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UKRI community recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) congratulates all those who were included in the 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours. Recipients were recognised for their many and varied contributions, including those funded by or associated with UKRI. Knight or Dame Professor Helen Valerie Atkinson CBE FREng Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing, Cranfield University.

UKRI community recognised in 2021 Queen’s Birthday Honours
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Quantum results could lead to unhackable conversations

Researchers have held the first quantum-secure conversation to take place between four parties, pointing towards unhackable future communications. The demonstration was led by researchers from the Quantum Communications Hub at Heriot-Watt University with colleagues in Germany. The results are published in Science Advances.

Quantum results could lead to unhackable conversations
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Bowel sensors among 20 innovative healthcare technology projects

Researchers aim to develop tiny robotic sensors to detect bowel cancers, the second most common cause of cancer death in the UK. Armed with cutting edge terahertz imaging, the sensors could be used in colonoscopies or even to detect skin tumours, allowing for diagnosis in situ without having to wait for biopsy results.

Bowel sensors among 20 innovative healthcare technology projects
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Understanding and eliminating corrosion

bp and The University of Manchester are leading a project to better understand and eliminate corrosion, supported by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council’s (EPSRC) Prosperity Partnership programme.

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Changing the world with ideas

Supported by an Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) Impact Acceleration Account, this startup accelerator is helping students and staff at the University of Southampton change the world with their ideas.

This article relates to the following themes Manufacturing the future
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New approaches to data science

A team of EPSRC-funded mathematicians, statisticians and computer scientists are driving the development and application of topological data analysis to improve existing data science techniques and solve real-world problems.

This article relates to the following themes Mathematical sciences
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Framing STEM Gender Equality Initiatives

Dr Lynn Farrell at QUB discusses how to increase support for Gender Equality Initiatives (GEIs).

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