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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  • Buzzing DNA Detectives link up with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust

    Buzzing DNA Detectives link up with the Bumblebee Conservation Trust

    For our upcoming Buzzing DNA Detectives outreach events, the Bumblebee Conservation Trust have agreed to work in partnership with our project. At these events visiters can learn how DNA metabarcoding... »

  • Energy: developing reliable renewable energy sources

    Energy: developing reliable renewable energy sources

    As the world’s population continues to grow, so does our consumption of natural resources. Many of these resources are non-renewable, so research into renewable sources of energy is vital. Research... »

  • Eco-Coding Academic Outreach in York

    Eco-Coding Academic Outreach in York

    On 23rd of February Dr Liz Franklin of the Eco-coding team was invited up to York to give a lunchtime seminar to staff, undergraduates and postgraduates on DNA barcoding and... »

  • CIRI organising Special Session at CIBCB 2017

    CIRI organising Special Session at CIBCB 2017

    The Computational Intelligence Research Initiative (CIRI) at Bournemouth University is organising a Special Session on Machine Learning in Medical Diagnosis and Prognosis at IEEE CIBCB 2017. The IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics... »

  • Research photography competition: voting now open

    Research photography competition: voting now open

    ‘Can you convey the impact of your research in a single image?’  That’s the challenge we set BU academics and students this year. The overwhelming response saw researchers from across the university getting... »

  • Robot bees vs real bees – why tiny drones can’t compete with the real thing

    Robot bees vs real bees – why tiny drones can’t compete with the real thing

    The latest service to be revolutionised by drones might not be package delivery or internet connections but the far more valuable service of pollination. Researchers in Japan have been exploring... »

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