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Royal Society Fellowship awarded for advanced robotic nuclear decommissioning research

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Dr. Rustam Stolkin, Senior Birmingham Fellow in Robotics, has recently been awarded a Royal Society Industry Fellowship, entitled 'Advanced robotic manipulation for nuclear decommissioning'.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2016

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Potential for chaos on the London underground, using Virtual Reality for military training and more...
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Voting from your smartphone: The electronic future of democracy

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In the EU Referendum, you will have voted by visiting your local polling station, noting your decision on a piece of card and then submitting it by posting it into a sealed box. But what if the whole process could be completed by using a smartphone?
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Beauty and Strangeness in Particle Physics

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The focus of Cristina's current research – which she outlined in her recent Inaugural Lecture, 'Beauty and Strangeness in Particle Physics' – is the study of the behaviour of particles containing the beauty and strange quarks in the LHCb and NA62 experiments at CERN.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Merging binary black holes formed through chemically homogeneous evolution

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Like paparazzi, we try to capture the most intimate moments of the stellar world's rock stars as they burn brightly and die young – using gravitational waves to observe the black holes they leave behind and discover how they were formed.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Using novel materials to power fuel cell technology towards mainstream use

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We are using novel materials to power fuel cell technology towards mainstream use.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - June 2016

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A second discovery for the Gravitational Wave group, robot Betty goes to work and more...
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Combining machine learning with astrophysics

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Our artificial intelligence experts and astronomers have joined forces to combine machine learning with astrophysics to detect galaxy clusters billions of light years away.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

The Art of Processing Ceramics - Professor Jon Binner

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Professor Jon Binner has worked in academia all his professional life, but he doesn't consider himself a typical academic. That's because the eminent materials engineer gets more of a buzz from seeing his research turned into real-life applications than he does from doing pure science.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - May 2016

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Restarting the Large Hadron Collider, 'cold-power' technologies, backed by the Government's Thermal Energy Research Accelerator and more...
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