News and events from around the School of Engineering

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Spring term with a virtual oSTEM

Spring term with a virtual oSTEM
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oSTEM has had a busy term including their annual STEM, LGBTQ & You conference, LGBTQ+ History Month, a photography competition and weekly virtual socials. Outgoing and incoming Chairs, Claire and Jackie tell us more.

Minister for Transport opens new rail research building at the University of Birmingham

Minister for Transport opens new rail research building at the University of Birmingham
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Andrew Stephenson, Minister of State for Transport, has formally opened a new purpose-built centre at the University of Birmingham, designed to deliver specialist research in railway engineering.

Aviation's contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small

Aviation's contribution to cutting climate change likely to be small
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Although the emissions targets for aviation are in line with the overall goals of the Paris Agreement, there is a high likelihood that the climate impact of aviation will not meet these goals, according to a new study.

Latest episode of Port Postdoc podcast explores Climate Challenge research

Latest episode of Port Postdoc podcast explores Climate Challenge research
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The second episode of the University of Birmingham-developed podcast focuses on the role of community and stakeholder engagement in climate challenge research.

School of Engineering academics win awards for outstanding research papers

School of Engineering academics win awards for outstanding research papers
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The School of Engineering is delighted to announce that academics have received the James Hill and Richard Trevithick Fund Prizes for outstanding research papers.

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26

Hydrogen-fuelled train to be showcased at COP26
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Experts at the University of Birmingham have welcomed today's announcement by Network Rail that it will be showcasing the hydrogen-powered HydroFLEX train at the COP26 Climate Change Conference.

Birmingham engineers win prestigious awards for public engagement

Birmingham engineers win prestigious awards for public engagement
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Two women engineers from the University of Birmingham's Schools of Engineering and Metallurgy and Materials have won prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Ingenious awards for public engagement collaborations.

Relaunch heralds bright new future for National College as part of University of Birmingham group

Relaunch heralds bright new future for National College as part of University of Birmingham group
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The University of Birmingham is launching the new National College for Advanced Transport and Infrastructure (NCATI) in a special collaboration between higher and further education.

University of Birmingham provides West Midlands-based SMEs with access to state-of-the-art manufacturing technology

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´╗┐The University is enabling local businesses to develop new products and processes by bringing the UK's first Desktop Metal Shop System to the West Midlands through its AMTECAA advanced manufacturing programme.

School of Engineering student wins Raymont-Osman Prize

School of Engineering student wins Raymont-Osman Prize
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The School of Engineering announces mechanical student Gabrielle McNeelance as winner of the 2021 Raymont-Osman Design and Development Prize.
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