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Birmingham marks progress on innovative new STEM laboratories

Birmingham marks progress on innovative new STEM laboratories
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The University of Birmingham has marked progress on an innovative new £40 million teaching laboratory which will change the way students study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.

ECUST visitors discuss future partnerships with Birmingham

ECUST visitors discuss future partnerships with Birmingham
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A senior delegation from East China University of Science and Technology (ECUST) visited the University of Birmingham to explore collaboration in engineering.

New method for tissue regeneration, inspired by nature, described by scientists

New method for tissue regeneration, inspired by nature, described by scientists
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Scientists have found a way of mimicking our body's natural healing process, using cell derived nano-sized particles called vesicles, to repair damaged tissue.

Professor Haisheng Chen secures Newton Advanced Fellowship

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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Haisheng Chen's recent application for the Royal Society Newton Advanced Fellowship has been successful. As hosts, academics from the University of Birmingham were delighted to sign the acceptance letter and now look forward to working with Prof Chen in the near future.

Strong results for Chemical Engineering in The Times 2018 guide

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Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham has maintained its third place in the UK in the latest Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

International particle technology forum helps strengthen research ties between Birmingham and China

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham's School of Chemical Engineering and Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage have recently organised and delivered the UK-China International Particle Technology Forum VI in the city of Yangzhou, China.

Researchers identify cheaper, greener biofuels processing catalyst

Researchers identify cheaper, greener biofuels processing catalyst
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Fuels that are produced from nonpetroleum-based biological sources may become greener and more affordable, thanks to research performed by the University of Birmingham and University of Illinois' Prairie Research Institute that examines the use of a processing catalyst made from palladium metal and bacteria.

Chemical Engineering 2017 NSS results

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School of Chemical Engineering 2017 National Student Survey results.

University of Birmingham welcomes Business and Energy Secretary to spark battery challenge

University of Birmingham welcomes Business and Energy Secretary to spark battery challenge
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The University of Birmingham welcomed Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark for a keynote speech on the Government's Industrial Strategy.

Guardian League Table 2018 ranks Chemical Engineering at Birmingham second in the UK

Guardian League Table 2018 ranks Chemical Engineering at Birmingham second in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham continues to rank highly at second place in the UK.

Building an artificial colon to mimic how drugs work inside the large intestine

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We have built an artificial human colon – the first working prototype of its kind – to mimic how drugs work inside the large intestine.

Chemical Engineering scientists win prestigious innovation award

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Researchers Dr Sophie Cox and PhD student Thomas Hall from the School of Chemical Engineering have won a prestigious award for the most innovative collaboration with an industry partner.
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