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UBRacing at Formula Student 2014

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2014 marked the 17th year of UBRacing and saw the team attend the 16th Formula Student UK competition. Out of 97 competing student teams in the Class 1 events, UBRacing finished with an overall placing of 19th and 6th out of the UK teams! Pippi Hornsby, outgoing Head of Media for UBRacing and new Mechanical Engineering graduate tells us more.
Date:
17/07/2014

BUCES Update, July 2014

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The Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) has had a very busy year. Read more about what they've been up to.
Date:
17/07/2014

Engineering Without Borders Birmingham – July 2014 Update

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The 2013/2014 academic year has been a great and busy one for Engineers Without Borders. Newly elected President David Streather tells us more.
Date:
17/07/2014

The William E Lardner Award in Civil Engineering

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The School is pleased to announce that in conjunction with Mr Lardner, it is able to offer the highly prestigious Mr William E Lardner award for the 2014/15 session.
Date:
16/07/2014

Snooping on irregular migrants breaches their human rights – and puts us all at risk

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Birmingham Law School's Dr Rosa Freedman writes for the Conversation
Date:
16/07/2014

Virtual reality technology comes to Burrator

Virtual reality technology comes to Burrator
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The University of Birmingham's Human Interface Technologies Team will be bringing the latest in Virtual Reality and Gaming technologies to the shores of Burrator Reservoir this weekend, as they take part in the official opening of South West Lakes' new Discovery Centre. Having already "hit the news" in the south west with their recent achievements using VR techniques to recreate the A7 submarine the HIT Team will be demonstrating how Virtual Reality can be used to "turn the clock back".
Date:
15/07/2014

Brazilian Jurist Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Birmingham

Brazilian Jurist Receives Honorary Doctorate from University of Birmingham
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Former Brazilian government minister and senior diplomat Professor Celso Lafer has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK. Professor Lafer has been named Doctor of Social Sciences (DSocSc) in the University's historic Great Hall, in the presence of hundreds of graduands and their families.
Date:
15/07/2014

The EPS Reunion 2014

The EPS Reunion 2014
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On Saturday 14 June 2014 we welcomed our alumni across the School back to the University for a special day of celebrations and activities with fellow classmates and staff. Over 170 alumni and guests from as far back as 1946, up to our 2012 graduates attended this annual College event, which was opened up to all graduating years for the very first time. Read about the day and access all the photos here
Date:
11/07/2014

UBRacing celebrate success at world's largest student motorsport competition

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Students from Birmingham's UBRacing are competing in Formula Student, an international motorsport competition taking place at Silverstone from 9-13 July.
Date:
11/07/2014

To find space in the UK, blur the lines between town and country

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Two substantial contributions to the debate on how we use land in the UK have come out in quick succession; first came the Best Use of UK Agricultural Land from the University of Cambridge's Natural Capital Leaders Platform, then the UK National Ecosystem Assessment follow-on report, calling for an increase in UK forest land cover of 700,000 hectares to increase the quantity of natural benefits provided by the UK's land.
Date:
10/07/2014
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