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Chemical Engineering alumna awarded an OBE for services to STEM Education

Chemical Engineering alumna awarded an OBE for services to STEM Education
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We delighted to announce that Chemical Engineering graduate Yvonne Baker has been awarded the OBE in the 2022 New Year Honours.

Plastic-Free's 2021 round-up

Plastic-Free's 2021 round-up
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This year we introduced Sustainable Swaps! Our tried and tested, honest reviews of plastic-free alternatives to introduce into your daily life. Plus more litter picks, talks and activities. Cameron tells us more.

A term of insightful talks

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Although this past year has been very difficult; for us as a society to continue growing our impact, we have adapted by offering insightful talks and trips in the new year. Joshua Hill tells us what they've been up to.

An amazing in-person term with EWB!

An amazing in-person term with EWB!
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It's been a great start to the year for EWB with a return to in-person socials, workshops and outreach. Arusha fills us in on what they've been up to.

HTI achieves awards for sustainability

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The University of Birmingham's Healthcare Technologies Institute's has won awards for its commitment to ensuring its laboratories and offices are operated in an environmentally friendly way.

Demand Hub offers advice on med tech innovation

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Demand Hub offers advice on med tech innovation

Birmingham Biotech and the University of Birmingham sign licensing agreement for anti-viral nasal spray against COVID-19

Birmingham Biotech and the University of Birmingham sign licensing agreement for anti-viral nasal spray against COVID-19
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Birmingham Biotech Ltd and the University of Birmingham have signed a licensing agreement to commercialise a novel anti-viral nasal spray that protects against COVID-19.

John Bridgwater 1938-2021

John Bridgwater 1938-2021
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Professor John Bridgwater's obituary

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.
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