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Changing Interactions: A perspective on the nature of our interaction with computers, and what this means for the future

Changing Interactions: A perspective on the nature of our interaction with computers, and what this means for the future
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Professor Russell Beale delivered his inaugural lecture in November 2014. This profile celebrates his success in the field of Computer Science.

Cutting funding for basic scientific research would be a big mistake

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For all the exciting stories and developments that basic science research produces, there is one question that the public never tires of asking: "What are the possible applications of that discovery?" or "What is the value of your research?"

Birmingham researchers build momentum at CERN with New Physics experiment

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Birmingham Particle Physics research group successfully completed a pilot run of the NA62 experiment at test facility CERN on Monday 15 December 2014. The experiment is a continuation of the very successful charged and neutral program at CERN which started with NA48.

LEGO, building the engineers of the future brick by brick

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The FIRST LEGO League; a global science and technology competition, returned to the University of Birmingham, on Thursday 8 January for the 2015 West Midlands regional tournament.

Chemistry makes Christmas magical!

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From the enticing aroma of the turkey in the oven to the 'whoosh' of the flames as the brandy-soaked pudding comes alight, Christmas is a wonderful time for the senses. But have you ever considered the science behind our best-loved festive traditions?
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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - January 2015

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From loading dishwashers to the Large Hadron Collider and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - December 2014

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Alan Turing's legacy is even bigger than we realise

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2014

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From Top Gear to quantum technology to perfume and more...
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