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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.

  

Selected news

New Staff in Chemical Engineering, March-July 2014

Description
A round-up of new Chemical Engineering faculty March - July 2014.

BUCES Update, July 2014

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

UK leads in cool technology – liquid air energy storage

Description
The world's first research centre for Cryogenic Energy Storage has been established at the University of Birmingham

Transformative new approach to glucose sensor devices

Description
College Best Publication Award. John S. Fossey (Chemistry), Paula Mendes (Chemical Engineering) and others from the University Birmingham, UK, along with collaborators at the University of Bath (Tony James), UK, and at the East China University of Science and Technology (Yitao Long), China, produced two back to back papers on the development of glucose sensors, which appeared in Analyst.

Poll places Birmingham academics among world's most influential researchers

Description
Four academics from the University of Birmingham have been named as Highly Cited Researchers in a prestigious list of the world's leading scientific minds.

Trio of awards marks University's commitment to advancing careers of women in science

Description
The University of Birmingham has scooped three new national awards for its work to further and support the careers of women in traditionally male strongholds of academia.

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.

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.
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