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EPS Reunion 2015 Highlights

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On 20 June 2015 The College of Engineering & Physical Sciences welcomed back over 140 alumni and guests to the second EPS Reunion.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences

Girls in STEM 2015

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A short news piece on the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' recent 'Girls in STEM' event for Year 9 schoolchildren.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Holographic lens printing method could allow printing of telescope lenses in space

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a method for printing optical holographic lenses that could greatly simplify their fabrication. As the method can be performed quickly and easily, it could potentially be used by astronauts to print lenses while in space for holographic lens telescopes.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - September 2015

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From keyless theft of luxury cars to zero-emission automobiles and more...
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching

Creating a whirlwind of new knowledge about extreme wind events and their effects on built structures

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New paper by Dr Mike Jesson, Research Fellow in the School of Civil Enginerring, entitled 'Aerodynamic forces on the roofs of low-, mid- and high-rise buildings subject to transient winds' published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Wind Engineering and Industrial Aerodynamics examines the effect of wild winds on buildings by simulating thunderstorm downbursts in a lab, measuring their effects on building models of different heights.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

GCHQ recognises Birmingham computer scientists as part of new national drive for improved cyber security training

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GCHQ recognises Birmingham computer scientists as part of new national drive for improved cyber security training.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

BUMS Update - July 2015

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BUMS have had a fantastic year culminating with winning Society of the Year 2014/15 at the EPS Societies' Awards. Co-Chair Deborah Harris tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Jessica Marsh wins Institution of Civil Engineers award

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Civil Engineering alumna, Jessica Marsh, was recently recognised at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) West Midlands Annual Awards as a rising star. Here Jessica discusses her career to date and what the award means to her.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

James Watt Undergraduate Society (JUGS) Update - July 2015

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The James Watt Undergraduate Society (JUGS) have a busy year ahead - the committee tell us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students
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