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Leeds College of Art welcomes first Junior Research Fellows

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The Leeds College of Art Junior Research Fellowship scheme has been introduced to enhance the practice-based research team at the institution. It provides the unique opportunity for talented early career researchers to engage in full time research and its dissemination …

St Mary’s University academics explore impact of oral health in sport

Academics from the School of Sport, Health and Applied Science at St Mary’s University, Twickenham have co-authored a Consensus Statement on Oral Health Care and Elite Sport Performance, which was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. St Mary’s Head of School Prof …

Norwich University of the Arts announces its 2014-15 Research Seminar programme

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NUA Research Seminars offer academic colleagues and research students from across the University and beyond a chance to present and discuss ongoing research and practice. Seminars take place throughout the academic year, and are held on Thursdays from 17.00 to …

State-of-the-art drone to aid leading University of Worcester research into hayfever and crop disease

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A state-of-the-art, unique drone will help researchers at the University of Worcester undertake cutting edge research in aerobiology. The specially designed and commissioned piece of equipment, which has a wing-span of 6ft and weighs just 3.5kg is capable of repeatedly …

Royal Agricultural University Professor wins innovation award

Professor Toby Mottram, Douglas Bomford Trust Chair in Applied Farm Mechanisation and Management at the Royal Agricultural University (RAU), was recognised for his technology firm eCow at this year’s Cream Awards. Sam Mottram was presented the Award for Innovation (on …

Norwich University of the Arts academic in innovative collaboration to build ‘soft’ robots

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A senior lecturer in textile design at Norwich University of the Arts is collaborating with the Crafts Council to build biologically-inspired robots. The project titled squeeze fold bend and expand – Structural Memory in Deformable Objects is part of the …

New research challenges existing views on manufacture of stone tools 325 thousand years ago

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Dr Keith Wilkinson, Reader in Environmental Archaeology in the University of Winchester’s Department of Archaeology, has co-authored a paper published in Science arguing that humans in Europe and Asia improved and developed their method of making tools rather than – as previously …

University of Chichester granted research degree awarding power

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The University of Chichester today announced that they have been awarded research degree awarding powers by the Privy Council. GuildHE and CREST join together in congratulating the University and all of the staff and students who have contributed to the …

BGU Investigates the effects of student boredom

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A professor at Bishop Grosseteste University has been researching the reasons why university students become bored and whether or not it affects their final degree outcome. Research carried out by John Sharp, Professor of Education at BGU, suggests that the final year …

Writtle College helping to transform agricultural training in Uzbekistan

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Writtle College is part of a landmark project to transform the teaching of agriculture in Uzbekistan. The £752,000 EU-financed project over the next three years sees the College working alongside four European partners and five Uzbek universities to re-design the …

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