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Virtual Reality: The Future Of Military Training

Virtual Reality: The Future Of Military Training
Description
Training military personnel is essential before they face real-life situations in the field but the training is resource intensive, time consuming and expensive. Technology is advancing at an ever increasing pace and military equipment can struggle to keep up.
Date:
20/04/2016

High-tech underwater survey discovers what lies beneath surface of Burrator Reservoir

High-tech underwater survey discovers what lies beneath surface of Burrator Reservoir
Description
An underwater survey of Burrator Reservoir has revealed what is beneath the surface in a virtual reality model of the area.
Date:
20/04/2016

Nuclear Physicist named among top ten most influential in West Midlands

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Professor Martin Freer, Head of the School of Physics and Astronomy, and Director of the Birmingham Energy Institute and the Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Research and Education, has been named in The Birmingham Post's Power 250 as one of the top ten most influential people in the West Midlands from the world of academia.
Date:
19/04/2016

From Flow to Formulation - Professor Mark Simmons

From Flow to Formulation - Professor Mark Simmons
Description
Professor Mark Simmons delivered his inaugural lecture as a newly appointed Professor in December 2015. This series celebrates his success in the field of fluid mechanics.
Date:
19/04/2016

Academics working to reduce Particulate Matter in the atmosphere

Academics working to reduce Particulate Matter in the atmosphere
Description
Researchers and vehicle manufacturers are working to reduce the levels of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere and stop the advance of greenhouse gases by developing cleaner and more efficient technologies. Gasoline Direct Injection engines, which are capable of reducing fuel consumption and therefore CO2 emissions, are being researched to support such ambitions.
Date:
15/04/2016

Drone technology used for radiation detection

Drone technology used for radiation detection
Description
Drone technologies and their importance as platforms for testing new flight-ready sensor concepts have been growing. Such practice is beneficial for aerial surveys, supporting defence and heritage projects in the development of detailed 3D models from aerial video.
Date:
15/04/2016

New Railway Cab Research Simulator to help improve train services

New Railway Cab Research Simulator to help improve train services
Description
An advanced railway driving cab simulator has been added to the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education's state-of-the-art operations simulation suite. The simulator, linked to a network train operations model, runs complex train pathing and priority scenarios to devise best solutions for maximising network capacity and disruption recovery.
Date:
14/04/2016

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016

UBRacing – Inside the University's Formula Student Team

Description
Team Principal, Francesca Cardilli, tells us how UBRacing are preparing for the 2016 Formula Student Competition and the progress of the Team's 19th car
Date:
13/04/2016
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