Monthly Archives: February 2017

All posts listed below (newest first).

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Eco-Coding Academic Outreach in York

On 23rd of February Dr Liz Franklin of the Eco-coding team was invited up to York to give a lunchtime seminar to staff, undergraduates and postgraduates on DNA barcoding and… »

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From Nepal, to BU and back again

Recent BU graduate Dr Pratik Adhikary is currently working alongside BU researcher Professor Edwin van Teijlingen and the Centre of Midwifery, Maternal and Perinatal Health (CMMPH) in Nepal. The CMMPH… »

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Inaugural lecture: Performing hip replacements in space

Established in 2015, Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute (BUORI) is at the forefront of developing virtual reality training and robots that will allow surgeons to perform hip replacements in this… »

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AiMM achieves a notable success!

Researchers from the Advances in Media Management (AiMM) research cluster have had 8 abstracts (a 100% success rate) accepted for the forthcoming European Media Management Association conference in Belgium. This… »

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CIRI organising Special Session at CIBCB 2017

The Computational Intelligence Research Initiative (CIRI) at Bournemouth University is organising a Special Session on Machine Learning in Medical Diagnosis and Prognosis at IEEE CIBCB 2017. The IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics… »

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How to stop your lunch break damaging your health

Eating out is bad for us. Studies have shown that food provided outside the home contains more calories and more fat, especially saturated fat. The trouble is, many of us… »

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Is Russia attacking Western liberal democracies?

Dr Roman Gerodimos, Centre for Politics & Media Research, has been investigating allegations of Russian cyber attacks against government agencies, utilities, companies, universities, the media and individuals, as part of… »

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Research photography competition: voting now open

‘Can you convey the impact of your research in a single image?’  That’s the challenge we set BU academics and students this year. The overwhelming response saw researchers from across the university getting… »

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Centre’s Shelley Thompson presents to the UN

Last Friday, Dr Shelley Thompson of the Centre for Politics and Media Research presented at a UN event on the impact of media on gender and science. The conference was… »

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The social media battle for supremacy during UK election

A Bournemouth University academic has been working with social media analysts SoTrender to evaluate the social media activity of the UK’s main political parties in advance of the UK elections…. »

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Innovation in sport: breaking through the white-water

Kayaking originated as a method of hunting on rough seas for Arctic Inuit tribes. It was later popularised in the UK by Scottish sportsman John MacGregor, known as Rob Roy,… »

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Conserving wildlife and tropical habitats in Indonesia

In rainforests and tropical forests all across the world, deforestation, human activities and climate change are having a huge impact on both vulnerable eco-systems and the wildlife that depend on… »

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BRC 2017: News in brief

New inaugural lecture series launches at Bournemouth University Bournemouth University’s new inaugural lecture series provides an opportunity for newly appointed Professors to share their research and insights into their career… »

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