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Computer Science spin-out wins top prize in Bristol 07-Jul-2006
SensaGest are developing a state-of-the-art nurse call system that can be operated by people with minimal hand movement and will be connected to a small wearable computer which will relay alerts to a paging device carried by a nurse or care worker.
RCUK Academic Fellowships in Exabyte Informatics 19-Jun-2006
The University of Bristol is offering three RCUK Academic Fellowships in the area of Exabyte Informatics, one available for 2006 and the other two to begin in 2007.
Electronics Weekly highlight launch of EngD Initiative 16-Jun-2006
The current issue of Electronics Weekly features an article covering the recent launch of Bristol's new EngD Programme. The course will be based in a purpose-built centre in the Faculty of Engineering.
Bristol Ants Make Journal Front Cover 03-May-2006
The cover of the current issue of the Journal of The Royal Society Interface (vol. 3, no. 7) features a picture of marked ants (Temnothorax albipennis) illustrating recent experimental work conducted at Bristol University.
Cognitive Aid System for Blind People 09-Jan-2006
Dr Majid Mirmehdi and Dr Neill Campbell, along with Prof Tom Troscianko from the Dept. of Experimental Psychology, are part of a consortium of universities and companies who were recently awarded a 2M Euro EC-FP6 grant for a project (CASBliP) to develop a cognitive aid system for the blind.
Bristol Computer Science in top five again 27-Jun-2006
The Times Online has ranked the Computer Science department at Bristol 5th in a league table of Computer Science departments in the UK. The league table was compiled by taking into account the quality of the teaching, research and the students at the institute.
Bristol launch EngD Initiative 16-Jun-2006
Our new EngD Centre in Systems invites applications for EngD researchers who would like to advance the state of the art in Microelectronic Design and Verification in collaboration with world-leading local semiconductor design companies such as Infineon Technologies and Broadcom Corporation, as well as smaller world-class start-up companies in the area.
High Tech Clusters Protect Skills Base 15-May-2006
The benefits of belonging to a large community whose members cooperate are shown in Bristol, where local chip design firms have been working with the University to come up with a new MSc course.
MotionRipper drives BBC Ants 10-Jan-2006
The BBC has informed the MotionRipper team that the Natural World production entitled "Ant Attack" will be aired on Wednesday the 25th of January at 8pm (probably to be repeated on the following Sunday).
Public engagement to assist the design of mobile devices 27-Oct-2005
The EPSRC has funded a new project to engage with members of the public in designing mobile devices.
Building on the department's work on authoring located media, Dr. Mike Fraser and Dr. Kirsten Cater will support members of the public to locate sounds, images and the like in particular places, leaving them there for others to discover.