News and events from around the School of Engineering

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Reviewing desalination technologies to support greenhouse food production

Reviewing desalination technologies to support greenhouse food production
Description
Researchers from the Birmingham Energy Institute have reviewed desalination technologies to support greenhouse food production.

University and Industry collaborate to demonstrate at COP26 how hydrogen technology can decarbonise the railways

University and Industry collaborate to demonstrate at COP26 how hydrogen technology can decarbonise the railways
Description
Engineers at the University of Birmingham, with their industry partners Porterbrook, are demonstrating the potential of hydrogen to transform rail transport at the United Nations COP26 Climate Change Summit in Glasgow.

Royal Visitor and the Prime Minister tour Hydroflex at CoP26

Royal Visitor and the Prime Minister tour Hydroflex at CoP26
Description
His Royal Highness Prince Charles and Prime Minister Boris Johnson have visited Britain's first mainline-approved hydrogen train at the COP26 Climate Change Summit.

University of Birmingham hydrogen technology showcased at COP26 United Nations Climate Change Summit

University of Birmingham hydrogen technology showcased at COP26 United Nations Climate Change Summit
Description
Britain's first mainline-approved hydrogen-train has been operating in Glasgow to demonstrate its role in driving the green industrial revolution at the COP26 Climate Change Summit.

John Bridgwater 1938-2021

John Bridgwater 1938-2021
Description
Professor John Bridgwater's obituary

First UK fibre link network for precision timing to be established in UK by Hub researchers

First UK fibre link network for precision timing to be established in UK by Hub researchers
Description
A ground-breaking new project spearheaded by QT Hub researchers at the University of Birmingham and the National Physical Laboratory will see a fibre optic cable installed underneath the University's campus

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
Description
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
Description
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!

Hello from the Design Society!

Hello from the Design Society!
Description
The Design Society have been busy over the summer re-branding from CAD Society and can't wait to welcome you back! Their President, Sophie Davis, shares all of their plans encompassing product design as well as CAD.

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

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