Media coverage – April 2019

Ocean acidification ‘could have consequences for millions’

Ocean acidification could have serious consequences for the millions of people globally whose lives depend on coastal protection, fisheries and aquaculture, a new publication suggests.

University spinout awarded £550,000 to speed development of harvesting robots

The grant, from the Innovate UK Industrial Strategy Challenge Fund (ISCF), will enable Fieldwork Robotics to create a multi-armed mobile robot prototype for harvesting raspberries. 

Dentists underdiagnose when faced with time pressure, research shows

Primary care dentists can miss important details on x-rays when put under time pressure, according to new research published in the Journal of Dentistry

Nuclear disasters could leave a lasting legacy of contaminants in glaciers

Nuclear disasters such as Chernobyl and Fukushima are known to have had an immediate impact on their surrounding environments and the people living within them. But emerging research is suggesting the legacy of these events and international weapons testing could be felt for much longer as radioactive particles are being stored within glaciers.

New cutting-edge facility to transform brain research in South West

The Brain Research & Imaging Centre (BRIC) will host the most advanced front-line 3-Tesla MRI scanner in the region, and accommodate seven human neuroimaging research laboratories.

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