News and events

  

Events

National Engineering and Construction Exhibition

Date
28 - 29/11/2014
Description
Join the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the National Engineering and Construction Exhibition

Nanomaterials and Food Safety - Division of Food Safety

Date
03/12/2014
Description
A seminar will be held at the University of Birmingham, examining the issues associated with the introduction of nanomaterials in food production and general food safety.

2nd UK Hydrocolloids Symposium

Date
10/09/2015
Description
The 2nd UK Hydrocolloids Symposium will be taking place on the theme of "Formulation Engineering of Hydrocolloids", and aims to be a forum for Post Graduate students to present their work and to promote the cross-fertilisation of ideas between disciplines for hydrocolloid applications. The symposium will provide excellent opportunity for interaction between academic and industrial world in the field of hydrocolloids.

  

Selected news

Nanomaterials: no small matter

Description
Interview with Birmingham Fellow, Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer: Pola leads a research group focusing on Advanced Materials, Structures and Applications (AMSA) in the School of Chemical Engineering. This summer, she will address listeners at the 2014 Soapbox Science event at London's Southbank having been selected as a leading UK female scientist.

New Head of School for Chemical Engineering

New Head of School for Chemical Engineering
Description
Professor Mark Simmons has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Chemical Engineering, beginning his new post today (24 April).

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

Description
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.

New Staff in Chemical Engineering, November 2013–March 2014

Description
A round-up of new Chemical Engineering faculty November 2013–March 2014.

Skin, bone and everything in between: Repairing the human body

Description
Following his Inaugural Lecture, Ros Dodd met Professor Liam Grover to find out more about the pioneering Birmingham research into using biomaterials to repair and regenerate different parts of the body.

Chemical Engineering honours Hazel Jennings and Waldek Bujalski

Description
The School of Chemical Engineering has honoured the sad passing of colleagues Hazel Jennings and Waldek Bujalski.

BUCES Update, March 2014

Description
The Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) has had a very busy year. Read more about what they've been up to.

Molecular gastronomy gels could tackle obesity

Description
A research team of chemical engineers at Birmingham into gels which can be used to give dieters the illusion of feeling full.

The water-hating egg found on many coastal cliff faces

The water-hating egg found on many coastal cliff faces
Description
In August 2013 Drs James Bowen and Steve Portugal reported their findings on the clever guillemot and their self-cleaning eggs. Since then James and Steve have conducted a Q&A providing further insight into their work.

Dr Alex Robinson Introduces Irresistible Materials

Dr Alex Robinson Introduces Irresistible Materials
Description
Irresistible Materialsis a spinout company from the University of Birmingham that began operations in 2010 and aims to commercialise novel fullerene materials for applications in the semiconductor industry. It was formed by the entrepreneur and alumnus David Ure together with the three academic founders: Dr Alex Robinson, Professor Jon Preece, and Professor Richard Palmer. Dr.Robinson explains the team's research and the journey from idea to business.

Chemical Engineering at Birmingham ranks high in Guardian league tables

Description
How The University of Birmingham's School of Chemical Engineering ranks in the Guardian's university league tables.

Research news: Gary Leeke research award

Description
Research news, Chemical Engineering, University of Birmingham.
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