University of Nottingham hosted the first network-wide training week organised by TRUSS. It was held in the Coates and NTEC buildings of the campus from Monday 30th November to Friday 4th December. Twelve of our fellows took part in an intensive program of technical and transferable skills modules as listed in the table below.
|Type of Module||Name of Module||No. hours|
|Introduction||Introduction to TRUSS||1|
|Core Research Modules||Methods of safety quantification||1|
|Life cycle assessment||1|
|Specialist Research Modules||Updating of random variables using on-site information||1|
|Overview of fault diagnostic methods – part one||1|
|Overview of fault diagnostic methods – part two||1|
|Structural health monitoring||1|
|Communication/transferable Skills Modules||Planning your research||1|
|Team Activities||Innovation workshop: Case Study||10|
|Team building activity||7|
|Research Seminars||Presentations by Early Stage Researchers on their research and feedback from Consortium||4|
Beneficiaries and partners joined on Thursday the 3rd to attend presentations by the fellows on their Research Plan and to give them advice on their Personal Career Development Plans. Also on Thursday, TRUSS Consortium held their second Supervisory Board Meeting, which was attended by the ESR representative, Barbara Heitner.