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Strengthening particles in superalloys – how the small can have a big influence

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Who doesn't like a good holiday? Going abroad and discovering the world is an established part of today's jet-setting culture, is for many of us part of modern life. And as jet setters, getting to our holiday destination is not supposed to take up much of our well-earned holiday time.

Strengthening particles in superalloys – how the small can have a big influence

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Who doesn't like a good holiday? Going abroad and discovering the world is an established part of today's jet-setting culture, is for many of us part of modern life. And as jet setters, getting to our holiday destination is not supposed to take up much of our well-earned holiday time.

Materials Science and Engineering rated highly for student satisfaction

Materials Science and Engineering rated highly for student satisfaction
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Students who participated in the National Student Survey (NSS) have ranked Chemical Engineering highly at the University of Birmingham with 94% student satisfaction.

The science behind the serve

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Researchers in the School of Metallurgy and Materials are studying the dynamics of tennis racket impacts on balls and how these relate to stress-induced conditions such as tennis elbow.

The Art of Processing Ceramics - Professor Jon Binner

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Professor Jon Binner has worked in academia all his professional life, but he doesn't consider himself a typical academic. That's because the eminent materials engineer gets more of a buzz from seeing his research turned into real-life applications than he does from doing pure science.

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked fourth in the UK

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked fourth in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Materials Engineering at the University of Birmingham has risen one place to fourth in the UK. The courses have also been recognised as third in the Russell Group, also rising one place since last year's league table.

Birmingham's aero engine expert flies the flag in China

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A University of Birmingham aerospace expert flew the flag in China talking to students about the benefits of British higher education.

Complete University Guide 2017

Complete University Guide 2017
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The Complete University Guide 2017 league table reveals that Engineering and Physical Sciences subjects at Birmingham continue to perform well with four subjects ranking in the top ten nationally in their category.
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