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BUCES: Welcome to the University of Birmingham!

BUCES: Welcome to the University of Birmingham!
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The Birmingham University Chemical Engineering Society (BUCES) committee, welcomes First Years to the University of Birmingham. With a family scheme and plenty of events, there's lots to get involved in with BUCES!

Eamonn Ridgley: Roads to water

Eamonn Ridgley: Roads to water
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Chemical and Energy Engineering graduate, Eamonn Ridgley, shares his story as a Technical Fellow at Caminos de Agua. His work with the Mexico-based organisation helps to bring local communities access to clean water.

A scalable process for the chemical recycling of PET using ionic organocatalysts

A scalable process for the chemical recycling of PET using ionic organocatalysts
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Professor Joe Wood has teamed up with Professor Andrew Dove of the School of Chemistry to study the chemical recycling of polyethylene terephthalate (PET), with the award of a new grant of £1.17 M from EPSRC.

Cold storage and renewable refrigeration technologies enable greener cooling future

Cold storage and renewable refrigeration technologies enable greener cooling future
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Researchers in the University of Birmingham's School of Chemical Engineering and Centre for Energy Storage are working on novel cold storage and renewable refrigeration technologies to address global energy challenges.

The 93% Club: #StateSchoolProud

The 93% Club: #StateSchoolProud
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Nazibur reflects on the the 93% Club's first year as part of the EPS Community, running professional events and supporting students from state schools. It's been a fantastic year with many employability-focused events.

Engaging with energy

Engaging with energy
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It's been another busy semester for the Birmingham Energy Society! Their President, Nandini, tells us about semester two for BES, including several online talks and networking events.

A brilliant first year for Women in Tech!

A brilliant first year for Women in Tech!
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This year, the Women in Tech society has truly flourished, running a variety of virtual events throughout both semesters. The committee reflect on their year and share exciting results from the EPS Societies' Awards!

Persevering for growth in a challenging academic year

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Despite a challenging year, the Black, Ethnic and Minority Scientists Society have persevered to give their members a sense of community, with several virtual events this semester. Co-President Foday tells us more.

A second virtual semester with Engineers Without Borders!

A second virtual semester with Engineers Without Borders!
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The pandemic hasn't stopped Engineers Without Borders - their Designathon reached new heights this year with a collaboration between all the UK chapters! Klara tells more and fills us in on the society's year.

Opening up means more picking up!

Opening up means more picking up!
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Plastic-Free UoB are thrilled to run their litter picks again and have now partnered with Hindu Climate Action to join their National Litter Pick. Interested in contributing to their amazing work - why not get in touch?

SATNAV returns to print!

SATNAV returns to print!
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With nearly 50 articles published this year, the pandemic hasn't stopped SATNAV! With their first careers event and online-exclusive magazine, Mia Wroe tells us about the society's amazing accomplishments over the year.

National Student Survey (NSS) 2021

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Our undergraduate programmes rank highly in the 2021 National Student Survey (NSS).
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