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ChemSoc Update – March 2015

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This year has been a busy one for ChemSoc! Conaill Perry and Simon Johnson, ChemSoc Committee Chair and Vice-Chair, tell us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

CivSoc Update – March 2015

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CivSoc are having a terrific year with a new committee eager to get involved as much as possible with both the students and the School. Becky Drew, Treasurer, & Chris Redshaw, Social and Sports Secretary tell us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) Update – March 2015

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It has been another great term for BUCES with attendance at all events significantly up from any previous year. President George Morton tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

James Watt Undergraduate Society (JUGS) Update - March 2015

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The James Watt Undergraduate Society (JUGS) have had a busy term with numerous sporting fixtures and joint events with other societies. Their Sport and Media Rep Alex Cossey tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Novel development of quantum sensors to 'Map the Underworld'

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EPSRC invested in a major multidisciplinary, multi-university project to prove the concept of technologies that could explore the underworld of buried pipes, cables and utilities beneath our feet in 2005. Since then a team of Birmingham civil engineers have played an important role in developing multi-sensor approaches to map underground utility systems as part of the 'Mapping the Underworld' project.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Memorandum of Understanding signed with The National Physical Laboratory

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The National Physical Laboratory (NPL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the University of Birmingham that will see scientists from both institutes working collaboratively to develop new and exciting research capabilities. This builds on the active and established strong collaboration between both institutes within the Quantum Technology (QT) space.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

New Staff in Chemical Engineering, November 2014–February 2015

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A round-up of new Chemical Engineering faculty November 2014 – February 2015.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

It's a Small World: Nanotechnology meets Biology and Medicine

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Professor Paula Mendes delivered her inaugural lecture on nanotechnology and her vision to open an untravelled path in the successful diagnosis of many devastating human diseases, such as cancer, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

The automotive industry is going to be unrecognisable

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On Tuesday 24 February 2015 Mike Wright, Executive Director of Jaguar Land Rover, delivered a lecture in the School of Mechanical Engineering on the subject The Automotive Industry: Investing in the Future. He told an audience of students, academics, alumni and business leader that the sector is changing more fundamentally now than at any time since the early days of its inception
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

£350k EPSRC international collaborative research grant to clean-up radionuclides in the environment

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A collaborative £350,000 EPSRC research grant between the University of Birmingham, Advanced Science Research Centre, Japanese Atomic Energy Agency, Kyushu University, and the College of Engineering at Shibaura Institute of Technology was issued in November 2014 titled 'Novel restoration materials for clean-up of radionuclides in the environment'
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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