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Birmingham signs rail agreement with top Chinese university

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The University of Birmingham today signed an agreement with Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) for research experts to work together on developing technology to help make railways safer and more efficient.
Date:
05/01/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham scientists launch project to tackle global 'clean cold' challenge

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham today launch a major research project to investigate how 'clean cold' could help to achieve almost all of the United Nations' (UN) global Sustainable Development Goals.
Date:
05/01/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

British-Chinese tech company wins University funding boost

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A British-Chinese tech company is the first company to raise investment funds from a leading UK university.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Na-no way! Scientists see snowman's face in platinum encrusted nanoparticle

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have captured the formation of a platinum encrusted nanoparticle that bears a striking resemblance to a festive snowman. As well as providing some Christmas cheer, the fully functional 'nano-snowman' has applications for providing greener energy and for advancements in medical care.
Date:
20/12/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Engineering your Christmas dinner – with Chemistry

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Food is a big part of Christmas celebrations for many people, so its quality, taste, cost – and of course the ease of cleaning the dishes afterwards – are all important factors in creating the perfect dining experience.
Date:
14/12/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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