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LEGO robots inspire engineers of the future

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Engineers of the future descended upon the University to compete in the regional heats of a world-wide research and engineering competition for 9-to-16-year-olds.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Physics and Astronomy PhD student wins Hartle Award

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A PhD student from the School of Physics and Astronomy has recently won the Hartle Award for the best student talk in her session at the 21st International conference on General Relativity and Gravitation in New York (GR21). The conference was organised under the sponsorships of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Welcome to the new UBRobotics newsletter

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Welcome to UBRobotics' second newsletter, this time it's a Christmas special. December marks the end of term so there has been a lot of activity trying to finalise the robot designs ready to start manufacture early next term.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Engineers International Tour 2016

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In November, the School of Engineering RFC travelled to the University of Granada, Spain for our first international fixture. Club Chairman James O'Neill tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Alumni News: Sarah Graves

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Sarah Graves (BSc Mathematics, 2016) reflects on her time at Birmingham and tells us what she's been up to since graduating.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences

The Original Formula Student Project (1967)

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Thanks to UBRacing, Birmingham has a strong history of building racing cars and even founding the Formula Student competition. Little did we know it actually began 30 years earlier!
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences

An Evening with Carillion

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Over the past few years Carillion has become a big face of civil engineering on the University campus. It is because of this that the civil engineering students are easily able to recognise Carillion as a notable company, and they have made every effort to work with CivSoc to advertise their projects, promote their company and give students a better idea of what it is to work in the contracting industry. Beth McGoff, CivSoc's President, tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

An Evening with EDF Energy

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In October, the students of the School of Engineering hosted a careers event with EDF Energy. The evening saw 50 students from across all engineering disciplines hear from representatives of EDF's graduate strands and learn what it's like working for one of the UK's big-six energy companies. Philip Pagani and Muhammad Usman tell us more
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

A Game of Grad Jobs

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A recent mathematics graduate, Jonathon Nicholls, is the author of the newly published book "A Game of Grad Jobs" where he explores the graduate application process and how to be successful in pursuing them for post-university employment. Redbrick's News Editor and third year mathematics student Beriwan Ceren finds out more.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

A Weekend with WES

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On the 18-19 November engineers and students gathered for the annual Women's Engineering Society (WES) Student Conference at Aston University for two days of industry insight from a female perspective. Six students were fortunate enough to have the opportunity to represent the University of Birmingham at this inspirational conference.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students
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