Faculty of Science and Technology

We foster a creative and innovative research culture addressing some of society’s biggest environmental, archaeological and technological challenges. Researchers are experts and thought leaders in areas such as biodiversity, conservation, climate change, archaeology, forensics, design engineering, autonomous systems & robotics, smart technology, software systems, cyber security, dig data, creative technology and psychology.

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

    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,... »

  • Photo of the Week: The TACIT Trial

    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... »

  • The secret information hidden in your hair

    The secret information hidden in your hair

    [Above image] Shutterstock By Dr Richard Paul, Bournemouth University. Your hair can say a lot about you. It doesn’t just give people clues about your personality or your taste in music.... »

  • Digital addiction: how technology keeps us hooked

    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,... »

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

    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... »

  • Gambling Operators to Provide Gambling Behavioural Data: a Call for a Policy Change

    Gambling Operators to Provide Gambling Behavioural Data: a Call for a Policy Change

    The EROGamb Project, funded jointly by GambleAware and Bournemouth University was presented at the Public Policy Exchange – Westminster Events on 23 May, 2018. The full-day workshop discussed “The Future... »

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