The growth of online gambling and the proliferation of smart phones has enabled people to gamble in different ways, and outside of premises such as casinos where staff have the… »
Technology & Design: Research Impact
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PhD Researcher Amen Alrobai delivered a well received presentation at the 6th International Working Conference on Human-Centred Software Engineering. This conference was held in Stockholm, Sweden, between the 29th and 31st… »
Operation Integratus are a group of musicians, technologists, composers, instrument builders working within the Experimental Media Research Group (EMERGE) of Bournemouth University, UK. Using augmented and experimental musical instruments and… »
Bournemouth University and Lufthansa Systems collaborate to improve airline ticket forecasting accuracy
The described impact has resulted from collaborative research between the Smart Technology Research Centre from Bournemouth University (BU) and Lufthansa Systems (LSY). The efforts focused on improving the quality of… »
The epidural simulator research project based at Data Science Institute, Bournemouth University has received multiple international awards, and has attracted coverage from newspapers, magazines, members of parliament and online news. The simulator has been… »
Research carried out by Bournemouth University’s Dr. Dinusha Mendis and Davide Secchi, and Phil Reeves of Econolyst Ltd. has formed the basis of a study from the UK Intellectual Property… »
BU research engineers have been working on military vehicles that feature in Brad Pitt’s new movie. Set in the Second World War, ‘Fury’ sees Pitt’s character Wardaddy command a Sherman tank…. »
Popular consumer group Which? have been working with Retail Experts and Psychologists at BU to inform shoppers about supermarket tricks of the trade. In the May edition of its popular… »
BU’s software engineering research has focused on the improvement of software development methods with a particular emphasis on the ‘upstream’ or requirements phases. The benefits include improved development processes as… »
Bournemouth University’s (BU) research with Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust (SNHSFT) on Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) devices, particularly in application to dropped foot, has contributed to the treatment of over 5000 people in Salisbury; the sale of well over 10,000 FES devices worldwide; the establishment of the first NHS commercial company in England, Odstock Medical Limited (OML) in 2006; and a significant improvement in quality of life and increased participation in society for people with neurological disabilities.
In 2011 the National Centre for Computer Animation won the Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education in recognition of its contribution to world-leading excellence and pioneering development in computer animation. An example of this industry-shaping work is the development of new techniques to produce and render higher quality 3D images, and specifically the motion blur effect.
Green tribology research collaboration between BU and the RNLI led to the redesign of slipway panels. This doubled their lifespan and enabled a switch from grease to a water lubrication system. In addition to safety and environmental benefits, this saves the charity £1 million over a 5 year term, allowing resources to be focused on lifesaving.