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Industrial teaching collaboration in Mechanical Engineering

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Within the Mechanical Design B module offered to Year 3 Mechanical Engineering students Dr. Mozafar Saadat, Senior Lecturer and module co-ordinator, collaborated with Moog Controls Ltd, part of the global company Moog Aerospace in order to enrich the students' design learning experience by providing an industrially relevant case study and real-life engineering experience.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Teaching

Formula Student Team from Hefei University of Technology, China visit UBRacing at Birmingham

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The University of Birmingham's Formula Student racing team recently hosted the Chinese Formula Student Champions and collaboration partners Hefei University of Technology (HFUT). HFUT were crowned Champions of the Chinese competition in March and were invited to participate in the UK version of Formula Student by the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. .
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Teaching

Congratulations Class of 2014!

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On behalf of all academic and support staff in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, we'd like to say a huge congratulations to all our undergraduate and post-graduate graduates who received their degree certifications earlier in July after lots of hard work and dedication!
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

New machine tools from Mazak boost research collaboration and teaching in manufacturing

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The School of Mechanical Engineering recently took delivery of two brand new, state-of-the-art machine tools from Yamazaki Mazak UK. The provision further strengthens the long established relationship between the University and Mazak, who already provide significant support to UBRacing.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Teaching

Birmingham at the IMechE Railway Challenge

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For the third year in succession the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education have entered a vehicle in the IMechE Railway Challenge. With the only hydrogen-powered engine in the competition, the team had an excellent experience and achieved 3rd place in the competition.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

University of Birmingham launches the Rocketry Society

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The University of Birmingham Rocketry Society (UBRS) is the newest and most explosive EPS group yet! Dan Luckett, Maths student and Deputy Director-General, tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

AstroSoc Update - July 2014

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It's been an exciting and enjoyable year for the Astronomical Society with a growing portfolio of events and projects. AstroSoc President Paul Carter summarises 2014.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

MathSoc Update - July 2014

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It's been an incredibly busy and successful year for MathSoc. Outgoing President Phoebe Facer and incoming President Eve Dam tell us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Birmingham University Materials Society - July 2014

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Outgoing Presidents Geena Rait and Vicky Hatwell provide their final BUMS update of 2014 and reintroduce the Materials Ball.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

UBRacing at Formula Student 2014

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2014 marked the 17th year of UBRacing and saw the team attend the 16th Formula Student UK competition. Out of 97 competing student teams in the Class 1 events, UBRacing finished with an overall placing of 19th and 6th out of the UK teams! Pippi Hornsby, outgoing Head of Media for UBRacing and new Mechanical Engineering graduate tells us more.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students
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