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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

New microwave circuits for communication and sensing systems

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College best publication: New types of very high performance filters based on novel materials such as superconductors or ferroelectric and/or new fabrication technologies such as micromachined circuits are transforming everyday lives from broadcast, television and mobile phone communications technology to internet infrastructure, weather prediction.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Scientists redefine production of world's third hardest material

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Dr Isaac Chang from the School of Metallurgy and Materials was interviewed by The Manufacturer about his recent project, funded by the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, to look at reducing the costs of producing boron carbide.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Collaborative effort with Computer Science student helps boost fundraising

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As a trustee on one of the trusts which support University of Birmingham scholarships, David Seccombe has played a very active role in supporting students to achieve their full potential. So when he decided to embark on a charity trek across the coast of North Wales, Computer Science student Kian Mistry, stepped in to return the favour. Read More
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Professor of Civil Engineering receives prestigious accolade from leading Middle East University

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Professor Charalampos Baniotopoulos, Chair of Sustainable Energy Systems and Director of the Resilience Centre in the School of Civil Engineering was awarded the title of Honorary Professor of the Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST), last month.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

It's fruit, but not as we know it: Simon Cotton explains how 'bubbleberries' can look like strawberries and taste of gum

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Dr Simon Cotton, School of Chemistry, disects bubbleberries for The Conversation
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

EPS in the media - May 2014

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Higgs Boson, jelly fuel cells and black holes and more...
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

Tactical manoeuvres: making votes count in elections

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Dr David Craven, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Mathematics, explores the potential outcomes and inherent problems of using tactical voting in this month's European elections to keep out UKIP.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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