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Birmingham experts develop gas turbine tech boost to electric vehicles' range

Birmingham experts develop gas turbine tech boost to electric vehicles' range
Description
Electric vehicles that travel a complete journey on each charge – making them more appealing to drivers – have moved a step closer, thanks to our research.

Daughters of Invention – Encouraging girls into STEM subjects

Daughters of Invention – Encouraging girls into STEM subjects
Description
Local Birmingham theatre in education company teams up with University of Birmingham engineers to use drama to encourage Birmingham school children into science careers.

University of Birmingham leads discussions on boosting 'clean cold' in India

University of Birmingham leads discussions on boosting 'clean cold' in India
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham led discussions on broadening the use of sustainable cooling technology in India and supporting the Indian Government's drive to meet key development targets.

Seawater wins Impact Award!

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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.

BCRRE welcomes Industrial Strategy Rail Sector Deal

BCRRE welcomes Industrial Strategy Rail Sector Deal
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) has welcomed the publication of the UK Government's Rail Sector Deal, which sets out how the Government will support innovation and enterprise in the UK railways, including the use of data.

BCRRE signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Rail Alliance

BCRRE signs a Memorandum of Understanding with Rail Alliance
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The Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) has welcomed the publication of the UK Government's Rail Sector Deal, which sets out how the Government will support innovation and enterprise in the UK railways, including the use of data.

BCRRE talks to education leaders about successful research partnerships

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Professor Clive Roberts, Director of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) will tell academic leaders about lessons learnt in leading and delivering a high-profile, successful research initiative at today's Annual Research, Development and Innovation Conference in London.

Reality or hype? Professor Bob Stone takes the long view of Virtual Reality's development

Reality or hype? Professor Bob Stone takes the long view of Virtual Reality's development
Description
Professor Bob Stone, Director of Human Interface Technologies Team from the University of Birmingham is featured in the 13 November edition of the New Electronics Digital Magazine.

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.

Birmingham Railway researchers invite insights into Africa's railway system

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Professor Clive Roberts, Director of the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE), will be delivering a workshop in Nairobi, Kenya with key stakeholders to gather in-depth knowledge of the current state of rail infrastructure, and future projects in Sub-Saharan Africa.
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