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Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration

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Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration: For the 2018/19 session up to 10 scholarships with a value of £6000 will be available, for students who wish to carry out research in railway applications.
Date:
05/10/2017

New research may help engineers and managers reduce noise and vibration produced by trains

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New research carried out by the University of Birmingham has identified news ways of reducing noise, vibration and other environmental impacts associated with railway systems.
Date:
05/09/2017

Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy visits University to learn more about innovative industrial research and education

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Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, visited the University of Birmingham on Monday 24 July to learn more about the innovative industrial research and education taking place at the College of Engineering and Physical Science.
Date:
10/08/2017

Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership

Universities and industry unite in £92 million UK railway research partnership
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A partnership between the rail supply industry and a consortium of eight universities has secured £92 million to fund research aimed at establishing the UK as a world-leading centre of railway excellence.
Date:
10/07/2017

Railway students excel in 2017 Railway Challenge competition

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A team of railway students from the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), partnered with Aegis Engineering Systems, have won second prize in the annual IMechE Railway Challenge.
Date:
03/07/2017

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability
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Singapore's largest railway operator and the University of Birmingham - one of the UK's top universities for railway science and education - have embarked on four research projects that will enhance the reliability of railway networks.
Date:
11/05/2017

Permanent Secretary for BEIS visits Railway Centre

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Alex Chisholm, Permanent Secretary for the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), visited the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) to meet the Centre's leading digital railway experts, and discover cutting-edge technology in the railway laboratories.
Date:
02/03/2017

Birmingham signs rail agreement with top Chinese university

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The University of Birmingham today signed an agreement with Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) for research experts to work together on developing technology to help make railways safer and more efficient.
Date:
14/02/2017

Passengers take mobile measure of comfort for railway companies

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Passengers could soon be using their mobile phones to help rail companies around the globe improve the ride quality on their trains, thanks to new research.
Date:
13/02/2017

Rail Minister visits leading BCRRE digital railway labs

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Paul Maynard MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport, visited the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) to meet the Centre's leading digital railway experts and see the cutting-edge technology in the Centre's rail labs.
Date:
13/02/2017
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