Profs play key role in tsunami warning and mitigation system

On December 26, 2004, Dilanthi Amaratunga – who is now a Professor at the University of Huddersfield – was coming to the end of a family visit to her home country of Sri Lanka.  There were indications that a serious environmental disturbance ...

Progress in materials science: New work on friction stir welding

Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have collaborated with a colleague at a leading Chinese university to produce a detailed appraisal of a complex new welding technique that could be increasingly valuable to modern ...

Northern Ireland Assembly to receive policy recommendations

Young people from disadvantaged communities in Northern Ireland should be provided with "safe spaces" in which to protest and make their views known. This would help prevent them falling under the sway of extremists, argue ...

New report provides solution to NEET challenge in UK and abroad

A new strategy to help young people find jobs that pay fair wages, accompanied by high quality training and better career opportunities, has been developed by a University of Huddersfield professor. Outlined in a specially-commissioned ...

Measuring crime risk on the London Underground

A University of Huddersfield criminologist who has been working closely with authorities in London to cut crime on one of the world's busiest transport systems will appear before a House of Commons select committee to describe ...

Rail researchers work on UK's first Tram-Train scheme

Under contract by Network Rail, a team of engineers at the University of Huddersfield's Institute of Railway Research (IRR) has been developing solutions for the problematic interface between a Tram-Train vehicle and two ...

Bright future beckons for metrology researcher

A BRIGHT future beckons for a University of Huddersfield metrology instrumentation designer who has recently completed his doctorate, won a national award and will now embark on a project to bring a patented product to the ...

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