Technology

The University of Birmingham partners with Siemens to create the smartest university campus in the world

The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Siemens, is combining digital sensor and analytics technologies, artificial intelligence, decentralised energy generation and storage, renewable energy and concepts that help change users’ behaviour to transform the University’s Edgbaston and Dubai campuses into the world’s smartest global campus, creating a ‘Living Lab’ where research, teaching […]

New study will use artificial intelligence to improve treatments for people with multiple long-term conditions

The NIHR has awarded £2.5 million for new research led by the University of Birmingham that will use artificial intelligence (AI) to produce computer programmes and tools that will help doctors improve the choice of drugs in patients with clusters of multiple long-term conditions. Called the OPTIMAL study (OPTIMising therapies, […]

Creative ways for home learning

As parents support children with home schooling due to the lockdown, there may be one useful tool they have overlooked – the Xbox or PlayStation. Many Dudley borough schools are now using Microsoft Teams to host online lessons or tutorials and the consoles offer an alternative device for attending sessions. […]

HOLOGRAPH GRADUATION SPEAKERS & ROBOT GRADS IN VR WITH AWARDS DELIVERED BY DRONE

Delivering an innovative and inclusive experience fit for this historic year, Thunderbird safely recognized the academic accomplishments of its class of 2020 in a technology-enhanced graduation celebration today to close an unprecedented fall semester. The online event took place within an immersive virtual reality rendering of Thunderbird’s new global headquarters, […]

Adult social care to launch new system

Adult social care in Dudley is introducing new digital technologies, thanks to the biggest and most significant change to Dudley social care services in a decade. Dudley Council has invested in new information technology to improve how we work in delivering adult social care. Changes to better processes, the latest […]