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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Making waves in a wind tunnel

    Professor Jason Monty has built an air-sea interaction facility that will inform climate models and more.

  5. 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.

  6. Making jet engines and power generation more efficient

    Professor Richard Sandberg has developed a computer program to measure turbulence inside a jet engine.

  7. 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.

  8. 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.

  9. 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

  10. 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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