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Category Archive for "Civic Drone Centre"

Lancashire targets drone business support

Jul 10 2020

Drawing on public and private sector expertise from across Lancashire, the region’s Aerial Uptake Steering group met at the end May to…

Aerial Uptake continues to fly despite COVID-19

Apr 07 2020

During one of the final weeks where free travel across Europe was still possible, the Aerial Uptake project partners came together in…


Feb 20 2020

KEY PLAYERS from around Lancashire were brought together in January to discuss the future of drone technology development across the region, and…

Aerial Uptake

Sep 05 2019

The University of Central Lancashire’s Civic Drone Centre – a collaboration between the Media Innovation Studio and the Engineering Innovation Centre –…

Flying High Challenge kicks off with BBC coverage

Feb 22 2018

  The Civic Drone Centre’s new Flying High Challenge project is starting to generate interest across the region.   Supported by Nesta’s…

DroneHack Journalism: innovating storytelling from the air

Jan 25 2017

Journalists are increasingly using drones – in conflict scenarios, national sporting events and on regional programming. DroneHack Journalism, held at Manchester’s Sharp…

Mapping Drone near misses in Google Earth*

Nov 23 2016

Andy Dickinson reflects on how a brief chat about drone near misses turned into a journey into Airprox reports, spreadsheets, KML and the murky world of map co-ordinates.

DME16 hosts journalism DroneHack

Apr 29 2016

Flat-pack UAV platforms, sensors, thermal imaging cameras, pens, paper, scissors and the prestigious 3D-printed Golden Drone trophy: last week saw Digital Media…

Civic drone Centre @LancScifFest #LSF2015

Jun 29 2015

Over 10 000 visitors across three days were welcomed across UCLan’s threshold to participate in a series of highly interactive workshops, hear…

DroneHack for humanity

Jun 16 2015

At the Civic Crone Centre we believe unmanned aerial vehicles could transform life in the field for our medics, our search and…