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Thursday 21st May 2015

New director for High Temperature Research Centre

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The University of Birmingham's High Temperature Research Centre has announced that Professor Nick Green has taken up his new position as Director.
Date:
Thursday 21st May 2015
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Engineering and Physical Sciences
Friday 6th February 2015

Making a material difference

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The University of Birmingham is offering high technology manufacturing businesses based in the West Midlands the opportunity to investigate the hidden make-up of materials used during production
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Friday 6th February 2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Friday 27th June 2014

Blue Vine Consultants wins entrepreneurial award

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Two enterprising PhD students from the University of Birmingham have been awarded BQ Midlands Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2014. The event showcased some of the Midlands rising stars and recognises the most promising individuals likely to succeed in business.
Date:
Friday 27th June 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences
Monday 12th May 2014

Scientists take the grind out of producing one of the world's hardest materials known to mankind

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A cheaper and more efficient way of processing one of the hardest materials on the planet could lead to the production of lighter, stronger and more hard-wearing machinery.Scientists at the University of Birmingham have developed a new method of producing boron carbide powder which uses lower temperatures and introduces fewer contaminants than current processing methods. Licensing partners are currently being sought by the University's commercialisation arm, Alta Innovations, to commercialise the technology.
Date:
Monday 12th May 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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