News and events from around the School of Engineering

Events

Selected news

Civil Engineering at Birmingham 2019 NSS results

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The Department of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham receives excellent ratings in the 2019 National Student Survey results.

Civil Engineering at Birmingham rises into the top ten in the 2020 Guardian University Rankings

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Guardian University Rankings 2020 - This high ranking in the Guardian University Guide comes after our excellent ranking in the National Student Survey.

Mainline Testing of UK's First Hydrogen Train Gets Green Light

Mainline Testing of UK's First Hydrogen Train Gets Green Light
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Porterbrook and the University of Birmingham's Centre for Railway Research and Education today announce that the UK's first hydrogen train will be tested on the mainline railway following a successful proof-of-concept.

Super Cube Challenge 2019

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The School of Engineering recently hosted Super Cube, a competition between groups of full-time students on the Geotechnical Engineering Masters degree programme.

Vice-Chancellor visits Engineering Societies!

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School of Engineering welcomes a visit from Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham who came to meet our motor racing societies, UB Racing and Brum Eco Racing.

Student's response to Guardian news feature branding concrete as "one of the most dangerous materials on the planet"

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Callum White, a fourth year student from the School of Engineering has recently related his final year research project to the Guardian newspaper in an article featured during Concrete Week.

University of Birmingham to support local Institute of Technology

University of Birmingham to support local Institute of Technology
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This week, the government announced funding for twelve Institutes of Technology to be developed across the UK and the University of Birmingham is honoured to support the programme.

University of Birmingham signs strategic partnership agreement with Transport Systems Catapult

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University of Birmingham sign strategic business partnership with Transport Systems Catapult

Birmingham Scientists take their research to Parliament!

Birmingham Scientists take their research to Parliament!
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Dr Anjana Kothandaraman and Khadijat Olorunlambe recently attended Parliament to present their engineering research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN.

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

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