As the deadline for submissions for the Data Journalism competition from the Global Editors Network closed this month with 523 applications, (winners to be announced in June) Cardiff University announces it is to introduce a Computational Journalism Master's degree in September in a bid to supply the industry more journalists with coding abilities.
3D printing moves into the medical environment, together with robotoic surgery as surgeons use 3D printing to produce exact models of tumour-containing kidneys, allowing them to simulate surgery prior to the actual operation. Models can be personalised to the patient, giving doctors a 3D model of each individual’s tumour.
The D’Arcy Thompson Zoology Museum at the University of Dundee celebrates Easter by introducing the public to its recently rediscovered emperor penguin. This took pride of place in the original museum; survived the museum demolition in 1950; got misplaced, but by 1970 was the Biology Society's unofficial mascot, often propping up the bar at the students' regular drinking dens. Amazingly, it has remained nameless.
Dynamic businesses are at the forefront of global M&A reveals the Grant Thornton IBR (International Business Report) with global M&A activity rising from this time last year, as dynamic businesses leading the way. Leaders of the world's most progressive businesses have always viewed acquisitions as an important means to supplement and boost their existing operations especially in the acquisition of know-how people.
Many pathways to substantial emission reductions are available urges the newest report from the IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) that shows global greenhouse gas emissions have grown more quickly between 2000 and 2010 than in each of the three previous decades.
Samsung's proposed Solar Powered Internet school is a self-sufficient school with electricity and internet access built around a shipping container. Now the Edinburgh International Science Festival will hear that Internet access fuelled by the power of the sun could soon be a possibility, as researchers at the University have developed technology that enables solar panels to detect broadband signals, allowing data to be transmitted on the world wide web, using daylight.
The Youth Resolution is the proposal for a kite marked partnership between local authorities, employers and education institutions which benefits businesses, gives young people fair opportunities, helps tackle youth unemployment and drives local growth
Hard on the heels of Clyde Space April 1st launch of the first haggis into space, comes the news that UKube-1 is confirmed to launch on June 19 this year from the Baikonur Cosmodrrome, Kazakhstan, where it will be launched on a Russian Soyuz-2 rocket.
A powerful camera is being developed by Edinburgh and Heriot Watt Universities' researchers that will enable scientists to examine living cells in unprecedented detail in a 5-year £2.3m project supported by the European Research Council. It follows on the heels of work by Dundee and St Andrews Universities on advancing microscopy resolution.
Prato, the Belgian HR-software provider in the job to candidate search field acquires a majority stake in Actonomy. In yet another (partial) acquisition of HR-technology expertise, it is consolidating a position as a Belgium-based market leader.
Molecular wires could replace silicon chips, offering massive increases in computing power and data storage capacity. They are a research goal with University of Huddersfield’s Dr Nathan Patmore, now recipient of one of a small number of URFs (University Research Fellowships) given annually by the Royal Society.
Gaberlunzie who loves search engines was sent a press release that declares the launch of the world’s first 3D search engine Squify.com that aims to usher in a new era of search, powered by people, not by corporations! And he's been having fun with carousels ever since.
The Glasgow-based ORE Catapult is to merge with NAREC (National Renewable Energy Centre) to create a "national champion" for the development and cost reduction of offshore wind, wave and tidal energy across the UK.
Pondering the Grand National and whether to bet on gray's or find a horse name, or the biggest outsider, Gaberlunzie found that "Sports Engineering" journal has take a study from Dundee University Institute of Motion Analysis & Research into saddle material affects of pressure on humans and animals.
As silicon yields to wide-band GaN and SiC, links between one-time Silicon Glen, Scotland and the original Silicon Valley electronics and world entrepreneurship epicentre, are to be strengthened by the Saltire Foundation that adds a week long learning journey to Silicon Valley as part of its Saltire Fellowship programme.
Online investment management service Nutmeg has won the FStech Award for Best Use of Online Services 2014. Among those shortlisted were Bank of America Merrill Lynch, LV= and Standard Chartered Bank (China).
"Signal Processing Networked Battlespace" is a Defence technology project aimed to improve military personnel defence by better defence in war zones. The £4 million, five year software development will result in helping soldiers assess their surroundings, enabling operatives to quickly analyse risk and respond to threats.
Prometeus GmbH, ISC (International Supercomputing Conference) organiser, appoints Prof. Dr. Arndt Bode as ISC Program Chair for 2015. Dr. Ing. Bernd Mohr, senior scientist at JSC (Juelich Supercomputing Centre) responsible for user support and training, also joins the ISC team as an ISC Executive Consultant continuing to divide time between tasks at both JSC and ISC.
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