Prize winners announced for climate change writing competition

Prize winners announced for climate change writing competition
Description
The winners of the University of Birmingham Climate Change Student Writing Competition 2021 have been announced, with the first prize awarded for an article on the contribution made by armed forces to climate change.
Date:
14/06/2021
Categories:
Students

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26
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Experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed today's announcement by Network Rail that it will be showcasing the hydrogen-powered HydroFLEX train at the COP26 Climate Change Conference.
Date:
28/05/2021
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Funding awarded for five new innovative clean air projects

Funding awarded for five new innovative clean air projects
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The University of Birmingham-led TRANSITION Clean Air Network today announces it is funding five new research projects aimed at improving air quality by reducing harmful transport emissions.
Date:
11/05/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Siemens Mobility and University of Birmingham announce research and innovation partnership

Siemens Mobility and University of Birmingham announce research and innovation partnership
Description
Siemens Mobility and the University of Birmingham have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish a centre of excellence for rail research and innovation in Goole, East Riding of Yorkshire.
Date:
01/04/2021

Act now to secure the UK's critical materials supply, say Birmingham experts

Act now to secure the UK's critical materials supply, say Birmingham experts
Description
The UK must act now to ensure a stable supply of technology-critical metals (TCMs) essential for its transition to clean energy, according to a new Policy Commission report produced by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/04/2021
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Centuries-old trees may be at risk of climate change death

Centuries-old trees may be at risk of climate change death
Description
Giant trees in tropical forests, witnesses to centuries of civilization, may be trapped in a dangerous feedback loop, according to a new report.
Date:
30/03/2021
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

150+ UK-China scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly

150+ UK-China scientists confirm Beijing's air quality has improved significantly
Description
Top UK and Chinese scientists studying air pollution in the megacity of Beijing and how it affects human health have published their final report.
Date:
23/03/2021
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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