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vaccine

Increasing Vaccine Coverage in Developing Countries Focus of New Imperial Hub

The Hub, which involves multiple research partners, will be led byProfessor Robin Shattock from Imperial’s Department of Medicine and involves scientists across Departments of...
graphene

Graphene at the Forefront of a Sports Footwear Revolution

A University of Manchester partnership is launching a revolutionary world-first in the sports footwear market following a unique collaboration with graphene experts.British sportswear brand...
robots

Major Funding to Develop Robots for Extreme Environments

Autonomous Systems’ experts at the University of Liverpool are part of a major UK funding initiative to develop new robotic technologies to improve efficiency...
intelligence

Multiplayer Video Games: Researchers Discover Link Between Skill and Intelligence

Researchers at the University of York have discovered a link between young people’s ability to perform well at two popular video games and high...
antibiotics

Antibiotic Discovery in the Abyss

The development of antibiotics is considered by many to be the greatest medical advancement in human history. Recently, however, the emergence of antimicrobial resistance...
robotic

Manchester Leading the Way in Robotics and AI for Nuclear Industry

Researchers at The University of Manchester's Dalton Nuclear Institute will lead a new multimillion pound robotic and artificial intelligence (AI) programme aiming to clean up...
abacus

Nanoscale ‘Abacus’ Uses Pulses of Light instead of Wooden Beads to...

An international team of researchers, including Professor C. David Wright from the University of Exeter, have developed a nanoscale optical ‘abacus’ – which uses...
nanomagnet

Scientists Create Magnetic System that Transforms Heat into Motion

The innovative new study by a team of international researchers including Professor Gino Hrkac from the University of Exeter, created a magnetic system capable...
camera

Electroplating: The Birth of a Single Nucleus Caught ‘in Camera’

This enables electrical contacts to be made in integrated circuits with nanometric precision.Despites decades of research worldwide, visualising the early stages of electrodeposition -...
Photonic Microchips

Scientists Move Step Towards “Holy Grail” of Computing by Creating Brain-like...

A research team, including Professor C. David Wright from the University of Exeter, have made a pioneering breakthrough by developing photonic computer chips  -...
drug

York Scientists Pioneer New Directional Drug Release Gel

Assembled by carefully designed molecules, the goal of such hybrid hydrogels is to only release drugs when brought into contact with a target such...
graphenevideo

2D Materials Clean up Their Act

However, being this thin comes at a price: the functional properties we depend on will change if the material becomes contaminated.Luckily, many 2D materials...
dementia

Laser Research Revolutionises the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dementia and Cancer

Innovative research using ultra-pure lasers, led by the University of St Andrews and M Squared, could benefit researchers looking for new ways to diagnose...
heat engines

Miniaturised ‘Heat Engines’ Could Power Nanoscale Machines of the Future

Research from The University of Manchester has thrown new light on the use of miniaturised ‘heat engines’ that could one day help power nanoscale...
composites

Composites Advance at Bristol

Composites used in many aerospace applications comprise of layers of carbon fibres, embedded in a polymer matrix material. The strength of such laminated composites...
fibre optic

Medical Robot Made from Hair-width Fibre Optic to Be Developed by...

The researchers, from the Hamlyn Centre at Imperial College London, have received £6.5 million in funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council...
5G wirelessvideo

Bristol and BT Collaborate on Massive MIMO Trials for 5G Wireless

The research team has undertaken field trials of a massive MIMO system at the BT Labs in Adastral Park, Suffolk. The trials were conducted...
diamond microwave

Major EPSRC Grant to Develop Gallium Nitride on Diamond Microwave Technology

This next generation technology will underpin future high power radio frequency and microwave communications, space and defence systems, paving the way towards 5G and...
memristors

Nanoelectronics Collaboration Draws International Acclaim for Advances in Intelligent Autonomous Systems

Transdisciplinary research, driven by expertise from Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) at the University of Southampton, has attracted global recognition for speeding the creation...
liquid antennas

Scientists to Develop Liquid Antennas

University of Liverpool researchers have been awarded £578k funding from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) to develop liquid antennas which have...