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University of Melbourne and University of Birmingham jointly funded PhDs

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As part of a global collaboration with the University of Melbourne in research, education, and cultural engagement, we are offering up to 20 PhD scholarships, enabling research students to work with academics in Birmingham and Melbourne.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students

Professor Mark Ryan inaugurated as HP Chair in Cyber Security

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Mark Ryan, Professor in Computer Security, has been inaugurated as HP Chair in Cyber Security.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Spectral multipliers on 2-step groups: topological versus homogeneous dimension

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Sometimes you need to prove what something isn't before you can prove what it is. Our mathematicians are breaking new ground in the area of harmonic analysis.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

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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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching

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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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching
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