News and Events


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.

UBRobotics relaunch

UBRobotics relaunch
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UBRobotics have relaunched with some fantastic new plans for 2021-22. The committee tell us more and with workshops for beginners, speaker events, trips and competitions, UBRobotics really have something for everyone!

Electrical Engineering graduate named Birmingham Alumni's Volunteer of the Month

Electrical Engineering graduate named Birmingham Alumni's Volunteer of the Month
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We are delighted to announce that the University's Development and Alumni Relations Office has named Henda Grion as Volunteer of the Month for August 2021 in recognition of all she does for the School of Engineering.

We're back with a bang!

We're back with a bang!
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The Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering Society are ready to welcome you back with a bang! With a whole host of social, technical and professional events, the new EESE committee have something for everyone.

National Student Survey (NSS) 2021

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Our Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering undergraduate programmes rank highly in the 2021 National Student Survey (NSS).

Global approach is needed on battery regulation

Global approach is needed on battery regulation
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New European Union regulations on batteries could offer a huge boost to the global decarbonisation mission – but only if it leverages its political and economic weight to ensure a fairer global marketplace.

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.

Latest episode of Port Postdoc podcast explores Climate Challenge research

Latest episode of Port Postdoc podcast explores Climate Challenge research
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The second episode of the University of Birmingham-developed podcast focuses on the role of community and stakeholder engagement in climate challenge research.

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26
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Experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed today's announcement by Network Rail that it will be showcasing the hydrogen-powered HydroFLEX train at the COP26 Climate Change Conference.

Relaunch heralds bright new future for National College as part of University of Birmingham group

Relaunch heralds bright new future for National College as part of University of Birmingham group
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The University of Birmingham is launching the new National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure (NCATI) in a special collaboration between higher and further education.

Heritage railway joins forces to build a locomotive for the future

Heritage railway joins forces to build a locomotive for the future
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The Severn Valley Railway has teamed up with the University of Birmingham and local start-up company, Vanguard Sustainable Transport Solutions, to work on a ground-breaking scheme.

New School of Engineering completed at University of Birmingham

New School of Engineering completed at University of Birmingham
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Building work has completed this month (February 2021) on the £46.5m School of Engineering at the University of Birmingham thanks to national contractor, Willmott Dixon.

Electrical Engineering graduate interviewed for the IET

Electrical Engineering graduate interviewed for the IET
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Recent electrical engineering graduate Inge-Sarah Andersen has been featured in the Institute of Engineering and Technology's E&T Magazine.

STEM, LGBTQ & You is back!

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oSTEM has something exciting to announce… STEM, LGBTQ & You 2021 is on its way! Put Friday 19 February in the diary and be sure to register!

RailSoc's 4th year, and a new Chair

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An unusual year for the new Chair to pick up the mantel of running the Society, but RailSoc has ridden the pandemic well. Richard Pengelly explains what the Society has been up to this autumn.
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