Pioneering citizen journalism project, ADTV, involving The Media School’s Einar Thorsen, Dan Jackson and Ann Luce has recently been featured on BBC radio and BBC’s The Politics Show, for a… »
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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…. »
Following work with Dr Sarah Bate from BU’s Centre for Face Processing Disorders, NHS Choices have formally recognised prosopagnosia (face blindness) as a condition. The ‘Introduction to Prosopagnosia’ can be… »
A roundtable event at the House of Commons has called for greater public and professional awareness of the condition prosopagnosia, also known as face blindness. The event was hosted by… »
Stemming the tide of biodiversity loss in the marine environment
A wheelchair user’s struggle to use the car park at the town hall, to attend her brother’s wedding; an elderly man’s description of how he improved his diet to help… »
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… »
A series of reconstructed Neolithic houses have opened at the new Stonehenge Visitor Centre, with BU research used as the basis for the reconstruction. Original remains of the Neolithic houses… »
Last week we were on a study visit to Italy and were lucky enough to visit and meet Italian colleagues from four regions who are doing some pretty innovative… »
Roundtable discussion in the House of Commons to seek support to establish an All Parliamentary Group on Prosopagnosia.
Ravages to social welfare, the social protection floor and social work have been rife throughout many countries following the 2007 fiscal crisis and often responded to by the world’s neoliberal… »
The Gay and Pleasant Land? Project is a research project that took place as part of the New Dynamics of Ageing Programme(a unique collaboration between five UK Research Councils—ESRC, EPSRC,… »
Researchers at BU’s National Centre for Post Qualifying Social Work (NPQSW) are sharing their successful service improvement programme with important health organisations. Dr Steve Keen from the Centre said: “improving… »
Dr Sascha Bachmann’s article on ‘Targeted Killings: Contemporary Challenges, Risks And Opportunities’ has been included in a submission to the House of Commons Defence Select Committee and has been included in… »
Professor Jonathan Parker & Dr Sara Ashencaen Crabtree are currently examining social work in Malaysia as part of their project ENABLE (Establishing Sustainable Research Networks and Building Learning Environments). Debating the curriculum… »
The described impact has resulted from collaborative research between the Smart Technology Research Centre from Bournemouth University (BU) and the Evonik Industries, one of the world leaders in the specialty… »
Knowledge Transfer Partnership, or KTP, is a graduate scheme funded by the Technology Strategy Board (TSB), allowing graduates to gain employment as ‘project managers’ of an applied research or consultation… »
Shaping the UK’s critical policy debate about regulation of accounting, auditing and corporate governance
Research into 2003/5 changes to UK accounting, auditing and corporate governance regulation found major flaws in the regime. By providing evidence and lobbying via other organisations, researchers have exposed these… »
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… »
Promoting understanding of sexuality and ageing: enhancing voice through co-production with older lesbian and gay people
Research at BU has made a significant contribution to public debate and health and social care practice with older LGBT people. Work includes two films, a textbook for care professionals, events and training sessions with health and social care agencies and a ‘Methods to Diversity’ tool.