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Forbes names Sean Elvidge on inaugural 30 under 30 Europe list

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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
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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

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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
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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
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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

Birmingham Engineers build sustainable home for Malaysian family

Birmingham Engineers build sustainable home for Malaysian family
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12 students from the School of Chemical Engineering at the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) spent 3 weeks in September at Taylors University School of Engineering in Malaysia, working with 12 Taylor's University students and the EPIC Charity, which is focussed on providing family homes to underprivileged Malaysians.
Date:
26/10/2015

HRH The Duke of York, KG visits Birmingham's quantum technology labs

HRH The Duke of York, KG visits Birmingham's quantum technology labs
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The Duke of York visited the School of Physics and Astronomy at Birmingham on Tuesday 29th September to see new developments in the area of quantum technology.
Date:
23/10/2015

Birmingham to lead on autonomous vehicle project as part of £11m funding programme announced by Jaguar Land Rover and EPSRC

Birmingham to lead on autonomous vehicle project as part of £11m funding programme announced by Jaguar Land Rover and EPSRC
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The University of Birmingham is one of ten UK universities to receive funding to research autonomous vehicles. The programme was announced today (9 October) by Secretary of State for Business, Sajid Javid, during a visit to Jaguar Land Rover's facility at Gaydon, Warwickshire.
Date:
16/10/2015

Hope for burns victims as researchers pilot revolutionary new dressing

Hope for burns victims as researchers pilot revolutionary new dressing
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The disabling disfigurement suffered by many burns victims could be consigned to history thanks to a revolutionary new dressing developed by a team of Birmingham scientists.
Date:
16/10/2015

Global impact of our research: Building better road networks

Global impact of our research: Building better road networks
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Civil Engineering at Birmingham research into evaluating and improving major road networks across the world featured in the UK Collaborative on Development Sciences' (UKCDS) top 20 research impact list.
Date:
12/10/2015
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