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New hardship grants for engineering students funded by Birmingham graduate, Emeritus Professor Barry P Hughes

New hardship grants for engineering students funded by Birmingham graduate, Emeritus Professor Barry P Hughes
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We are delighted to announce a new bursary to support students in the School of Engineering who are experiencing financial difficulty thanks to the generosity of Emeritus Professor Barry P Hughes.

Global Engineering Brigades' summer term

Global Engineering Brigades' summer term
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The Global Engineering Brigades have continued their plans to design a water system in a rural community in Honduras. Preparations for the next brigade will get fully underway after summer - read more to get involved!

A second virtual semester with Engineers Without Borders!

A second virtual semester with Engineers Without Borders!
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The pandemic hasn't stopped Engineers Without Borders - their Designathon reached new heights this year with a collaboration between all the UK chapters! Klara tells more and fills us in on the society's year.

Opening up means more picking up!

Opening up means more picking up!
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Plastic-Free UoB are thrilled to run their litter picks again and have now partnered with Hindu Climate Action to join their National Litter Pick. Interested in contributing to their amazing work - why not get in touch?

A busy year for WISE!

A busy year for WISE!
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Another busy year for WISE, with a plethora of online events and virtual outreach. Sarah Lloyd tells us more about semester two with WISE and some of the 23 events they have been involved in this year!

An industrious year for RailSoc

An industrious year for RailSoc
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With a record number of industrial talks from RailSoc this year, they have continued to thrive during the pandemic! Their Chair, Richard Pengelly, tells us more about RailSoc's busy semester.

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education welcomes new Professor in Rail Strategy

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education welcomes new Professor in Rail Strategy
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The School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Paul Plummer as its new Professor of Railway Strategy.

Spring term with a virtual oSTEM

Spring term with a virtual oSTEM
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oSTEM has had a busy term including their annual STEM, LGBTQ & You conference, LGBTQ+ History Month, a photography competition and weekly virtual socials. Outgoing and incoming Chairs, Claire and Jackie tell us more.

'Best club in the world'

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A triumphant year for Engineering RFC with even more wins under their belt as well as a new alliance to tackle their rivals, UBRFC. Samraj lets us in on what makes Engineering RFC the 'best club in the world'!

Minister for Transport opens new rail research building at the University of Birmingham

Minister for Transport opens new rail research building at the University of Birmingham
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Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State for Transport, has formally opened a new purpose-built centre at the University of Birmingham, designed to deliver specialist research in railway engineering.

Semester 2 with CivSoc

Semester 2 with CivSoc
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This semester, CivSoc have continued to bring their members a sense of community with their industrial events, socials and sporting activities. We also welcome a new CivSoc committee to take on the reins!

School of Engineering academics win awards for outstanding research papers

School of Engineering academics win awards for outstanding research papers
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The School of Engineering is delighted to announce that academics have received the James Hill and Richard Trevithick Fund Prizes for outstanding research papers.
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