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We...will...educate...you. University of Birmingham robot helps to launch British Science Festival

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The British Science Festival 2014, a flagship event being hosted by the University of Birmingham, launches in the city tomorrow (Tuesday) – with the help of a real-life TV star and a humanoid robot.
Date:
07/04/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham academic recognized as inspirational scientist and engineer

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Professor Richard Williams from the University of Birmingham has been recognised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as one of their inspirational scientists and engineers.
Date:
03/04/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

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Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK's economy received a further boost today. Twenty two new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP. The University of Birmingham will host one of these of new centres in the area of Formulation Engineering.
Date:
28/03/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

The University of Birmingham students raring up to launch a new racing car

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Students from the College of Engineering of Physical Sciences have designed and built the University of Birmingham's 17th racing car, which will be unveiled on Friday 28 March on campus.
Date:
28/03/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

New use for an old 'trouble maker'

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A 'trouble maker' from a bygone method of glass production could find a new use as an optical diffuser in medical laser treatments, communications systems and household lighting.
Date:
21/03/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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