News and events from around the School of Engineering

Events

Selected news

Birmingham desalination technology starts field tests in Palestine

Birmingham desalination technology starts field tests in Palestine
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Birmingham desalination technology starts field tests in Palestine

Birmingham 'superalloys' researcher amongst new cohort of Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowships

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Dr Alexander (Sandy) Knowles, a University of Birmingham researcher specialising in high performance 'superalloys' is one of 18 academics awarded a prestigious Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellowship.

Robots Need a New Philosophy to Get a Grip

Robots Need a New Philosophy to Get a Grip
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Robots need to know the reason why they are doing a job if they are to effectively and safely work alongside people in the near future, according to new research by the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics.

'Best Overall Paper' win at the International Radar Symposium Conference in Germany

'Best Overall Paper' win at the International Radar Symposium Conference in Germany
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Ana Stroescu, Dom Phippen and Supervisors Professor Marina Gashinova and Professor Mike Cherniakov from Microwave Integrated Systems Laboratory, won Best Overall Paper award at International Radar Symposium Conference.

Successes at the ICE West Midlands Awards

Successes at the ICE West Midlands Awards
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Professor Nicole Metje (and colleagues) and former student Becky Drew from the School of Engineering celebrate joint successes at the ICE West Midlands Awards!

Dynamic duo break public engagement record with 'Sir Paul Curran Award' for collaboration work!

Dynamic duo break public engagement record with 'Sir Paul Curran Award' for collaboration work!
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Dr Gareth Dorrian from the University of Birmingham and Dr Ian Whittaker from NTU have recently won the prestigious inaugural 'Sir Paul Curran Award' for excellence in academic communication in The Conversation.

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.
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