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October 2013

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Professor Paul Newman commented, via Expert Alert, on the significance of the Nobel prize win by Higgs and Englert. Dr Zoe Schnepp's research findings that jelly-making protein could help make cheap fuel cells. Professor Bill Chaplin and Dr Andrea Miglio's research into a star that spins out of alignment and more...
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

September 2013

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Dr Nick Hawes' new research into the development of robots to be used in care homes and for security purposes featured on CBS, Dr Simon Cotton talks about chemical warfare, Prof Bob Stone talks about state cash for gaming , and more
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

August 2013

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Dr Nick Hawes' new research into the development of robots to be used in care homes and for security purposes, Dr Tom Chotia on destroying hard drives and Dr Zoe Schnepp profiled as part of the Women in Science feature in the Independent, and more
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

July 2013

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Russell Beale interviewed by Central TV News about the breadth of information available on the internet, Dr Zoe Schnepp and Professor Laura Piddock involvement in 'Soap box Science' , Professor Bob Stone's work using virtual reality to aid the recovery of injured soldiers, and more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

June 2013

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Dr Somak Raychaudhury's contribution to a BBC online feature on the science behind the solstice, Dr Nick Hawes and Dora the robot interviewed at the Cheltenham Science Festival, Professor Richard Williams contributed to The Conversation: When the wind blows we must capture it for a calmer day and more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

Puzzle-based Learning in STEM Subjects

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Puzzle based learning system
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Teaching

Student project shortlisted for UK BSc Final Year Computer Science Project 2013

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Horatio Caine graduated in July with a first class BSc Computer Science Year in Industry degree. His excellent research-focused final year project resulted in him being shortlisted as a finalist for one of the UK's Computer Science competitions.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

School children build bridges with University of Birmingham engineers

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School children biulding bridges with the help of Birmingham academics.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Teaching

Student competes to become Britain's greenest driver

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Alex Conway, undergraduate student in the School of Mechanical Engineering and member of the University of Birmingham Formula student team, UBRacing, competes in Formula Student Diesel Eco Driving Challenge.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Teaching

Electrochemistry right at your fingertips

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Birmingham Fellow Paramaconi Rodriguez is a leading mind in the field of electrochemistry and alternative 'green' energy sources. His research is helping to produce the next generation of Lithium-air batteries and low temperature Fuel cells, which will be both cheaper and longer lasting, and will eventually be used to power your phones, TVs, and cars.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching
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