Technology & Design
Good design is at the heart of an innovative society. It enables us to tackle the challenges of an ageing population and economic growth, while balancing the need for long-term sustainability. We have design engineers working on biomedical engineering, applied artificial intelligence, tribology, creative design and design modelling, advanced materials and material evaluation, renewable technology and sustainable design.
Design engineers work on biomedical engineering, applied artificial intelligence, tribology, creative design and design modelling, advanced materials and material evaluation, renewable technology and sustainable design. Read about the latest news, projects and research developments in this theme here.
Stories are all around us – in the books we read, games we play and films we watch. The best stories are those that draw us in, captivate us and... »
‘Bridging ‘Post-Brexit’ Societal Divisions – Learning from Civil Society Initiatives in Bosnia & Herzegovina or Kosovo’ is the topic of a fully funded, full-time PhD studentship. The closing date for... »
Bournemouth University researchers have given us a glimpse into some of their fantastic research, for the Research Photography Competition. The competition which ran in its third year challenged BU academics... »
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... »
Established in 2015, Bournemouth University’s Orthopaedic Research Institute (BUORI) is at the forefront of developing virtual reality training and robots that will allow surgeons to perform hip replacements in this... »
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Good design is at the heart of an innovative society and BU research is being applied across a range of industries in the UK and overseas. Read more about the impact of our research here.
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... »
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... »
We involve and interact with our research users and general public through events, workshops, lectures and other collaborative opportunities. Public engagement informs our research and shares our knowledge.
BU has a vibrant postgraduate community and members of BU’s Graduate School work across a range of disciplines. Research degrees and doctoral opportunities are listed on the Graduate School web pages. Learn more about our current postgraduate researchers and their projects in this section.