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Birmingham shortlisted for National College for High Speed Rail

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Birmingham is one of four locations across the country to have been shortlisted to become the home of the National College for High Speed Rail. The new College 'hub' and a number of 'spokes' based across the country will provide training to the next generation of engineers working on the HS2 project and beyond.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

16th Reunion of Mining and Minerals Engineering

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The 16th reunion of the Departments of Mining and Minerals Engineering was held in Birmingham over the weekend of 9th and 10th May 2014. Organiser Iain Wells reports on the weekend's events.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences

EPS in the media - June 2014

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Robots, molecules have no morals and more
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

Global impact in Engineering and Physical Sciences: Leading the way in computer and electrical engineering

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Professor Xin Yao, Professor of Computer Science and Director of the joint USTC-Birmingham Research Institute, and Professor Ian McLoughlin Professor in Electronic Engineering and Information Science at USTC and Birmingham alumnus, discuss the significance of international collaboration in their fields.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

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 900K. From novel implants to friction welding and more...
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Randomness to the rescue: If in doubt, flip a coin

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Until recently, combinatorics – the study of finite or countable discrete structures – was only a relatively small area within mathematics. Over the last few years, it has grown rapidly and today it is a well-established and very active field. Professor Deryk Osthus discusses the world leading Birmingham combinatorics study.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Advanced materials research recognised by First Prize for Innovation for Product and Technology

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SAFRAN Prize: The University of Birmingham Advanced Materials and Processing laboratory led by Dr Moataz Attallah from the School of Metallurgy and Materials has received recognition for its contribution to the Use of Metal 3D Printing Technology (known as Selective Laser Melting Process) for Hot Section Parts of a Gas Turbine project in partnership with MicroTurbo and MONASH University.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Trouble in the cloud leaves businesses tied to their servers

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Cloud computing is being heralded as the next big thing. Shehnila Zardari explores for The Conversation
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Professor Kenneth Gilbert Stephens (1931-2013)

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The University honours the memory of alumnus and former Dean of the University of Surrey Faculty of Engineering, Professor Ken Stephens
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences
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