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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
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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.

The William E Lardner Award in Civil Engineering

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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.

Civil Engineering at Birmingham 2018 NSS results

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The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham receives excellent ratings in the 2018 National Student Survey results.

Birmingham engineer makes a global impact in train design and maintenance

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The engineering scientist, Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen, in the School of Engineering, The University of Birmingham has been appointed as the UK principal scientist for the working group on recycling of rolling stocks of International (ISO) Standard Committee; and recently hosted 'International Expert Meeting on Recycling of Rolling Stocks' at The University in late May 2018.

Birmingham Professor wins Overall Winner Award at Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands Awards 2018

Birmingham Professor wins Overall Winner Award at Institution of Civil Engineers West Midlands Awards 2018
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On Wednesday 9 May, Nicole Metje, Professor of Infrastructure Monitoring at the University of Birmingham, picked up the Overall Winner and Studies & Research Award at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) West Midlands Awards 2018.

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.
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