Technology Research News
Biased bots: Human prejudices sneak into AI systems - 13 April 2017
In a new study published in Science researchers have demonstrated how machines can be reflections of us and acquire human-like biases.
Nanoscopic golden springs could unravel twisted molecules - 03 April 2017
University of Bath scientists have used gold spring-shaped coils 5,000 times thinner than human hairs and powerful lasers to enable the detection of twisted molecules, and the applications could improve pharmaceutical design, telecommunications and nanorobotics.
The University of Bath has teamed up with Unit DX, a new laboratory space and science incubator in Bristol. The Instrument Link is a new service developed to provide early-stage science companies at the Bristol facility access to Bath’s suite of cutting-edge research instrumentation through a sample processing service.
Lord Rees looks ahead to 2050 global challenges in IPR Public Lecture - 09 February 2017
Lord Rees delivers tonight's sell out IPR Public Lecture looking ahead to the world in 2050 and beyond.
Your Android device’s Pattern Lock can be cracked within five attempts - 31 January 2017
The popular Pattern Lock system used to secure millions of Android phones can be cracked within just five attempts – and more complicated patterns are the easiest to crack, security experts reveal.
‘Great West’ region can make the UK a global leader, say Vice-Chancellors and industry leaders at Westminster event - 26 January 2017
South West England and South East Wales can recapture the ambitious vision of Isambard Kingdom Brunel as a hyper-connected, smart and specialist region, MPs have heard.
GW4 joins industry partners to develop ‘first of its kind’ supercomputer - 17 January 2017
GW4 Alliance, together with Cray Inc. and the Met Office, has been awarded £3m by EPSRC to deliver a new Tier 2 high performance computing (HPC) service for UK-based scientists. This unique new service, named ‘Isambard’ after the renowned Victorian engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel, will provide multiple advanced architectures within the same system in order to enable evaluation and comparison across a diverse range of hardware platforms.
Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology launches - 12 December 2016
A new cross-faculty Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (CNAN) has been established at the University of Bath, pooling expertise from across the University in this lively scientific field.
More reliable way to produce single photons - 24 November 2016
Physicists at the University of Bath have developed a technique to more reliably produce single photons that can be imprinted with quantum information.
EU Project helps boost “Organic” electronics - 14 June 2016
We are leading a €5 million pan-European collaborative research project to help develop new organic semiconductor materials and additives that can be printed onto flexible film to create devices that are low cost, flexible, wearable and lightweight, which could be used in the future in light-up clothing, medical sensors and electronic wallpaper.