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Research Photography Competition: prize giving

Thank you to everyone who entered or voted for an image in this year’s Research Photography Competition.  Hundreds of staff, students and members of the public have helped to select… »

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SURE: book your free ticket

The SURE (Showcasing Undergraduate Research Excellence) conference is returning for its fourth year, taking place on 20 March. Over 90 submissions have been received on a wide range of subjects, including discrimination and… »

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Research photography competition voting is live!

This year’s Research Photography Competition has focused on the theme of place – perhaps the place the research was carried out, a place which inspired research or a location that… »

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Understanding the origins of modern-day broadcasting

Over the last twenty-five years, Bournemouth University (BU) has built up a wealth of expertise in the area of media history. Not only has this knowledge helped to better understand… »

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World Cup online betting is the highest it’s ever been

The 2018 World Cup inspires new gamblers. Shutterstock By Dr Raian Ali, Bournemouth University; Dr Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University; Dr John McAlaney, Bournemouth University, and Keith Phalp, Bournemouth University. Sports betting is worth up to £625 billion per year,… »

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Photo of the Week: The TACIT Trial

(Click image to see full size) The TACIT Trial: TAi ChI for people with demenTia This week’s photo of the week is Dr Samuel Nyman‘s entry of a Tai Chi class… »

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Digital addiction: how technology keeps us hooked

By Dr Raian Ali, Bournemouth University; Dr Emily Arden-Close, Bournemouth University, and Dr John McAlaney, Bournemouth University The World Health Organisation is to include “gaming disorder”, the inability to stop gaming,… »

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Game On!: Promoting inclusive gaming for people with dementia.

Over the summer, Bournemouth University’s Ageing and Dementia Research Centre (ADRC) are delivering a free, half day workshop that aims to provide practitioners, care home employees and carers with knowledge and… »

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Virtual Avebury nears completion

The simulation of Avebury being creating as part of the Virtual Avebury project is being built in Unity 3D by virtual reality specialists Daden Ltd , with bespoke soundscapes developed by a consortium of sound… »

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Photo of the Week: Surviving the advertising apocalypse with RAISA

Surviving the advertising apocalypse with RAISA (Robotics, Artitical Intelligence, Service Automation). Our Photo of the Week series has returned and we’re kicking off with Elizabeth Falkowska’s research photo in collaboration… »

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