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Two former Birmingham scientists awarded Nobel Prize for Physics

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Two former University of Birmingham academics, Professor David Thouless and Professor Mike Kosterlitz, have been recognised by the award of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics for their work into the discoveries of the properties of matter.
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham signs engineering agreement with top Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) in a partnership that will offer Chinese engineering students the opportunity to study at Birmingham.
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham announces £6m for UK's first Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy

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The University of Birmingham is set to invest £6 million in a new Institute of Gravitational Wave Astronomy – the first of its kind in the UK.
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Scientists visualise quantum behaviour of hot electrons for first time

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Scientists have, for the first time, identified a method of visualising the quantum behaviour of electrons on a surface. The findings present a promising step forward towards being able to manipulate and control the behaviour of high energy, or 'hot', electrons.
Date:
28/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences

Green light for University Collaborative Teaching Laboratory

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The University of Birmingham has, this week, received planning permission to build a brand new laboratory facility and teaching space, as part of a series of exciting regeneration developments taking place on campus.
Date:
16/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching
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