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Food, medicine, energy and IT security will be "impossible to provide" in many parts of the world by 2060 without government intervention in new clean-cold technology, experts warn.

Food, medicine, energy and IT security will be "impossible to provide" in many parts of the world by 2060 without government intervention in new clean-cold technology, experts warn.
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Experts from the University of Birmingham are calling on the government to establish a lead department with responsibility for clean cold.

Birmingham receives £21.7 million to build National Buried Infrastructure Facility

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A £21 million award has been made to the University of Birmingham, as part of a capital investment by BIS to the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC), to build a National Buried Infrastructure Facility (NBIF).

Pushing boundaries - Professor Graham Worth

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Professor Graham Worth delivered his inaugural lecture as a newly appointed Professor in September 2015. This series celebrates his success in the field of Theoretical Chemistry.

Energy research at Birmingham set to accelerate following £180m investment

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The University of Birmingham is set to play a crucial role in the next step towards the transformation of the UK's energy sector after the Government confirmed £60 million investment for the Energy Research Accelerator (ERA). The investment is backed by a further £120 million from the private sector and Midlands Innovation universities.

Professor Shuang Zhang awarded Royal Society research accolade

Professor Shuang Zhang awarded Royal Society research accolade
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Professor Shuang Zhang from the School of Physics and Astronomy has received the Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award for his work in metamaterials and plasmonics.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - January 2016

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How Virtual Reality might change our lives in 2016, Birmingham led experiments on the International Space Station and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - December 2015

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The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP launches the University of Birmingham's Cryogenic Energy Storage plant and more...

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2015

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The 'spooky' effects of Quantum Mechanics, Doing Cold Smarter, Virtual Reality and more...
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