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BUCES Update, July 2014

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The Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) has had a very busy year. Read more about what they've been up to.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Engineering Without Borders Birmingham – July 2014 Update

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The 2013/2014 academic year has been a great and busy one for Engineers Without Borders. Newly elected President David Streather tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

The EPS Reunion 2014

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On Saturday 14 June 2014 we welcomed our alumni across the School back to the University for a special day of celebrations and activities with fellow classmates and staff. Over 170 alumni and guests from as far back as 1946, up to our 2012 graduates attended this annual College event, which was opened up to all graduating years for the very first time. Read about the day and access all the photos here
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences

UBRacing celebrate success at world's largest student motorsport competition

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Students from Birmingham's UBRacing are competing in Formula Student, an international motorsport competition taking place at Silverstone from 9-13 July.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Creative planning for 'self-made' UK cities of the future

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The University of Birmingham Policy Commission on Future Urban Living launches its report in the House of Lords on Monday 7 July. The report is the culmination of a year's evidence taken from a wide range of leading practitioners and thinkers on cities from the UK and elsewhere, drawing from it ideas to inform the way we live, work and play in the cities of the future.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Wirelessly Lockpicking a Smart Card Reader

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College best publication award: Dr Flavio Garcia, School of Computer Science, summarises a study of iClass, the widely used contactless smart card.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

A manufacturing renaissance

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As UK manufacturing experiences an upturn, Professor John R. Bryson, Professor of Enterprise and Competitiveness at Birmingham Business School, explains this unexpected phenomenon.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Natural medicine is great, but chemists can make it even better

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For years humans have searched for medicines in nature. While some seek "natural cures" in order to avoid chemicals, in truth everything is made up of chemistry. But as humans, we're very good at manipulating what we find in nature – either through intention or accident.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

EPS Societies' Awards 2014

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These Awards act as a reminder of the hard work and dedication undertaken by students to make the University a better, more vibrant place to study and play. Organising committee member Daisy Partlow shares the night with us.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Civil Engineering graduates recognised for excellence in geotechnical engineering

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Two graduates from the School of Civil Engineering recently received the high accolade of being shortlisted for the Ground Engineering's Young Geotechnical Engineer award 2014. Janvi Shah was announced as the winner and Chris Shaw was highly commended at a prestigious awards ceremony, which took place in May.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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