Polymer implants provide next generation medical treatments
The potential of miniature implants to deliver controlled doses of medicine over many months is expected to revolutionise health care and improve treatment for an increasingly wide range of conditions over the next decade.
Augmented reality brings new life to retail
Augmented reality can bring a whole new experience to the purchase of clothing, but storytelling skills can add a crucial link when using this technology to connect place and culture for customers in retail settings.
Putting a window and lasers in the hull of a ship to improve efficiency
Associate Professor Nicholas Hutchins is working with a team of international collaborators to develop anti-fouling strategies for ships.
Making waves in a wind tunnel
Professor Jason Monty has built an air-sea interaction facility that will inform climate models and more.
The answers are blowing in the wind
A team of engineers led by Professor Ivan Marusic were the first in the world to predict and model the behaviour of boundary layer turbulence. Now they are trying to control it.
Making jet engines and power generation more efficient
Professor Richard Sandberg has developed a computer program to measure turbulence inside a jet engine.
Computing gives us tools to preserve disappearing languages
In 100 years, many of the world’s 7,000 languages could be extinct. However technology could help to preserve them for the future. Associate Professor Steven Bird from the Department of Computing and Information Systems discusses his work in cyberlinguistics.
To understand the brain, it helps to make a computer model of one
Computational models of the brain are transforming how we study it, along with the development of new technologies that interact with the organ and help to solve neurological conditions. Professor David Grayden discusses.
Hide your location on Twitter? We can still find you and that’s not a bad thing in an emergency
It’s still possible to locate social media users who hide their location online. This can be very useful for our emergency authorities, say Dr Mohsen Kalantari, Professor Abbas Rajabifard, and Farhad Laylavi from the Department of Infrastructure Engineering
How eye tracking gives players a new experience in video games
Is eye-tracking technology a gimmick or a game changer for the gaming industry? Eduardo Velloso from the Microsoft Research Centre for Social Natural User Interfaces discusses.
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