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Scientists working to improve facemasks used by COVID-19 frontline NHS staff

Scientists working to improve facemasks used by COVID-19 frontline NHS staff
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Scientists at the Healthcare Technologies Institute, University of Birmingham and King's College London are working on a solution to improve the seal and fit of facemasks used in hospitals during the COVID-19 crisis.

Scientists create 'Chemical gardens' that can be used as bone substitute materials

Scientists create 'Chemical gardens' that can be used as bone substitute materials
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A new way of making bone-replacement materials that allows for cells to grow around and inside them has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Metal mimicry: Healthcare Technologies Institute exhibit at Thinktank Lates

Metal mimicry: Healthcare Technologies Institute exhibit at Thinktank Lates
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The University of Birmingham Public Engagement with Research Team recently organised the Thinktank Lates event at the Thinktank Birmingham Science Museum.

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge

Birmingham's liquid lead in cracking global energy storage challenge
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Developed by University of Birmingham academics, liquid air energy storage could play a part in helping to crack the global challenge faced by electricity providers of balancing power supply and demand.

Dr Sophie Cox shortlisted for West Midlands Tech Award

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Dr Sophie Cox, a lecturer in Healthcare Technologies has been shortlisted for the Woman in Tech award at the West Midlands Tech Awards 2019.

lifETIME CDT rotational training course

lifETIME CDT rotational training course
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The lifETIME CDT rotational training course was held on 14th – 18th October 2019 at the University of Birmingham and Aston University respectively.

Method for 3D printing of soft materials in fine detail

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University of Birmingham's Healthcare Technologies Institute scientists have developed an innovative approach to the 3D printing of soft materials with additive manufacturing.

New Multi-partner £6.5M grant will help scientists, engineers, and clinicians train algorithms to solve energy, manufacturing, and healthcare problems

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University of Birmingham experts have recently won funding from the UK Government's EPSRC, to enhance productivity and efficiency across the healthcare and manufacturing sectors.

Academic wins the Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2019

Academic wins the Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2019
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Professor Paula Mendes recently won the Academic Award at the Midlands Women in Tech Awards on Thursday 3 October 2019.

New 3D printing technique for biomaterials

New 3D printing technique for biomaterials
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A new way of 3D printing soft materials such as gels and collagens offers a major step forward in the manufacture of artificial medical implants.

University of Birmingham announced as finalist in Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition 2019

University of Birmingham announced as finalist in Royal Society of Chemistry Emerging Technologies Competition 2019
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A group of scientists at the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted by the Royal Society of Chemistry for this year's Emerging Technologies Competition.

Professor Paula Mendes is shortlisted for Women in Technology Award

Professor Paula Mendes is shortlisted for Women in Technology Award
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Professor of Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology in the School of Chemical Engineering, Paula Mendes has been shortlisted for the Academic Award at the Midlands Women in Tech Awards 2019.
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