Technology & Design: Research News

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Horizon 2020 Funding for virtual factory research at BU

Uber, Amazon, AirBnB, Netflix… The Internet has had many impacts on the economy. Not only on the consumer market, but widely across the service sector. There is a large amount… »

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BU’s community at the 2016 Paralympics

This year has seen Britain’s athletes achieve their most successful Olympics since 1908 and their best ever ‘away’ games after winning a total of 67 medals.  This September, the Paralympics… »

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Building Roman Britain: Summer 2016 Update

The first half of 2016 has been a busy time for the Building Roman Britain project. The appointment of an Undergraduate Research Assistant in February allowed an increase in our… »

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Research in the news: do we all need a ‘digital diet’?

A ‘digital diet’ is the practice of controlling the obsessive and excessive usage of digital media, explains Dr Raian Ali, Principal Academic in Computing at BU. Digital addiction, to games… »

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Dr. Nava Tintarev

Hi! My name is Nava Tintarev, and I joined the Department of Computer Science as a Lecturer in Intelligent Interactive Systems in February 2016. In the department, I am a… »

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Workshop with Dr. Cyril Pernet – 27th May

Dr. Cyril Pernet from the University of Edinburgh will be delivering a workshop on the 27th of May. His workshop will mainly cover two topics: Misconceptions in the use of the… »

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Environment can impact performance in learning

Research into learning environments in classrooms has found that environmental factors can have an impact on student performance. The research, carried out by Bournemouth University’s Professor Stephen Heppell and currently… »

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Preparing meals with digital devices

One of the home cooks we spent time with was Jim, a young Vietnamese postgraduate student. His kitchen was compact and replete with food and utensils. He had been cooking… »

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