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New scholarship released for Malaysian postgraduate engineering students

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After a generous donation from a University of Birmingham alumni we are delighted to announce the T.E.H. Scholarship, a new postgraduate award for 2018 entry.

Gravity sensors featured at Thames Water conference

Gravity sensors featured at Thames Water conference
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The Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology exhibited at the annual Thames Water conference last week at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. The conference, which focused on health and safety in the water industry, was attended by more than 200 industry leaders from within the water and construction industries.

Ground broken on new National Buried Infrastructure Facility

Ground broken on new National Buried Infrastructure Facility
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Construction work has begun on the new National Buried Infrastructure Facility (NBIF) at the University of Birmingham.

Birmingham joins Beijing university on education programmes

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) to create new education programmes for Chinese students.

A journey through the underworld

A journey through the underworld
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The capacity audience at Professor David Chapman's Inaugural Lecture were treated to his dramatic tunnel collapse experiment, which saw a replica of the Big Ben clock tower sitting atop sand in a Perspex box dramatically cave in and shoot through the entrance when the tunnel face support was removed.

Prestigious Scruton lecture and esteemed fellowship announcement – a night at the institution of Civil Engineers

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On Thursday 23rd November, Professor Chris Baker was granted the honour of presenting the prestigious Scruton lecture. Following this, Professor Mark Sterling, Head of the School of Engineering and Beale Professor of Civil Engineering, was named a Fellow of the Wind Engineering Society (WES).

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.

Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration

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Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration: For the 2018/19 session up to 10 scholarships with a value of £6000 will be available, for students who wish to carry out research in railway applications.

New research may help engineers and managers reduce noise and vibration produced by trains

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New research carried out by the University of Birmingham has identified news ways of reducing noise, vibration and other environmental impacts associated with railway systems.

Public transport and its implications on health

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Doctoral Researcher, Dennis Van Soest discusses a growing skepticism towards climate change and the impact this may have across many sectors.

Civil Engineering at Birmingham 2017 NSS results

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Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham 2017 National Student Survey results.

Making Problematic Ground Safe

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Ian is an international expert in why the ground shifts and – at times – collapses, often at great financial and emotional cost, and is involved in engineering new and smart techniques to make it safe.
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