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AI should be part of teacher training courses, professional body advises 

Posted in Opinion & Education

09 July 2023

Understanding AI should be part of teacher training courses and headteachers' leadership qualifications, the professional body for computing has recommended.

Grampian team pioneers breast screening Artificial Intelligence 

Posted in Opinion & Education

03 July 2023

Breast screening technology developed using Artificial Intelligence (AI) can detect abnormalities that would have been missed using current screening procedures.

Reskilling members of the Armed Forces community as Ethical Hackers 

Posted in Opinion & Education

02 July 2023

Abertay University is teaming up with SaluteMyJob and the Cyber and Fraud Centre - Scotland to deliver a pioneering programme to support members of the Armed Forces community on their journey towards a career in cybersecurity.

Network of ‘movie magic’ labs to keep UK on cutting edge of future visual effects technologies 

Posted in Opinion & Education

26 June 2023

A new research and development facility in Dundee is set to help drive the next generation of visual effects technologies that will revolutionise the UK’s film, TV and performing arts industries.

Scottish study to explore vascular effects of “passive vaping” 

Posted in Opinion & Education

23 June 2023

The potential health effects of passive vaping are to be explored for the first time as part of an important new Scottish research study.

International award for Naval Architecture Professor 

Posted in Opinion & Education

19 June 2023

A major international award has been presented to a Professor in the University of Strathclyde’s Department of Naval Architecture, Ocean and Marine Engineering (NAOME).

Abertay is running a video challenge to promote this year's International Women in Engineering Day 

Posted in Opinion & Education

15 June 2023

Abertay University is running a video competition to mark International Women in Engineering Day (INWED) 2023 on the theme of "Make Safety Seen".

ICE has launched a digital ‘whodunnit’ game that promotes civil engineering careers and a clean planet. 

Posted in Opinion & Education

02 August 2022

ICE CityZen: Pollution Control requires players to research the causes of pollution in the game, gaining insight into environmental, social, financial and political aspects of civil engineering.

University of Edinburgh - New study reveals potential of tidal stream energy 

Posted in Opinion, Environment and Sustainability & Education

11 March 2022

Tidal stream power has the potential to deliver 11% of the UK’s current annual electricity and play a significant role in the government’s drive for net-zero, according to new research.

GCU - Waste not, want not 

Posted in Opinion, Environment and Sustainability & Education

09 March 2022

Researchers have secured funding to discover the “true cost” of waste on Scottish construction sites in a bid to get contractors to change their working practice.

University of Strathclyde - Pioneering project aims to harness ultrasonic imaging to revolutionise manufacturing processes 

Posted in Opinion & Education

10 February 2022

A £1.4 M pioneering project examining how ultrasonic imaging can be delivered remotely aims to revolutionise the quality of manufacturing processes.

The three-year project, funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is aiming to develop a new capability for real-time, remote ultrasonic imaging that can be used for non-destructive evaluation in industry.

Manufacturing Skills Academy launches pandemic recovery package to help upskill Scots and boost innovation 

Posted in Opinion & Education

28 January 2022

The National Manufacturing Institute Scotland’s Manufacturing Skills Academy, has today announced a new scheme that will support manufacturing businesses with the upskilling of their workforces, as well as improving their knowledge of the funding landscape, as they recover and grow following the pandemic.

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