Archives: 2018

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Plastic pollution: could we clean up the ocean with technology?

Our oceans are threatened by three major challenges: climate change, overfishing and pollution. Plastic pollution is of growing concern, and has gained international attention from governments, media and large sections… »

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Virtual Avebury in the news

BU’s Virtual Avebury project was in the news this week, on radio and online. The team are in the middle of a 3 month public engagement phase of the project at the Barn Gallery… »

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How culture influences children’s development

By Dr Ching-Yu Huang, Bournemouth University. From educational toys to governmental guidelines and detailed nursery progress reports, there are lots of resources available to help parents track and facilitate their children’s… »

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Anthill Podcast 27: Confidence

By Annabel Bligh, The Conversation; Gemma Ware, The Conversation, and Holly Squire, The Conversation Includes interview with BU’s Professor Keith Brown discussing confidence artists in financial scamming. [31:50 – 36:38] This… »

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Testing times ahead

Professor Roger Brownsword and Jeffrey Wale from the Centre for Conflict, Rule of Law and Society have published two research outputs concerning the regulation of prenatal testing. The first is an article ‘Testing… »

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ADRC attend 4th EU Falls Festival, Manchester, UK

Dr Samuel Nyman and Yolanda Barrado-Martín from the Psychology Department and Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) attended the 4th EU Falls Festival in Manchester on 2nd and 3rd July 2018…. »

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Photo of the Week: Welcome to BU from China!

Welcome to BU from China! From the beginning to the end of your studies at BU, let’s focus on the middle bit and the all-important ‘sandwich placement’! Our Photo of… »

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Remembering Srebrenica, more than 20 years on

By Dr Melanie Klinkner, Bournemouth University and Giulia Levi, Bournemouth University. One of the darkest hours in recent human history, the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, has plenty of unpleasant parallels in today’s… »

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Interactive web-portal prototype – support4nurses

Working with our colleagues at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital Trust, the Making TRACS to improve nurse retention project team have developed a prototype interactive web portal designed for nurses to… »

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Photo of the Week: Protest Art for Social Change

Protest Art for Social Change This week’s photo of the week was taken by Dr Anastasia Veneti and shows how protests and social movements can transform spaces into a form of art.  Our… »

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