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Academics from the UK and China explore how efficient energy utilization can help tackle climate change

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Academics from the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage at the University of Birmingham and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, met in Nanjing between 10 and 13 August to explore the role of efficient energy utilization in tackling climate change and meeting growing global demand for energy.
Date:
21/08/2017

The Magic of Radio

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Professor Costas Constantinou is an internationally leading expert on communications engineering, specifically radiowave (RW) propagation – the behaviour of radio waves as they travel, or are propagated, from one point to another or to permeate the world around us – whose groundbreaking work will help to make the IoT a reality, most likely within the next few years. He recently presented his Inaugural Lecture, 'The Magic of Radio'. This article profiles his life and research.
Date:
16/08/2017

Professor Andrew Dove and Professor Rachel O'Reilly to join School of Chemistry in early 2018

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Two internationally renowned polymer chemists, Professor Andrew Dove and Professor Rachel O'Reilly, will be joining the University of Birmingham's School of Chemistry in early 2018, bringing their great depth of expertise in the area of polymer chemistry, biomaterials and materials science to the School.
Date:
16/08/2017

Trial demonstrates role for virtual and augmented reality in future of telepresence

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A team of scientists from the University of Birmingham has successfully demonstrated how virtual and augmented reality technologies can enable boats, submarines and other autonomous and semi-autonomous systems to be controlled remotely.
Date:
10/08/2017

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy visits University to learn more about innovative industrial research and education

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Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, visited the University of Birmingham on Monday 24 July to learn more about the innovative industrial research and education taking place at the College of Engineering and Physical Science.
Date:
10/08/2017

University of Birmingham scores top marks in region for student satisfaction

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Students at the University of Birmingham have praised the quality of teaching and learning offered in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey (NSS).
Date:
09/08/2017

In Memoriam: Professor Ian Smith

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Memorial for Professor Ian Smith, former Head of the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
08/08/2017

UK Government acknowledges growing importance of cyber security with £500k investment in bursaries for GCHQ-accredited master's degrees

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Last week (23 July), the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) acknowledged the growing importance of cyber security to Britain's national security and economic wellbeing by announcing a £500k investment in bursaries to help adults retrain for a job in cyber security.
Date:
02/08/2017
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