Category: Research


1-2-1 Sessions with an Expert Bid Writer at BU Available!

The RKE Development team have organised a unique experience for BU staff; a 1-2-1 with a leading grant writer. With a career background in both Academia and Industry Dr. Martin Pickard of Grantcraft is a specialist in writing and supporting research grant applications and tenders as well as providing administrative and management support services for ongoing projects. […]

Grant to develop trans-national partnerships for Cyberpsychology education and research

I was delighted to be awarded a FIF Staff Networking and Mobility grant to develop international links with staff and students in Canada, Australia and Malta in the three areas of e-learning, employability and Cyberpsychology. During the visits I will set-up cross-University online discussions, for students to discuss how psychology theory and methods can be […]

Unavailability of Academic Profile pages

The Academic Profile pages: will be unavailable on Tuesday, 12th February between 1600 and 2100 due to essential maintenance. Thank you for your patience.

Fusion Investment Fund – Decreasing spatial disorientation: towards dementia-friendly environments

Dr Jan Wiener (DEC) and myself are delighted to have been awarded Fusion funding to develop a student driven research programme to investigate navigation and orientation skills in people with dementia. Spatial disorientation is among the earliest indicators of dementia, an increasingly common condition in our ageing society that currently costs the UK £23 billion […]

Renewable energy and renewable technology within the BU fusion and cross-school collaboration initiative

This cross-school fusion event is an opportunity to hear about renewable energy initiatives that are engaging the local community and businesses. A multi-disciplinary network has been developed that engages students with practitioners, real world issues and the development of practical solutions. In the presentations we will discuss the student experience and how this initiative is […]

CIPPM Spring Lecture Series 2013

The annual series of the Centre for Intellectual Property Policy and Management’s (CIPPM) Spring Lectures starts on Thursday 21 February 2013 at 6 pm. Professor Hector MacQueen, Professor of Private Law at the University of Edinburgh will deliver the first lecture, titled “Ae fond kiss: A Private Matter?” on Thursday 21 February 2013. Professor […]

PhD Student from DEC presenting at the House of Commons, Westminster London

Mayank Anand a Post-Graduate Research Student at School of Design, Engineering & Computing, BU has been selected by the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee to present his research work to the Members of both Houses of Parliament at Westminster during National Science and Engineering week. In the current research, Mayank is working with the Royal National […]

BU to host 35th meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group!

BU will host the 35th meeting of the Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG) on the 16-18 December 2013. TAG is a lively international meeting that promotes debate and discussion of issues in theoretical archaeology. BU last held TAG back in 1997, a meeting that is still remembered for its strong international profile and also some rather […]


In November 2012 the VFX Hub – a HEIF funded initiative from BU and AUB, launched BFX, a 5-day festival of Animation and Visual Effects that will be held annually in Bournemouth. One of the highlights of BFX will be a competition which aims to discover the best new talent in Visual Effects and will […]

At an early stage in your research career? Then come to one of our ECR Forums!

Last year we ran a series of forums for academic colleagues who are at an early stage in their research career. You can find out more about the September session here The forums are an open, informal sessions where you can meet with experienced academics and members of R&KEO to discuss anything you like to […]