News and events from around the School of Engineering

Events

Selected news

Work completes on new railway research centre at the University of Birmingham

Work completes on new railway research centre at the University of Birmingham
Description
A new purpose-built centre designed to deliver specialist research in digital railway engineering has been opened at the University of Birmingham.

TRA VISIONS 2020 won by Birmingham Rail Engineer

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TRA VISIONS 2020 won by Birmingham Rail Engineer, Dr Sakdirat Kaewunruen from the University of Birmingham back in September 2020.

Ronjon Nag Entrepreneurship Competition

Description
Birmingham graduate, Ronjon Nag has created a £5,000 prize for the student tech project or business idea with the strongest commercial potential. Competition deadline is 16 August 2020.

Sunny, with a mild chance of catastrophe

Sunny, with a mild chance of catastrophe
Description
This Space Weather Instrumentation, Measurement, Modelling and Risk [SWIMMR] programme will develop and deploy new instruments, models and services to support the space weather community and the Met Office.

Testing quantum gravity sensors with the British Geological Survey

Testing quantum gravity sensors with the British Geological Survey
Description
Testing quantum gravity sensors with the British Geological Survey

Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme

Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme
Description
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

Description
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?

Description
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
Description
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

Description
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.
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