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Breaking ground at the National Quantum Computing Centre

Professor Sir Peter Knight led the formal breaking-ground ceremony at the UK’s National Quantum Computing Centre (NQCC). The breaking-ground ceremony of the UK’s NQCC was held on 20 September, ahead of the commencement of construction works. It was led by Professor Sir Peter Knight, Chair of the National Quantum Technology Programmes Strategy Advisory Board.

Breaking ground at the National Quantum Computing Centre
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New Stephen Hawking fellows announced

11 new Stephen Hawking fellows look to answer the greatest unanswered questions in science, from how the universe evolved to what happens when black holes collide.

New Stephen Hawking fellows announced
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Low cost rapid sensors used to rapidly detect infections in wounds

Low-cost screen-printed carbon sensors have been used to rapidly detect bacteria commonly found in wounds, paving the way for a real-time medical device. A study carried out by the University of Strathclyde and NHS Ayrshire & Arran used sensitive portable electrochemical sensors, which detected infections in clinical samples within half an hour.

Low cost rapid sensors used to rapidly detect infections in wounds
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Advancing laser technologies

Researchers funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) are driving innovations in semiconductor disk laser technology, combining physics and optical engineering techniques.

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Southampton shines as leading light in photonics industry

Decades of EPSRC support for pioneering work at the University of Southampton has been vital to drive a thriving photonics cluster in and around the city – a cluster crucial to the UK’s ability to punch above its weight in this here-and-now yet firmly future-focused sector.

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Flood water monitoring via mobile phones saving lives

A project funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) is providing real-time information on flooding in Mexico, using remote water sensing over cellular phone systems.

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Changing the face of therapeutic imaging and antibiotics

To celebrate International Women in Engineering day on 23 June 2021, we’ve put the spotlight on the work of Professor Eleanor Stride at the University of Oxford.

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