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HIT Team Update – Outings, Surveys and Hexacopters

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Staff and students from the Human Interface Technologies Team have taken to the road again, this time to test a new piece of technology designed to improve the quality of information obtained when conducting surveys of historical sites.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students

Final Year Project Highly Commended for the Global Undergraduate Awards' Programme

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Richard Blumenthal graduated in July 2013 with a BSc Computer Science with Industrial Year and his final year project was chosen to be in the Top 8 of the Undergraduate Awards' global award programme. He was "Highly Commended" for his NFT Android App
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Engineers Without Borders Birmingham Branch

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The EWB Birmingham Society have hit the ground running this year with a full calendar of events including a Cameroon Catalyst project launch. Branch Vice-President David Streather updates us on the year so far.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

BUCES - Examples of What We Do!

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The Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) are known for their nights out and "parental" approach to first years. Read what they've been up to this year so far from their President Katie Aiston
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

News from ChemSoc

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Want to hear about what the Chemistry Society are up to this year so far? Hear what ChemSoc President Caitlin Smith has to say.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Chemistry at the Royal Three Counties Show

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2nd Year Chemistry student Emilly Doyle and the School of Chemistry, and in conjunction with the RSC, represented the Chemical Sciences at the Royal Three Counties Show this June.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Chemistry at Birmingham

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As an undergraduate chemistry student, I'm very used to people making the assumption that all I do for my degree is play around with Bunsen burners; however, this isn't quite the whole picture. Yes, in my first year at the University of Birmingham I spent countless hours in labs trying to synthesise a pure compound, or determine the density of a gaseous sample, but there's much more to the chemistry course.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Students

The Beale Lecture Series

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The Beale Lecture Series is a programme introduced this year by the School of Civil Engineering aimed at enriching the Civil-Engineering experience by giving students (you) an insight into life in the working world and into what you might be doing once you leave university.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Students

What I got up to this summer

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To me, I think the most noteworthy thing about my summer this year is how long it was! Having just finished my first year of University, I had never had anything like 4 months summer holiday, and after a stressful exam period, it seemed like exactly what I needed.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Students

Red Bull, Mercedes, McLaren? Nope it's UBR.

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The UoB's students may well be hearing the term UBR a lot more often this year. What is UBR you ask? Well this is the University of Birmingham's Formula Student Team: UB Racing.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Students
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