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We...will...educate...you. University of Birmingham robot helps to launch British Science Festival

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The British Science Festival 2014, a flagship event being hosted by the University of Birmingham, launches in the city tomorrow (Tuesday) – with the help of a real-life TV star and a humanoid robot.
Date:
Monday 7th April 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham academic recognized as inspirational scientist and engineer

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Professor Richard Williams from the University of Birmingham has been recognised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) as one of their inspirational scientists and engineers.
Date:
Thursday 3rd April 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

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Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK's economy received a further boost today. Twenty two new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP. The University of Birmingham will host one of these of new centres in the area of Formulation Engineering.
Date:
Friday 28th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

The University of Birmingham students raring up to launch a new racing car

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Students from the College of Engineering of Physical Sciences have designed and built the University of Birmingham's 17th racing car, which will be unveiled on Friday 28 March on campus.
Date:
Friday 28th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

New use for an old 'trouble maker'

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A 'trouble maker' from a bygone method of glass production could find a new use as an optical diffuser in medical laser treatments, communications systems and household lighting.
Date:
Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

A thought for International Day of Happiness: how a square of chocolate really does make us smile!

A thought for International Day of Happiness: how a square of chocolate really does make us smile!
Description
International Day of Happiness is an apt time in the UK as we emerge from a wet and dreary winter. February saw Valentine's Day and World Chocolate Day, both reminding us of chocolate - the feel-good substance.
Date:
Thursday 20th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Work to start on £60 million advanced manufacturing research facility at Ansty Park

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The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce celebrated their joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) when the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor David Eastwood and Rolls-Royce Director of Research and Technology Ric Parker 'broke ground' at the Centre's new site at Ansty Park, near Coventry.
Date:
Friday 7th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

The future's rose-y for personalised Valentine's gifts

The future's rose-y for personalised Valentine's gifts
Description
As the price of flowers – especially red roses – rockets on this particular day, could scientists at the University of Birmingham hold the answer to wooing your loved one in the future without breaking the bank?
Date:
Friday 14th February 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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