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'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
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Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

Pett Level Beach and Pett village residents welcome home the Anne

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It was standing room only at the Pett Level Beach Club near Hastings on Friday 12 December when EESE's Human Interface Technologies Team's Director, Professor Bob Stone, and PhD students Chris Bibb and Vish Shingari, presented the results of their Virtual and Augmented Reality Anne heritage project to local residents, historians and visitors.
Date:
19/12/2014

Professor Jim Al-Khalili delivers the first EPS Christmas Lecture

Professor Jim Al-Khalili delivers the first EPS Christmas Lecture
Description
On Wednesday 10 December Professor Jim Al-Khalili delivered the first EPS Christmas Lecture. In this lecture he selects some of his favourite scientific conundrums, from the Monty Hall problem to Olbers' paradox about why the sky gets dark at night and from Schrödinger's famous cat to those pesky demons of Maxwell and Laplace; prepared to be baffled.
Date:
19/12/2014

Strong performance by College in recent national research assessment

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The University of Birmingham's College of Engineering and Physical Sciences has collectively achieved a very strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) - the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions.
Date:
19/12/2014

86% of EESE's research ranked as world-leading or internationally excellent

Description
The School of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering 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. 86% of the research in the School was rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
Date:
18/12/2014

Over 95% of the School of Chemistry's research outputs rated world-leading or internationally-excellent

Description
The School of Chemistry's performance in the Research Excellence Framework (REF), the system for assessing the quality of research in UK higher education institutions, has highlighted that over 95% of the research outputs in the School were rated as world-leading or internationally excellent.
Date:
18/12/2014

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

Description
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.
Date:
18/12/2014

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

Description
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.
Date:
18/12/2014

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

Description
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.
Date:
18/12/2014
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