University of Loughborough

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Name: University of Loughborough
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

Scientists Come Up With Method of Reducing Solar Panel Glare

The glare from solar farms could be a thing of the past, thanks to scientists at Loughborough University. Researchers have developed a multi-layer anti-reflection (AR) coating for glass surfaces, which reduces the sun's reflection from photovoltaic panels ... [Published Science Daily - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Atos shortlists 11 university teams in its third global IT challenge

Successful entries show how technology can enhanceour Olympic Games experienceParis, 9 April 2014 -- Atos, an international IT services company and Worldwide IT Partner for the International Olympic Committee and the International Paralympic Committee, ... [Published Reuters - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 08 2014 - Updated Apr 08 2014 - 1 reports

Derby at the centre of new National Badminton League launch

DERBY is to be the centre for one of the franchises in the newly-launched National Badminton League (NBL).The launch was announced today by Badminton England and is aimed at attracting new and regular sports fans and growing the profile of the sport.The ... [Published Derby Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Monitoring can warn of impending slides — at a cost

In the weeks before the Oso mudslide, Shari Brewer and her husband noticed a change in the bluff that towered over the North Fork of the Stillaguamish.A crack at the top of the slope was widening, but it didn’t seem like anything to be alarmed about. ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 02 2014 - Updated Apr 02 2014 - 1 reports

Live chat: Are consumers wising up to retailers' discounting tactics?

will examine the issue of price promotions and discounts and how shoppers' expectations are changing.Big supermarket chains like Tesco and Morrisons continue to lose market share to cheaper competitors like Aldi and Lidl who place an emphasis on simple ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 02 2014]
First reported Mar 28 2014 - Updated Mar 28 2014 - 1 reports

An interview with Bill

Bill is accused by his superviser of stealing a crate from the company. There’s some CCTV evidence to support that; someone looking like Bill is seen on the CCTV recording, walking out of the warehouse with a crate of wine; and later a witness says a ... [Published Professional Security - Mar 28 2014]
First reported Mar 26 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

University teaching abroad: three scholars, three subjects, three stories

The HEA's international scholarship scheme has been designed to benefit the UK higher education sector by bringing back interesting, challenging and innovative learning and teaching practice to the UK. International scholars receive funding to spend between ... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 26 2014 - 1 reports

Mudslides could be predicted with acoustic sensors

Hear that? Acoustic sensors that detect soil movement in slopes prior to landslides may, in future, provide early warnings. This could help to avoid tragedies like the Washington mudslide on 22 March.Heavy rainfall almost certainly triggered the slide, ... [Published New Scientist - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Lidasan: Crafting the Bangsamoro Islamic Finance Seminar Workshop

BUSINESS and Investments opportunity in the proposed new political entity, Bangsamoro, is a breakthrough in Mindanao. The ongoing peace talks between the Government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) holds out the possibility ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Investigators at Loughborough University Describe Findings in Environmental Water Research

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Ecology, Environment & Conservation -- Investigators discuss new findings in Environmental Water Research . According to news reporting originating in Loughborough, United Kingdom , by VerticalNews journalists, ... [Published Water Environment Federation - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Mar 19 2014 - Updated Mar 19 2014 - 1 reports

Tech Talk: An airtight solution

With the growing demand for more thermally-efficient buildings, Tom Cox argues that the issue of air leakage must be addressed in order to maximise the energy saving potential of retrofit.Existing homes in the UK have varying levels of airtightness, ranging ... [Published Building Products UK - Mar 19 2014]
First reported Jan 13 2014 - Updated Jan 13 2014 - 1 reports

No pain, no gain? Getting the most out of exercise

Staying in shape has all sorts of benefits, from maintaining heart health to warding off dementia and cancer I nactivity – fuelled by cars and a sedentary work life – has been dubbed the biggest public health problem of the 21st century , a global ... [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Jan 13 2014]
Entities: Calorie, Fitness, Marathon

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Professor Michael Walls, one of three CREST members who came up with the multi-layer AR design, said: "We really want to see these AR coatings implemented by manufacturers."
On the selection of the shortlist, Gilles Grapinet, Senior Executive Vice President, Global Functions at Atos , said; "Once again we have been impressed by the high standard and quality of the entries. All those shortlisted have identified how through the use of smart technology, we can further enhance the Olympic & Paralympic Games experience. We wish all 11 teams the very best of luck in the final stage of the challenge and look forward to seeing how the students use their knowledge and creativity to turn these ideas into commercially viable apps that work in a real environment."
"The scholarship has literally changed my life," said Wilmott. "When I started the project I'd almost decided that next year when I'd be 60 I was going to retire, or go part time, and now instead I'm looking for a new challenge."
"It is under evaluation, but at a fairly mature stage and is being used in real-life situations in landslide-prone environments" says Fowmes

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Scientists Come Up With Method of Reducing Sola... [Published Science Daily - Apr 15 2014]
Atos shortlists 11 university teams in its thir... [Published Reuters - Apr 09 2014]
Derby at the centre of new National Badminton L... [Published Derby Telegraph - Apr 08 2014]
Monitoring can warn of impending slides — at a ... [Published Seattle Times - Apr 04 2014]
Live chat: Are consumers wising up to retailers... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Apr 02 2014]
An interview with Bill [Published Professional Security - Mar 28 2014]
University teaching abroad: three scholars, thr... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Mar 26 2014]
Mudslides could be predicted with acoustic sensors [Published New Scientist - Mar 25 2014]
Lidasan: Crafting the Bangsamoro Islamic Financ... [Published Sun Star Network - Mar 25 2014]
Investigators at Loughborough University Descri... [Published Water Environment Federation - Mar 19 2014]
Tech Talk: An airtight solution [Published Building Products UK - Mar 19 2014]
No pain, no gain? Getting the most out of exercise [Published Guardian.co.uk Sports News - Jan 13 2014]
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