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EPS students secure major scholarships

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Earlier this year EPS students were awarded prestigious scholarships from BP STEM and Caterpillar UK. These scholarships are awarded to high performing students, and offers them the opportunity to showcase their talent.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Students

Powdered alcohol and space diapers have something in common

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Dr Simon Cotton, School of Chemistry, sheds light on recent headlines on powdered alcohol.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Nanomaterials: no small matter

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Interview with Birmingham Fellow, Pola Goldberg Oppenheimer: Pola leads a research group focusing on Advanced Materials, Structures and Applications (AMSA) in the School of Chemical Engineering. This summer, she will address listeners at the 2014 Soapbox Science event at London's Southbank having been selected as a leading UK female scientist.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

In the driving seat of fundamental science

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Interview with Professor John Bridgeman, Director of Research and Knowledge Transfer
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

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
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