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Chemists at Birmingham celebrate £1 million award for new equipment

Chemists at Birmingham celebrate £1 million award for new equipment
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Staff at the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham celebrated the installation of new equipment yesterday (21 July 2014) as a result of a £1 million award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council's core capability grant, and match funding from the University in excess of £500,000.

Small nuclear reactors may be the key to a low-carbon future

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Take a hard look at the painful process of de-carbonising the UK's electricity supply, and it's clear that the options on the table are not great.

UBRacing celebrate success at world's largest student motorsport competition

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Students from Birmingham's UBRacing are competing in Formula Student, an international motorsport competition taking place at Silverstone from 9-13 July.

Obituary - Ken Stephens

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Obituary for Professor Ken Stephens, alumnus of the University of Birmingham.

Creative planning for 'self-made' UK cities of the future

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The University of Birmingham Policy Commission on Future Urban Living launches its report in the House of Lords on Monday 7 July. The report is the culmination of a year's evidence taken from a wide range of leading practitioners and thinkers on cities from the UK and elsewhere, drawing from it ideas to inform the way we live, work and play in the cities of the future.
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October 2013

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Professor Paul Newman commented, via Expert Alert, on the significance of the Nobel prize win by Higgs and Englert. Dr Zoe Schnepp's research findings that jelly-making protein could help make cheap fuel cells. Professor Bill Chaplin and Dr Andrea Miglio's research into a star that spins out of alignment and more...

September 2013

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Dr Nick Hawes' new research into the development of robots to be used in care homes and for security purposes featured on CBS, Dr Simon Cotton talks about chemical warfare, Prof Bob Stone talks about state cash for gaming , and more

August 2013

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Dr Nick Hawes' new research into the development of robots to be used in care homes and for security purposes, Dr Tom Chotia on destroying hard drives and Dr Zoe Schnepp profiled as part of the Women in Science feature in the Independent, and more
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