Professor Sarah Sharples joins the Council of the EPSRC

Professor Sarah Sharples, the Faculty of Engineering’s Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Exchange, has been appointed to the Council of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). Professor Sharples will join the 12-strong board following the establishment on 1 April 2018 of UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), which is bringing together the seven …

Sharing our Research Vision: faculty drop-in sessions

Update Professor Dame Jessica Corner attended a number of drop-in sessions to meet researchers across all faculties in 2018. She is committed to extending this engagement in 2019 and looks forward to hearing from institutes and other research groups.  Please look out for an update on these discussions, and the actions taken as a result …

Being a lab rat – driving simulator

I’ve worked for the University for six years now. One of the things I like most about the job is getting access to cool stuff. I get to hear a lot of the calls for volunteers that researchers put out, looking for guinea pigs to help prove, or disprove, their latest theory. I’ve been in an MRI …