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Professor Sir Martin Sweeting delivers the inaugural EPS Distinguished Lecture

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On Wednesday 5th March Professor Sir Martin Sweeting, Director of the Surrey Space Centre, delivered the first EPS Distinguished Lecture. Students Ceri Bradshaw, Rob Brennan-Craddock and Graham Kirkby summarise the event.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

SET for Britain

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In March 2014 doctoral researcher Rebecca Sindall presented her research into the optimisation of renewable energy to MPs and engineering experts at the Houses of Parliament as part of the Set for Britain competition.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students

First year of Beale Lectures proves highly popular

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As a response to students' wishes to hear more from the civil engineering and related industry, the School organised a programme of a dozen extra-curricular lectures, delivered after the end of the usual teaching day, on Tuesday evenings. Read more on what the series is all about.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

BUCES Update, March 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

UBRacing enters global arena

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Birmingham's Formula Student racing team, UBRacing, based in the School of Mechanical Engineering, found an extra gear last year taking a new approach to development by visiting their counterparts at South China University of Technology and Hefei University of Technology.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

My path to interview expertise

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Student Emily Doyle shares interview advice based on her experience of the recruitment process for a year in industry.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

How to make a mark on your first year CV!

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2nd year Chemistry student Aisha Jabeen Syed details her experience of crafting an impressive first year CV.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

ClimateSnack

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ClimateSnack is an international and inter-disciplinary community where young scientists (graduate students and post-docs) get together to improve their writing and communication skills. The group provides a platform to discuss and give feedback on ideas and articles written by the members.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Placements: how to get them

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This is the second instalment of a series of articles geared towards giving advice on all topics surrounding placements. Unsure if a placement in industry is for you? Read the first article in the series which discusses the benefits of seeking a placement in industry. If now you're convinced that a placement will be beneficial for you (it will!), read on to find out how to get one as a student at the University of Birmingham.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Engineering Without Borders Birmingham – Cameroon Catalyst

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The 2013 Autumn Semester has seen Engineers Without Borders Birmingham take up a long-term international development project with Southampton-based Cameroon Catalyst. Since 2009 the group has undertaken yearly design projects that are delivered to the village of Bambouti in Cameroon. In early 2013 they approached EWB Birmingham with the view to expand throughout the UK and Birmingham.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students
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