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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.

Expect all cars to soon be electric says Chief Scientific Advisor

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Professor John Loughhead, Chief Scientific Advisor, Department of Energy and Climate Change laid out the department's priorities for future sustainable energy systems at the University of Birmingham last week. He informed students and guests at the first in the new Birmingham Energy Institute prestigious lecture series that in order to meet ambitious carbon reduction targets investing in new technologies, including electric cars, is the way forward.

Sensor technology can improve accuracy of prostate cancer diagnosis

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New research has shown how a smart sensor chip, able to pick up on subtle differences in glycoprotein molecules, can improve the accuracy and efficiency of prostate cancer diagnosis.

A level students experience a taste of engineering at Birmingham

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The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) welcomed nearly 100 Year 12 students from across the country to its labs and technical facilities, for Birmingham's annual Engineering Taster Day on Tuesday 7 July.

Carbon reduction targets will only be achieved if UK invests in cold innovations, experts say

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Expert witnesses from industry and academia, including group engineer at Tesco and SME sustainable refrigeration pioneers, Hubbard, Dearman and Iceotope, presented to the Birmingham Energy Institute policy commission last week to warn against the risks of apathy in refrigeration and cooling markets.Referring to the UK government's greenhouse gas emissions reduction target of 80% by 2050, the experts said the only way this could be achieved is to adopt a systems level approach that integrates heating and cooling and seriously reconsiders the way cold energy is generated and consumed.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - April 2015

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From the Large Hadron Collider to rail delays and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - March 2015

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From 'doing cold smarter' to Mars One Mission...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - February 2015

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From energy storage to the the next biological revolution...
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