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Bristol launch EngD Initiative
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
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
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
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.
Electronics Weekly highlight launch of EngD Initiative
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
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
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.