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New Head of School for Chemical Engineering

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Professor Mark Simmons has been appointed as the new Head of the School of Chemical Engineering, beginning his new post today (24 April).
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Making a green impact

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Did you know that leaving a computer on overnight for a year creates roughly 120m3 of CO2, enough to fill a double-decker bus? Find out how small adjustments can lead to big changes in how much energy and money are saved!
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Placements: what next?

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Once you've had work experience what do you do with this? You may not be aware of all if any of the doors of opportunity that work experience affords you. Hopefully this final article in the placements series will enlighten you.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

A journey through happiness: what is your happiest moment?

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This month sees the launch of the Reaching Out for Further Education project: A Journey Through Happiness. This is a new collaborative training pathway for postgraduate students and early career researchers provided by the University of Birmingham and Arts and Humanities Research Council.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Collaborate, collaborate, collaborate: the ups and downs of broadening study

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I write this sitting on a plane from Tokyo. We have just departed Narita airport and I am about to travel backwards in time. Read on to find out more from my first trip to Japan.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Intercontinental collaboration

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Discover how collaboration between EPS and institutions in Brazil has led to investigating the surface properties of stainless steel and the development of new quantum sensors for inertial sensing and underground mapping.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Recent research grants in Engineering and Physical Sciences

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A selection of recent research awards in Engineering and Physical Sciences totalling in excess of £3.8 million. From future road travels to protein recovery and more...
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

EPS in the media - April 2014

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Recovering platinum from road dust, nuclear waste, and chocolate being the secret to happiness.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

Salters' Festival of Chemistry comes to Birmingham

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The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences hosted the Salters' Festival of Chemistry welcoming 128 students from 32 schools in the West Midlands within the School of Chemistry.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Birmingham Physics graduate uses app technology to shape guitarists of tomorrow

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Former physics student, Stuart Bahn, left Birmingham with a degree in physics and now uses his technological skills to develop application technology to help aspiring guitarists learn where notes are located on the guitar.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students
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