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Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering
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The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Willmott Dixon, have celebrated the start of development of a new School of Engineering building.
Date:
04/09/2018

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport visits Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport visits Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education
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Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, visited the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) on 30 July to learn more about how the centre is helping to improve railway systems around the world and the future of railway research and innovation.
Date:
01/08/2018

BCRRE PhD student wins prestigious ERESS award

BCRRE PhD student wins prestigious ERESS award
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Delaram Sharifi, a PhD student at the University of Birmingham, has recently been awarded this year's European partnership for railway energy settlement systems (ERESS) Award.
Date:
19/07/2018

BCRRE professors win prestigious Award for Business Advancement

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Two leaders of the Birmingham Centre for Railways and Research Education (BCRRE) received University Founders' Awards for Excellence at the Chancellor's Dinner held on Thursday 13 July.
Date:
13/07/2018

Research investment needed in railways says House of Commons Transport Committee

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The University of Birmingham's Centre for Railway Research and Education has welcomed the publication of a major report into UK rail investment, to which it contributed to as a specialist advisor.
Date:
02/07/2018

Birmingham engineer makes global impact in train design and maintenance

Birmingham engineer makes global impact in train design and maintenance
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University of Birmingham engineering expert Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen has been appointed to a key role with an international working group that aims to make railways around the globe more eco-friendly.
Date:
28/06/2018

Birmingham engineer makes a global impact in train design and maintenance

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The engineering scientist, Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen, in the School of Engineering, The University of Birmingham has been appointed as the UK principal scientist for the working group on recycling of rolling stocks of International (ISO) Standard Committee; and recently hosted 'International Expert Meeting on Recycling of Rolling Stocks' at The University in late May 2018.
Date:
26/06/2018

U.K.'s first operational hydrogen train unveiled at Rail Live by University of Birmingham researchers

U.K.'s first operational hydrogen train unveiled at Rail Live by University of Birmingham researchers
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The Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) has unveiled the U.K.'s first fully operating hydrogen train at Rail Live 2018, an annual event that brings the entire industry together to showcase UK rail expertise.
Date:
21/06/2018

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport visits Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport visits Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education
Description
Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, visited the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) yesterday (14 June) to learn more about how the centre is helping to improve railway systems around the world and to discuss how investment in rail can help support shared economic prosperity throughout the UK.
Date:
15/06/2018

Bridget Eickhoff made honorary engineering professor at Birmingham

Bridget Eickhoff made honorary engineering professor at Birmingham
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​Top railway engineer Bridget Eickhoff has been conferred as Honorary Professor at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/05/2018
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