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Richard Burden MP visits Mechanical Engineering ahead of Formula Student 2015

Richard Burden MP visits Mechanical Engineering ahead of Formula Student 2015
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Richard Burden MP (Lab, Northfield), a former government adviser on motorsport, visited UBRacing, the University's formula student team as they were making final preparations for this year's Formula Student competition that takes place this month.

Creating a whirlwind of new knowledge about extreme wind events and their effects on built structures

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New paper by Dr Mike Jesson, Research Fellow in the School of Civil Enginerring, entitled 'Aerodynamic forces on the roofs of low-, mid- and high-rise buildings subject to transient winds' published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics examines the effect of wild winds on buildings by simulating thunderstorm downbursts in a lab, measuring their effects on building models of different heights.

GCHQ recognises Birmingham computer scientists as part of new national drive for improved cyber security training

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GCHQ recognises Birmingham computer scientists as part of new national drive for improved cyber security training.

President Harry Truman Returns to RAF Harrowbeer (Yelverton) – Virtually!

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham's Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team have successfully staged a demonstration of Virtual and Augmented Reality (VR/AR) technologies at the old airfield of RAF Harrowbeer in Yelverton, by bringing US President Harry Truman and his famous Douglas VC-54C aircraft, nicknamed the Sacred Cow (the forerunner of Airforce One), back to Devon one last time.

New breath test shows possible biomarker for early-stage liver disease diagnosis

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A natural compound called limonene, which is found in oranges and lemons, could be indicative in early-stage diagnosis of liver disease, according to research published in the journal EBioMedicine by researchers in the Molecular Physics Group at the University of Birmingham.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - August 2015

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From smarter diagnostics for prostate cancer to tackling food security in India and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2015

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From smarter diagnostics for prostate cancer to tackling food security in India and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - June 2015

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Large Hadron Collider and more...
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