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90% of School of Physics and Astronomy's research outputs ranked world-leading or internationally excellent

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The School of Physics and Astronomy's performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in the UK higher education institutions, has highlighted that 90% of research outputs in the School were rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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18/12/2014

Majority of research in the School of Civil Engineering rated as internationally excellent in the latest national research assessment

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The performance of the School of Civil Engineering in the Research Excellence Framework, the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, has shown that the majority of its research was rated as internationally excellent.
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18/12/2014

School of Chemical Engineering celebrates strong research performance

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The School of Chemical Engineeringis very pleased to have achieved an excellent performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 87%of the research in the School was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent. It was ranked joint fourth overall in the UK for its research prowess and first nationally for research impact.
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18/12/2014

School of Mathematics ranked 6th in UK for world-leading and internationally-excellent research outputs

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The School of Mathematics is very pleased to have achieved a very good performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The School ranked an impressive 6 out of 53 in terms of world leading and internationally excellent research outputs.
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18/12/2014

85% of the School of Mechanical Engineering's research rated as world-leading or internationally-excellent

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The School of Mechanical Engineering is pleased to have achieved a very good performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. 85% of the research in the School was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
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18/12/2014

School of Metallurgy and Materials in top quartile in the UK for world-leading research

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The School of Metallurgy and Materials is very pleased to have achieved an excellent performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) – the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions. The School was ranked in the top quartile in the UK for world-leading research. Overall 86% of the research in the School was recognised as internationally excellent of which 31% was given the higher accolade of being world-leading.
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18/12/2014

Chemistry makes Christmas magical!

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From the enticing aroma of the turkey in the oven to the 'whoosh' of the flames as the brandy-soaked pudding comes alight, Christmas is a wonderful time for the senses. But have you ever considered the science behind our best-loved festive traditions?
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18/12/2014

Chemistry makes Christmas magical!

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From the enticing aroma of the turkey in the oven to the 'whoosh' of the flames as the brandy-soaked pudding comes alight, Christmas is a wonderful time for the senses. But have you ever considered the science behind our best-loved festive traditions?
Date:
18/12/2014

'On the first day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a 3D printed Penguin family'

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Could Santa be 3D printing your presents next year? Potentially - academics from the University of Birmingham have created a festive family of penguins using 3D laser printers.
Date:
18/12/2014

REF confirms Birmingham's position amongst top research universities

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The results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 also show that 87 per cent of the University of Birmingham's research activity has a global impact, confirming its position among the world's top universities for research in a broad range of areas from History and Education to Chemical Engineering and Psychology.
Date:
18/12/2014
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