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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

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 shortlisted for National College for High Speed Rail

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Birmingham is one of four locations across the country to have been shortlisted to become the home of the National College for High Speed Rail. The new College 'hub' and a number of 'spokes' based across the country will provide training to the next generation of engineers working on the HS2 project and beyond.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

EPS in the media - June 2014

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Robots, molecules have no morals and more
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

EPS in the media - May 2014

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Higgs Boson, jelly fuel cells and black holes and more...
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

Dr Simon Cotton receives British Empire Medal

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Dr Simon Cotton, an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry received the award of the British Empire Medal for his services to Chemistry and Education
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

EPS in the media - April 2014

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Recovering platinum from road dust, nuclear waste, and chocolate being the secret to happiness.
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

EPS in the media - March 2014

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The sounds made by the Sun, how to protect yourself when GCHQ goes for your webcam and more...
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Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching

EPS in the media - February 2014

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A virtual reality version of a sunken submarine, the future of intelligent robotics, rail infrastructure, nuclear fusion and more...
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Teaching
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