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University Challenge: the role of railway research and innovation

Gisbert Kapp NG15
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research
Thursday 23rd May 2019 (16:30-19:00)
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Registration via the Women In Rail website.

The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research Education (BCRRE) are proud to host an event alongside Women in Rail West Midlands group. All are welcome to attend. 

Find out about the role universities play in the railway sector and how BCRRE's women at the University of Birmingham are making a difference in the sector and driving innovation. There will also be an opportunity to see the research labs and try your hand at driving a train in our simulation cab. 

Wine, soft drinks and canapes will be served. 


4.30pm – arrival drinks

5.00pm – Welcome and mini presentations:

  • Our research  
  • The academia- industry interface - Professor Bridget Eickhoff
  • Working with business  
  • Education opportunities and professional development

6.15pm - Lab tours and networking with refreshments

7.00pm - event close.

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