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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.

We need a warm winter, and a focus on doing 'cold' smarter

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As we come to the end of the comprehensive spending review (CSR) and the priorities for the next spending period are set, those for energy remain clear.

Reducing operating costs of wastewater treatment using fluorescence spectroscopy

Reducing operating costs of wastewater treatment using fluorescence spectroscopy
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Researchers in Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham have shown how fluorescence spectroscopy can improve the accuracy and speed of water quality measurements.

UK & China launch Centre to advance energy research and education

UK & China launch Centre to advance energy research and education
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The University of Birmingham and University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have launched a new joint Centre for Energy & Environment Research and Education (CEERE) to drive new technologies and train the next generation of engineers.

Food, medicine, energy and IT security will be "impossible to provide" in many parts of the world by 2060

Food, medicine, energy and IT security will be "impossible to provide" in many parts of the world by 2060
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The British government is being urged to take the lead on developing new clean-cold technologies amid concerns that worldwide demand for cooling and refrigeration will overtake heating by 2060.
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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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