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At Sea with the Royal Marines

At Sea with the Royal Marines
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Members of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team were recently taken to sea to capture video footage to enhance the simulated content of the team's Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) trainer, under development for the Royal Centre for Defence Medicine.
Date:
25/09/2017

School of Engineering's HIT Team supports the Mayflower 400 "1000 Day" Launch

School of Engineering's HIT Team supports the Mayflower 400 "1000 Day" Launch
Description
The School of Engineering's Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team has visualised a 3D recreation of the historic vessel, the Mayflower, leaving the famous Hoe seafront, passing Drake's Island and sailing out into the English Channel. This is another 'world first' in the field of Virtual Heritage.
Date:
25/09/2017

It's a new academic year and GDS has a lot in store!

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GDS are looking for new members to join them for an exciting year with the society. Look out for them in Computer Science this week!
Date:
22/09/2017

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress
Description
The world's first international congress dedicated to clean cold will see academic experts join leaders from industry and government to map a global response to ever-increasing global demands for cooling.
Date:
18/09/2017

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success
Description
Researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham welcomed a delegation of senior colleagues from a leading Brazilian university to further strengthen ties between the two institutions.
Date:
16/09/2017

Ninagawa Shakespeare Memorial Symposium at the Embassy of Japan in UK

Ninagawa Shakespeare Memorial Symposium at the Embassy of Japan in UK
Description
A world-renowned expert from the University Of Birmingham is taking part in a special symposium on the internationally-acclaimed Japanese theatre director Yukio Ninagawa, with a focus on his unique Shakespeare productions.
Date:
13/09/2017

Dr Melanie Britton becomes first female chair the Division of Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance of the Ampere Society

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Dr Melanie Britton, a Senior Lecturer in Physical Chemistry at the University of Birmingham, has recently been appointed as Chair of the Division of Spatially Resolved Magnetic Resonance of the Ampere Society. It is the first time in the society's history that a woman has held this position.
Date:
12/09/2017

International particle technology forum helps strengthen research ties between Birmingham and China

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham's School of Chemical Engineering and Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage have recently organised and delivered the UK-China International Particle Technology Forum VI in the city of Yangzhou, China.
Date:
12/09/2017

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that Chinese children who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be more overweight.
Date:
11/09/2017

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China
Description
The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) have signed a new ¥6,000,000 agreement to develop innovative equipment that will help researchers test the strength of microparticles.
Date:
08/09/2017
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