News and events from around the School of Engineering

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Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme

Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme
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The UK's ability to predict solar superstorms and other severe space weather events is to get a significant upgrade with the launch of two major research projects led by the University of Birmingham.

Students scoop funding to develop prototype to tackle litter issues

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Mechanical Engineering students Lucie Gale and Anthony Fong from College of Engineering and Physical Sciences and College of Social Sciences' Economics student Shubhansh Bharati scoop first prize at VC's Challenge 2020.

COVID-19: How does it impact your existing grants?

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Information on existing grants within the School of Engineering in light of the recent COVID-19 pandemic.

Double award marks University's commitment to gender equality

Double award marks University's commitment to gender equality
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The University of Birmingham has achieved two prestigious awards from the Athena SWAN Foundation, recognising its commitment to gender equality.

University of Birmingham pays tribute to Dr Arun Kamtekar

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The University of Birmingham is very sad to share the news that Dr Arun Kamtekar, of the School of Engineering, passed away after contracting Covid-19.

Birmingham engineers partner with India's Government to boost rural roads

Birmingham engineers partner with India's Government to boost rural roads
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University of Birmingham civil engineering experts will work with India's Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) to create a hi-tech monitoring system to check for damage and deterioration on the country's rural roads.

University of Birmingham student wins cyber security scholarship prize

University of Birmingham student wins cyber security scholarship prize
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A University of Birmingham student has won a scholarship prize worth £1,000 from global cyber security firm MetaCompliance.

Transformative 3D printing approach established from insight into developmental biology

Transformative 3D printing approach established from insight into developmental biology
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Engineers need to get more creative in their approach to design and additive manufacturing (AM) systems, by taking inspiration from the way humans grow and develop, say researchers at the University of Birmingham.

Visiting University Professor of Innovation awarded with a CBE!

Visiting University Professor of Innovation awarded with a CBE!
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Visiting Professor of Innovation from Royal Academy of Engineers, Professor John Nolan presented with a CBE in the New Year's Honours List "for services to structural engineering and the construction industry".

Birmingham research fellow recognised for encouraging young people to study engineering

Birmingham research fellow recognised for encouraging young people to study engineering
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Dr Naomi Green, a Research Fellow in Biomedical Engineering, has won the Stephenson Award for her work to encourage more young people to the engineering profession and engaging them in STEM subjects.
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