Dr Mark Read, a researcher in nuclear materials and energy production at the University of Birmingham, has been appointed as international expert to two universities in China as part of a government-funded programme to support innovation in Chinese higher education.
University of Birmingham energy experts have joined counterparts from around the world as founder members of a new research network aiming to help solve global energy problems.
University of Birmingham scientists are paving the way to swap the lithium in lithium-ion batteries with sodium, according to research published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.
The University of Birmingham welcomed senior leaders from Nanjing Municipal Government to continue discussions with Birmingham's sister city around working on a range of projects.
University of Birmingham clean cold experts are helping Indian farmers take the next sustainable steps towards doubling farmers' incomes and ensuring that people across India can eat the foods that allow them to live a healthy and active life.
When Lithium Ion batteries degrade they pose a fire or even an explosion risk and the UK lacks the facilities to recycle them. The Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials have been speaking to 'Wired' and 'Which?' Magazine about their plans to overcome this challenge.
This week, BBC World Hacks interviewed Ian Tansley, Peter Dearman and Professor Toby Peters about the vast and expensive system to keep things cool across the world. This system costs billions and has a big environmental cost, but in poorer countries, this 'cold chain' is just in its infancy.