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Nobel Prize-winning scientists awarded honorary degrees

Nobel Prize-winning scientists awarded honorary degrees
Description
Two Nobel Prize-winning physicists have received honorary degrees from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/07/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership

Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership
Description
A partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of eight universities has secured £92 million to fund research aimed at establishing the UK as a world-leading centre of railway excellence.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Advanced Manufacturing Research facility officially opened by Business Minister, Richard Harrington

Advanced Manufacturing Research facility officially opened by Business Minister, Richard Harrington
Description
The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce celebrated their joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) with an official opening today (Thursday 6 July).
Date:
06/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

CERN experiment discovers a new, very charming particle

CERN experiment discovers a new, very charming particle
Description
Five years on from discovering the Higgs boson, an international team, including scientists from the University of Birmingham, has discovered a brand new heavy particle at the LHCb experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC).
Date:
06/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Musical Sun reduces range of magnetic activity

Musical Sun reduces range of magnetic activity
Description
A study of the Sun led by the University of Birmingham using sound waves suggests that the layer in which the significant magnetic activity is located has grown thinner in recent years.
Date:
04/07/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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