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Professor John Knott OBE, FREng, FRS

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Notice of the death of Professor John Knott, OBE, FREng, FRS, and invitation to attend a commemorative day on Thursday 19 April 2018 to celebrate his many academic achievements.

The Faraday Institution Announces £42 Million for Energy Storage Research

The Faraday Institution Announces £42 Million for Energy Storage Research
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Today (23 January 2018) the Faraday Institution announced up to £42 million in new government funding to four UK-based consortia to conduct application-inspired research aimed at overcoming battery challenges to accelerate the electric vehicle (EV) revolution.

University of Birmingham establishes National Centre for Nuclear Robotics

University of Birmingham establishes National Centre for Nuclear Robotics
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The University of Birmingham is leading a consortium of eight universities, with £42m of new investment, to establish the National Centre for Nuclear Robotics (NCNR).

Birmingham joins Beijing university on education programmes

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with the University of Science and Technology Beijing (USTB) to create new education programmes for Chinese students.

EMUSIC mid-term report shows progress being made on improving manufacturing efficiency

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The Efficient Manufacturing for Aerospace Components USing Additive Manufacturing, Net Shape HIP and Investment Casting (EMUSIC) project has published its summary mid-term report. The report shows progress is being made in improving the quality of net shape manufacturing processes, which is important in creating in improving the quality of aerospace components whilst reducing the financial and environmental costs arising from manufacturing errors.

Shedding Light on New Battery Materials: the vision of combining experiments with computation

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Dr Andrew Morris from the School of Metallurgy and Materials discusses research and development in battery material research

New research identifies how 3D printed metals can be both strong and ductile

New research identifies how 3D printed metals can be both strong and ductile
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A new technique by which to 3D print metals, involving a widely used stainless steel, has been show to achieve exception levels of both strength and ductility, when compared to counterparts from more conventional processes.

EPS students win Vice-Chancellor's Challenge - Sustainable Cities and Communities

EPS students win Vice-Chancellor's Challenge - Sustainable Cities and Communities
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On Thursday 16 November 2017, students from a variety of disciplines across the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences won the prestigious Vice-Chancellor's Challenge for their teams' pioneering design of a solar aid pod.
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