If you thought your phone bill was expensive, UK telecoms regulator Ofcom just announced an inflation-busting price hike that will triple the licence fees paid by UK mobile network operating companies. The likes of EE, O2, Vodafone and Three must pay the government to use the 900MHz and 1800MHz radio frequency spectrum bands, which from October next year will cost the industry £199.6m per year.
ENGINEERS have been awarded £1.6M by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to help the UK make better use of millions of hours of sound recordings.
A SOLUTION to Britain’s motorway delays nightmare is a long way off, according to Civil Engineering lecturer Saad Yousif.
Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 October (10:00 - 16:00) University of Salford, MediaCityUK campus Free entry, ideal for the whole family
The University of Salford at MediaCityUK mutates into a massive, open doors science experiment, bringing together demos, debates, art/science premieres and Oculus Rift virtual reality experiences. Come along for drawing with drones, play with musical robots, step back in digital history from analogue TV to 4k film, make a bacterial selfie, see a colour changing shrimp, take part in a Science Question Time, and much more!
Bringing little ones to the event? Why not download our competition flyer and bring this along to Salford Science Jam! The best idea will win tickets to the Museum of Science and Industry’s 4D Cinema and lunch in the museum cafe for a family of four.
ORGANISERS of an event to mark 30 years of mobile networks in the UK are asking for people’s stories of their first mobile phone.
ROBOTICS engineers from the University of Salford were prominent players at a major industry day at MediaCityUK on Friday, September 4.
WILL a machine ever be able to sing? Will technology ever match the magical quality of the human voice?
SALFORD University is among the most influential on social media in the UK.
ROBOTICS pioneers in Salford and Manchester are spearheading a bid to create a ‘Northern Powerhouse’ for automated technologies.
THE University of Salford is helping Dyson’s pioneering engineers to ‘listen’ to products before they have even made them.