A belated happy new year – in this month’s post :
In initiatives and open calls that may be of interest:
– (ISCF) Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund has awarded £68 million
– The Future Cities Catapult collaborative CityX initiative:
– DCMS’ Digital Inclusion Fund encompassing programmes tackling loneliness in rural areas
– the ACSC is partnering with AISA for conferences and The World of Drones, has its call open for submissions
– STC has begun cybersecurity chats on Twitter
The Turing Institute is collaboratively delivering, with the University of Chicago, its 12 week Data Science for Social Good Fellowship has a call open for Data Study Groups , leading UKRI funded research programmes: , and an initiative with British Heart Foundation
Some cybersecurity advisory pages you may be interested in reviewing more generally:
- ODIN’s lexicon and cyber risk framework
- Financial Stability Board’s Cyber Lexicon
- IEEE cybersecurity
- ASECO Lab
- New Zealand’s Protective Security Requirements
- DST Group’s Cyber page
- Office of Australia’s eSafety Commissioner research pages.
- Future of mobility update in the Industrial strategy blog
You may also be interested to know that
- @ForeignOffice is collocating with New Zealand in Tonga and Vanuatu,
- Mutual Recognition Agreements have been signed between the UK and Australia, and the UK and US, toward ensuring continuity of trade .
- A new tool for contributors for UNDOC’s Sherlock, which shares electronic resources and laws on crime, is now available
- The European Statutory Instruments committee is addressing UK laws affected by EU laws post-Brexit
- The UK advertising regulatory body has reportedly banned harmful gender stereotypes in ads including in online and social media advertising effective June 2019
Finally, a warm congratulations to the Queen’s 2019 honourees many of whom were recognised for work in the community, to Mrs Vicki Treadell CMG MVO, appointed British High Commissioner to Australia, and to Minister for Innovation to Baroness Blackwood for admittance to the House of Lords.
Best for the year, ahead.