UROS projects:2019

UROS 2019 Project: Mediatization Of The Nation – The Role of Technology in Nationhood at Prague Quadrennial 2019

by Thomas Cansdale & Joseph Carter (UROS 2019 People’s Choice Runner-Up) Over the summer period UROS has allowed us to further research made throughout the final semesters of...

UROS 2019 Project: Microplastic contamination from fibres in the River Witham

by Sophie Leggott (UROS 2019 People’s Choice Winner) How would you feel if your home became a dumping ground for plastic waste? With plastic pollution of Oceans on...

UROS 2019 Project: Avatars for Mobility Impaired Players in Games and Virtual Reality

by Samuel Stubbings Existing research has studied the design of movement-based games to support mobility impaired players. This has focused on design elements, such as controls and interface....

UROS 2019 Project: Synthesis of Bicyclic Lactams from simple Caprolactams to contribute to targeting Antibiotic resistance

by Saffah Huseeba Danial When was the last time you were prescribed a course of antibiotics? Did you complete it as directed, without missing a dose? Did you...

UROS 2019 Project: Vaping misuse of ‘Liquid X’ – a vibrational spectroscopy study

by Nancy Whittaker Over the past few years, there has been a huge growth in vaping, i.e. the use of electronic cigarettes for the consumption of both nicotine-containing...

UROS 2019 Project: Into the Groove – Using environmentally friendly products to clean the surface of vinyl audio records

by Liam Robinson The aim of this study was to identify a safe and effective cleaning method to remove surface dirt from vinyl audio records using environmentally friendly...

UROS 2019 Project: A Human-Robot Interaction Javascript Library – Ros Web Components

by Laurence Elliott The problem of developing GUIs (Graphical User Interfaces) for robots is one that typically requires knowledge of robotics programming and web or desktop GUI development...

UROS 2019 Project: Investigating the Effects of Mucins on Cancer Metastasis

by Jin Ke Michele Pan Cancer is often imagined as a monstrous disease that spreads and metastasises in healthy tissue, destroys biological processes and wrecks havoc in the...

UROS 2019 Project: Determination of the 3D structure of the TE1-TE2 thioesterase enzyme

by Jamie Burford-Evans Antibiotic resistance is a global concern and if not challenged, could see human populations without the availability of effective antibiotics. This is why constant research...

UROS 2019 Project: Investigating Gravitational Instabilities Within Planetary Rings During Planet-Planet Scattering Events

by Jake Muff For this project we looked at the J1407 star system which is approximately 434 light years from Earth. The system consists of the Star which...