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To infinity and beyond

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Feature on the career of Professor Chris Good, Deputy Head of the School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham.

New Professor appointed to the School of Mathematics

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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce the appointment of Professor Marta Mazzocco at the School of Mathematics.

Birmingham mathematician takes his research to Parliament

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Dr Meurig Gallagher, 29, a Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, hailing from Tongwynlais, Cardiff, is attending Parliament to present his mathematics research to a range of politicians and a panel of expert judges, as part of STEM for BRITAIN on Monday 12 March.

Birmingham researchers chosen to help deliver £6.6 million transformative research programme

Birmingham researchers chosen to help deliver £6.6 million transformative research programme
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The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) has enlisted the support of researchers at the University of Birmingham to help deliver an ambitious £6.6 million programme of transformative engineering research, in an announcement made last week (15 January), to mark the Year of Engineering.

Classic mathematical model could help treat infertility

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Using mathematics to treat male infertility might seem rather unlikely, but Birmingham postgraduate student Gemma Cupples has taken a classic mathematical model and extended it to create a way to study the swimming behaviour of sperm that could lead to better conception rates.

National Biofilms Innovation Centre

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The UK's world-class expertise in the research of biofilms has been recognised through the launch of a new National Biofilms Innovation Centre (NBIC). The University of Birmingham is already a major player in biofilm research in many different disciplines. Research here ranges from studying biofilms in rivers, through using biofilms to improve stress resistance of biocatalysis, to investigating new ways to combat biofilms on medical devices or on human tissues.

Einstein, Star Trek, and Gauss inspire Professor Paul Flavell

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Earlier this year, Professor Paul Flavell, Head of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham, gave a public talk to celebrate becoming a Professor.

Birmingham marks progress on innovative new STEM laboratories

Birmingham marks progress on innovative new STEM laboratories
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The University of Birmingham has marked progress on an innovative new £40 million teaching laboratory which will change the way students study Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) subjects.

Mathematics at Birmingham 2017 NSS results

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School of Mathematics at the University of Birmingham 2017 National Student Survey results.

Nobel Prize-winning scientists awarded honorary degrees

Nobel Prize-winning scientists awarded honorary degrees
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Two Nobel Prize-winning physicists have received honorary degrees from the University of Birmingham.
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