Tagged: technology

Bradford College

Bradford College actively encourages staff to engage in scholarly activity, both subject specific and pedagogic.  The forms of activity in which staff engage are diverse, but typically include: action research, applied research, attendance at conferences and colloquia, conference presentations/workshops, consultancy, …

University of Worcester study reveals iPads have substantial potential to improve quality of life for people living in care homes

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Interest in the use of touchscreen technology to improve the quality of life for older people, and in particular those living with dementia, is growing. But, according to researchers at the world-renowned Association for Dementia Studies at the University of …

Technology in Higher Education – best practice, skills and the student offer

Westminster Higher Education Forum Guest of Honour: Dr Ellie Clewlow, Head of Learning and Teaching, HEFCE This seminar comes as the use of technology across Higher Education becomes increasingly prolific and will assess its potential to improve the offer for …

Glyndŵr scientists latest success with £900m telescope project

Glyndwr University

Scientists have gone even further and faster in breaking new boundaries for the world’s largest telescope. The team at Glyndŵr University’s Optic Centre in St Asaph has produced the third mirror segment for the £900million European-Extremely Large Telescope project, just …

Another world-first for Glyndŵr scientists in telescope race

Glyndwr University

Scientists polishing mirrors for a £900million telescope have achieved another world-first. Led by Project Manager Tony Fox-Leonard, the team at Glyndŵr University St Asaph has polished the 1.5 metre optic down to just 7.5 nanometres – which equates to around …

Glyndŵr scientists celebrate £600k technology grant success

Glyndwr University

World-leading scientists at a pioneering technology centre are celebrating a £600,000 grant win. The team at Glyndŵr University’s OpTIC facility in St Asaph received the award from the Welsh Government’s A4B scheme. A4B is a six year £70million programme of …

Psychologist from Glyndŵr to boost recycling for tech firm through novel KTP

Glyndwr University

Technology firm Brother has enlisted the help of psychologists from Glyndŵr University to encourage more of its customers to recycle print cartridges by appealing to their emotions to do something good for the environment. Brother Industries UK (Ltd), which operates …

Royal Agricultural University Professor highly commended at farming conference

The Royal Agricultural University are delighted to congratulate Professor Toby Mottram on being highly commended in the Practice with Science Award at the Oxford Farming Conference 2014. Professor Mottram came highly commended for the eBolus, which accurately and wirelessly measures …

Ravensbourne hosts major multi-disciplinary technology conference

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Wearable Futures, a conference and exhibition bringing together researchers, designers and enterprises, was hosted at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communication on 10-11 December 2013. The event provided insight into the future of wearable technology, with over 50 speakers and 300 …

National Geographic documentary to profile Chichester biomechanics and sports research

Chichester

University footballers have been filmed by scientists from National Geographic for a new documentary about technology in sport. The programme, which also features Sports Science lecturer Dr Neal Smith, a Field Leader in Biomechanics and Research methods, explores how athletes …

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