9:30 AM CET. Register now! GEOLAB has launched its Second Call for Proposals to potential users among academia, SME and industry to gain access to excellent research facilities in the fields of geotechnical and environmental engineering. This so-called Transnational Access is free of charge and includes technical & scientific support from …

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Early Stage Researcher Internship Program

Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Internship Program – Applications Closed. The applications for GEOLAB’s first Early Stage Researcher (ESR) Internship Program are now open! GEOLAB will fund 15 researchers (including travel and subsistence) for a 2-week placement at one of the project’s research facilities in the field of subsoil behaviour and interaction with structures and the …

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GEOLAB Hosts its First Networking Event in Madrid

GEOLAB is Hosting its First Networking Event in Madrid GEOLAB is organising its first hybrid Networking Event on December 1, 2021, with physical attendance at CEDEX (CETA Building), Madrid, Spain. Dedicated workshops will be delivered by the University of Cambridge, TU Delft, ETH Zurich, Deltares, CEDEX, NGI, Technical University of Darmstadt, University Gustave Eiffel and …

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