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Positive news for the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences as University celebrates best ever performance in National Student Survey

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Birmingham students are more satisfied with their teaching and learning than ever before according to The National Student Survey (NSS) – the most comprehensive measure of student satisfaction within higher education. The success was reflected in the College with the majority of the nine Schools seeing an increase in subject satisfaction. Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy and Computer Science saw outstanding results with 98% overall satisfaction.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Nuclear Engineering Students visit Xiamen for Clean Energy Summer School

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Four Nuclear Engineering students visited Xiamen, China, in June to participate in the Clean Energy Science and Technology Summer School.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

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

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

Birmingham engineers compete at IMechE Railway Challenge 2014

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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education entered the IMechE Railway challenge for the third time last month. With the only hydrogen-powered engine in the competition, the pioneering approach landed them 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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