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Sajid Javid MP opens University's cryogenic energy storage pilot facility

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The Secretary of State for Business, Sajid Javid MP, officially opened the University of Birmingham's cryogenic energy storage pilot facility, a technology using 'liquid air' to store and provide power which could transform future energy systems.

Women in Science and Engineering - November 2015

Women in Science and Engineering - November 2015
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It's been a busy start to the year for the Women in Science and Engineering Society (WISE). The committee tell us more.

Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) Update – November 2015

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It has been a great start to the new year for BUCES with the Society continuing to grow. President Guy Hart tells us more.

Engineers Without Borders - November 2015

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It's been a busy start to the academic year for Engineers Without Borders. Alex Brierley tells us more.

Energy research at Birmingham set to accelerate following £180m investment

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The University of Birmingham is set to play a crucial role in the next step towards the transformation of the UK's energy sector after the Government confirmed £60 million investment for the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA). The investment is backed by a further £120 million from the private sector and Midlands Innovation universities.

New Staff in Chemical Engineering, July - October 2015

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A round-up of new Chemical Engineering faculty July - October 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.

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.

The Energy Dice – exploring efficient transformation, transport, storage and application of thermal energy

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The world faces a 'global energy trilemma' – affordability, low carbon and security – and the race is on to find innovative solutions to radically transform how energy is supplied and used, and to make future systems more efficient and reliable. In fact, the best single solution to all these problems may already have been invented – by Professor Yulong Ding, University of Birmingham's founding Chamberlain Chair of Energy Storage, and one of the world's most influential researchers.

Chemical Engineering receives top marks for student satisfaction

Chemical Engineering receives top marks for student satisfaction
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Participants in the National Student Survey (NSS) have ranked Chemical Engineering highly at the University of Birmingham with 95% student satisfaction.

Women in Engineering: Past, Present and Future

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To celebrate National Women in Engineering Day on 23 June British Gas Business held a panel event featuring prominent female engineers. Joanne Adeluola, 1st Year MSci Chemistry student and President of the University's Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Society, was invited to join and tells us more.

Women in Science and Engineering Society - July 2015

Women in Science and Engineering Society - July 2015
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It's been a busy year for the Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Society, as they work to provide as many events and opportunities as possible to members across the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences to integrate, form networks and to help inspire the next generation of female scientists and engineers. The committee tell us more.
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