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At Sea with the Royal Marines

At Sea with the Royal Marines
Description
Members of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team were recently taken to sea to capture video footage to enhance the simulated content of the team's Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) trainer, under development for the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine.
Date:
25/09/2017

School of Engineering's HIT Team supports the Mayflower 400 "1000 Day" Launch

School of Engineering's HIT Team supports the Mayflower 400 "1000 Day" Launch
Description
The School of Engineering's Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team has visualised a 3D recreation of the historic vessel, the Mayflower, leaving the famous Hoe seafront, passing Drake's Island and sailing out into the English Channel. This is another 'world first' in the field of Virtual Heritage.
Date:
25/09/2017

Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer patients for bowel cancer checks

Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer patients for bowel cancer checks
Description
GPs can be reluctant to refer patients with symptoms of bowel cancer for further investigations, a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Exeter has found.
Date:
25/09/2017

Brexit and Citizen's Rights- what are the facts?

Description
A new Brexit factsheet series by the ESRC-funded UK in a Changing Europe initiative has been published.
Date:
22/09/2017

GlobalLit

GlobalLit
Description
Professor Rebecca Gould of the Department of Modern Languages has secured a European Research Council Starting Grant of £1.3m to undertake a five-year project to reinvigorate the discipline of literary studies by looking at non-European approaches and focusing on texts from Islamic cultures.
Date:
22/09/2017

Luca Rubini's work to be translated into Chinese

Description
Monograph published by OUP in 2009 will be translated into Chinese to be part of the collection The Series of Essentials of European Law of China Legal Publishing.
Date:
22/09/2017

Museum Practice Journal

Museum Practice Journal
Description
Museum Practice Journal reports on electroacoustic student and staff projects at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts.
Date:
22/09/2017

Fitbits could lead to negative impact on pupils' well-being, study finds

Fitbits could lead to negative impact on pupils' well-being, study finds
Description
Pupils in secondary schools are reluctant to see fitness and health tracking devices such as Fitbits introduced into Physical Exercise lessons in schools and the device could potentially cause a negative impact on students' overall well-being, research led by the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
22/09/2017

Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer patients for bowel cancer checks

Study finds GPs are unwilling to refer patients for bowel cancer checks
Description
GPs can be reluctant to refer patients with symptoms of bowel cancer for further investigations, a study by the Universities of Birmingham and Exeter has found.
Date:
21/09/2017

How can mapping data help churches in a changing world?

How can mapping data help churches in a changing world?
Description
News update from the Finding Common Ground project.
Date:
21/09/2017
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