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Year 12 Engineering Taster Day

Date
10/07/2019
Description
The University of Birmingham Engineering Taster Day is a chance for year 12 students to get information on studying engineering at University. The day will include sample lectures, and an interactive engineering session.
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Birmingham Scientists take their research to Parliament!

Birmingham Scientists take their research to Parliament!
Description
Dr Anjana Kothandaraman and Khadijat Olorunlambe recently attended Parliament to present their engineering research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN.

Seawater wins Impact Award!

Description
Professor Philip Davies, a Professorial Research Fellow at the School of Engineering has been recognised for his revolutionary research into seawater greenhouses that has enabled food to be grown sustainably in arid world regions.

Nine Highly Cited Researchers at University of Birmingham named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Nine Highly Cited Researchers at University of Birmingham named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List
Description
A global list of the most highly cited researchers has found eight University of Birmingham academics to be amongst the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe.

First University of Birmingham-SMRT rail students complete studies in Singapore.

First University of Birmingham-SMRT rail students complete studies in Singapore.
Description
The first students have completed their studies as part of a unique railway education partnership between the University of Birmingham and Singapore's public transport services provider SMRT.

Gravity pioneer: industry leaders enter partnership to develop new industry of gravity sensors

Description
A UK consortium of leading scientific and engineering companies has come together to develop a new industry of quantum cold-atom sensors that will detect and monitor objects beneath the ground better than any current technology, thereby reducing the need for investigative drilling or digging.

Gravity Power: Industry leaders enter partnership to develop new industry of quantum gravity sensors

Gravity Power: Industry leaders enter partnership to develop new industry of quantum gravity sensors
Description
A UK consortium of leading scientific and engineering companies has come together to develop a new industry of quantum cold-atom sensors that will detect and monitor objects beneath the ground better than any current technology, thereby reducing the need for investigative drilling or digging.

University of Birmingham signs joint initiative to develop HydroFlex – the UK's first hydrogen train

University of Birmingham signs joint initiative to develop  HydroFlex – the UK's first hydrogen train
Description
The UK's first hydrogen powered train will be created following a new joint initiative between the University of Birmingham's Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education ('BCRRE') and Porterbrook.

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering
Description
The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Willmott Dixon, have celebrated the start of development of a new School of Engineering building.

Eyes for sore sites: a life of geophysics

Eyes for sore sites: a life of geophysics
Description
Feature article on the life and career of Nigel Cassidy, Professor of Geotechnical Infrastructure Engineering, who recently delivered his Inaugural Lecture, entitled 'Eyes for sore sites: a life of geophysics'

Project launches to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences

Project launches to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences
Description
The University of Birmingham has been awarded a slice of £5.5 million funding for a project to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences.

A new home for the School of Engineering

A new home for the School of Engineering
Description
The University of Birmingham is embarking on a new ambitious building project in partnership with Willmott Dixon, which will deliver a new home for the University of Birmingham's School of Engineering.

The William E Lardner Award in Civil Engineering

Description
Civil Engineering at Birmingham is pleased to announce that in conjunction with Mr Lardner, it is able to offer the highly prestigious Mr William E Lardner award for the 2018/19 session.
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