People’s teeth-chattering experiences in the dentist’s chair could be improved by fresh insights into how tiny, powerful bubbles are formed by ultra-fast vibrations, a study led by the School of Engineering suggests.
PhD student Prarthana Desai has received a prestigious award from the Worshipful Company of Scientific Instrument Makers (WCSIM) for her work on a portable novel water activity detector which has been optimised for planetary exploration.
Two promising early career researchers from our School have been awarded Chancellor’s Fellowships for innovative research. Dr Lucia Bandiera and Dr Colin Robert were among a select cohort of researchers across the University of Edinburgh to receive the prestigious five-year tenure track fellowship in the latest round of awards.
Dr Francesco Giorgio-Serchi has worked with scientists at the University of Southampton to develop a flexible underwater robot which mimics the quick, efficient movements of squid and jellyfish - nature’s most efficient swimmers.
A cross-disciplinary team from The Alan Turing Institute and the University of Edinburgh has placed in the top 1% of more than three thousand teams who registered for the Hateful Memes Challenge, jointly organised by Facebook AI Research and DrivenData.
An international research collaboration led by the School’s Professor Prashant Valluri and Professor Rama Govindarajan FAPS from ICTS-TIFR, Bangalore, India has made a significant breakthrough in understanding the behaviour of solid-fluid flows.