SETsquared at the British Business Embassy and US-UK Financing Innovation Conference

30thJul 2012

Speaking at education summit and exhibiting at innovation conference

SETsquared will be participating in two high profile government-organised events during the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, helping to showcase the innovation and entrepreneurship of its five partner universities.

Exeter physicist bends light waves on surfboards

30thJul 2012

A University of Exeter scientist is bringing together his passions for Physics and surfing with research that could inspire a host of new technologies. Dr Matt Lockyear is using foam from inside surfboards to make materials that can manipulate light.

One touch towards the future

27thJul 2012

A group of designers and developers are investigating, through a hands-on workshop, how the emerging field of UltraHaptics might be used in a creative context in the future.

The aim of the workshop, run by the University of Bristol and Pervasive Media Studio, is to better understand how creative practitioners and developers can work together in creating new and novel user experiences using a unique haptic system, technology which takes advantage of the sense of touch by applying forces, vibrations, or motions to the user.