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Virtual Reality: The Future Of Military Training

Virtual Reality: The Future Of Military Training
Description
Training military personnel is essential before they face real-life situations in the field but the training is resource intensive, time consuming and expensive. Technology is advancing at an ever increasing pace and military equipment can struggle to keep up.
Date:
20/04/2016

Academics working to reduce Particulate Matter in the atmosphere

Academics working to reduce Particulate Matter in the atmosphere
Description
Researchers and vehicle manufacturers are working to reduce the levels of Carbon Dioxide in the atmosphere and stop the advance of greenhouse gases by developing cleaner and more efficient technologies. Gasoline Direct Injection engines, which are capable of reducing fuel consumption and therefore CO2 emissions, are being researched to support such ambitions.
Date:
15/04/2016

First sub-orbital rocket launch achieved

First sub-orbital rocket launch achieved
Description
The newly formed Space Environment and Radio Engineering (SERENE) group at the University of Birmingham has achieved its first sub-orbital rocket flight. An experimental inflatable antenna was launched as part of this year's REXUS (Rocket EXperiments for University Students) programme in a joint project with the University of Strathclyde.
Date:
11/04/2016

Mathematics in Industry Poster Presentations

Mathematics in Industry Poster Presentations
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Second year students from the School of Mathematics presented their work to business and industry as part of their 'Mathematics in Industry' module.
Date:
18/03/2016

College wins two EPSRC Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards

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Two researchers at the University of Birmingham have been awarded funding by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's (EPSRC) Healthcare Technologies Challenge Awards. Their research will look into sperm analysis and cancer detection.
Date:
26/02/2016

Forbes names Sean Elvidge on inaugural 30 under 30 Europe list

Description
Dr. Sean Elvidge, Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, named in Forbes' first ever "30 Under 30 Europe" list in the Science and Healthcare category.
Date:
24/02/2016

Biosciences scientist awarded Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship

Biosciences scientist awarded Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellowship
Description
Dr Susannah Thorpe of the School of Biosciences has been honoured with the award of Royal Society Leverhulme Trust Senior Fellowship to pursue her research in the area of human evolution and, in particular, the origins of human bipedalism.
Date:
02/02/2016

Regional champions crowned in Global LEGO challenge held in Birmingham

Description
A worldwide tournament to build global problem-solving robots out of LEGO has a new regional UK champion following a day of engineering excitement at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
16/12/2015

Nuclear Decommissioning requires education and training to advance future talent in the sector

Nuclear Decommissioning requires education and training to advance future talent in the sector
Description
The decommissioning of nuclear facilities is growing worldwide, creating job opportunities at all educational levels. Nuclear decommissioning is the industrial process of dismantling and decontaminating nuclear facilities and site remediation, removing them from regulatory control.
Date:
11/12/2015

Reducing operating costs of wastewater treatment using fluorescence spectroscopy

Reducing operating costs of wastewater treatment using fluorescence spectroscopy
Description
Researchers in Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham have shown how fluorescence spectroscopy can improve the accuracy and speed of water quality measurements.
Date:
18/11/2015
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