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Journal of History and Cultures May Issue

Journal of History and Cultures May Issue
Description
Latest issue of the postgraduate run, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to pioneering new research in history and cultures.
Date:
23/07/2014

The Conversation: As Russia votes with Security Council, could MH17 be providing a wake-up call?

The Conversation: As Russia votes with Security Council, could MH17 be providing a wake-up call?
Description
Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. The unanimous vote in the UN Security Council on the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over rebel-controlled territory in eastern Ukraine is a welcome step. The resolution, drafted by Australia which lost 37 people in the tragedy, condemns the downing of the aircraft and calls for all states to co-operate with the investigation and demands that armed groups allow open access to the crash site.
Date:
23/07/2014

Industrial teaching collaboration in Mechanical Engineering

Description
Within the Mechanical Design B module offered to Year 3 Mechanical Engineering students Dr. Mozafar Saadat, Senior Lecturer and module co-ordinator, collaborated with Moog Controls Ltd, part of the global company Moog Aerospace in order to enrich the students' design learning experience by providing an industrially relevant case study and real-life engineering experience.
Date:
23/07/2014

History graduation 2014

History graduation 2014
Description
Short interviews with 2014 History graduates
Date:
22/07/2014

Formula Student Team from Hefei University of Technology, China visit UBRacing at Birmingham

Description
The University of Birmingham's Formula Student racing team recently hosted the Chinese Formula Student Champions and collaboration partners Hefei University of Technology (HFUT). HFUT were crowned Champions of the Chinese competition in March and were invited to participate in the UK version of Formula Student by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. .
Date:
21/07/2014

Congratulations Class of 2014!

Congratulations Class of 2014!
Description
On behalf of all academic and support staff in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, we'd like to say a huge congratulations to all our undergraduate and post-graduate graduates who received their degree certifications earlier in July after lots of hard work and dedication!
Date:
21/07/2014

Blog: Masters students on Kenya study tour 2014

Blog: Masters students on Kenya study tour 2014
Description
Written by Freyja Oddsdottir. For the past couple of years, the IDD has organised a field research trip to assist IDD Masters students with the logistics of field research, which is an optional component of their MSc degree. Last year, the destination was Kerala in South India. In June this year, a group of 16 students travelled to Nairobi, Kenya, along with Dr Jonathan Fisher and Freyja Oddsdottir, where they stayed for three weeks to conduct field research for their dissertation.
Date:
21/07/2014

Recipient of Tullow Scholarship discusses her time studying at Birmingham Business School

Description
Irene Onyango studied the MSc Environmental and Natural Resource Economics programme with help from the Tullow Scholarship scheme.
Date:
21/07/2014

New machine tools from Mazak boost research collaboration and teaching in manufacturing

New machine tools from Mazak boost research collaboration and teaching in manufacturing
Description
The School of Mechanical Engineering recently took delivery of two brand new, state-of-the-art machine tools from Yamazaki Mazak UK. The provision further strengthens the long established relationship between the University and Mazak, who already provide significant support to UBRacing.
Date:
18/07/2014
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