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Find out about exciting research taking place at the University in these short videos

Thursday 3rd Oct 2019, 09.00am

Can we make a sensor that can match a sniffer dog?

When it comes to sensing potentially-dangerous vapours, sniffer dogs are still considered the gold standard. In this animation we learn about chemiresistive sensors, a new type of sensor that may be able to match the noses of our furry friends.

Thursday 19th Sep 2019, 09.00am

Positioning in challenging environments

From driving, to crop harvesting and timing in the financial markets, many aspects of our modern lives are reliant on GPS.

But, although they are everywhere, high frequency radio waves have a flaw. They are blocked by solid objects – like buildings – so they can’t reach everywhere. 

Thursday 22nd Aug 2019, 09.00am

When did cats arrive in Britain?

Sunning themselves outside or curled up on our sofas …many of us have a pet cat in our homes. But do we ever pause to wonder where our feline friends came from and how long they have been by our sides?

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Thursday 27th Jun 2019, 09.00am

A smart patch that promotes shoulder repair

A smart patch that promotes shoulder repair. Tearing of the rotator cuff tendons results in a debilitating and painful condition affecting around 25% of the...

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Explore The Big Questions with experts from around the University

Why are athletes using ketones?
Wednesday 19th Jun 2019, 09.00am

Why are athletes using ketones

It’s considered one of the hardest athletic challenges. 21 day-long stages covering around 3,500 kilometres (2,200 miles) - it’s the Tour De France.

why aren’t we dead?
Wednesday 5th Jun 2019, 09.00am

Why aren’t we dead?

There is a whole world of things out there that want us dead – we are talking microscopic invaders that want to get inside our bodies and kill us. Lucky for us we have a secret weapon to keep us alive…ANTIBODIES

In this episode we are taking a deep dive and looking at these teeny tiny...