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ECS in the news

Published: 9 June 2016

Staff and students from Electronics and Computer Science often feature in the news for their research, achievements and expert opinion. Here are some you may have seen:

Biometric broadcast

Professor Mark Nixon, from the Vision, Learning and Control research group, appeared on 60 Minutes Australia talking about his pioneering gait recognition research to help solve crimes - Mark appears at 8'40". Discover more about Mark’s work on gait biometrics here.

The Web's nasty tricks Web Science expert Professor Les Carr gave expert comment to BBC News online about 'dark patterns' on the web. Discover more about Web Science here.

The Meaning of Digital Life?

Professor Dame Wendy Hall, Director of the Web Science Institute, featured on BBC Radio 4 as a key opinion maker on Self’s Search for Meaning.

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