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Particle physics expert wins award for inspiring the public with his research

Particle physics expert wins award for inspiring the public with his research
Description
University of Birmingham Professor Konstantinos Nikolopoulos has won an award from the European Research Council for his work to inspire the public.

University of Birmingham post-graduate students launch company to reduce teacher workload

University of Birmingham post-graduate students launch company to reduce teacher workload
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University of Birmingham post-graduate students launch company to reduce teacher workload

Gravitational wave scientists grapple with the cosmic mystery of GW190814

Gravitational wave scientists grapple with the cosmic mystery of GW190814
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A highly unusual gravitational wave signal, detected by the LIGO and Virgo observatories in the US and Italy, was generated by a new class of binary systems, an international team of astrophysicists has confirmed.

Junior scientist receives prestigious award for contribution to high energy physics

Junior scientist receives prestigious award for contribution to high energy physics
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A physics lecturer at the University of Birmingham has clinched a prestigious award for his contribution to the field of high energy physics.

Quantum technology offers improved planning for epilepsy surgery

Quantum technology offers improved planning for epilepsy surgery
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A new project to harness quantum technology to enable better planning for patients undergoing epilepsy surgery has been funded by the UK Quantum Technology Hub Sensors and Timing.

Relighting the economy with heat

Relighting the economy with heat
Description
There is a strong need to light a fire under the economy and decarbonisation and sustainable heat may be the best way of achieving this.

Mysterious delta scuti stars start to surrender secrets

Mysterious delta scuti stars start to surrender secrets
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The key to unlocking the secrets of a large group of pulsating stars has been discovered by an international team of astrophysicists.

Birmingham scientist recognised with international physics prize

Birmingham scientist recognised with international physics prize
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A University of Birmingham physicist has been awarded a prestigious prize for his contributions to gravitational wave research.

Birmingham joins hunt for Earth-like planets

Birmingham joins hunt for Earth-like planets
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are joining the search for Earth-like planets with the commissioning of a new telescope, named Ganymede, located at the European Southern Observatory's Paranal Observatory.

University of Birmingham nuclear physicist is honoured in 'power' awards

University of Birmingham nuclear physicist is honoured in 'power' awards
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A University of Birmingham nuclear physicist has been named in the 2020 Timewise Power 50 Awards: a roll call of 50 powerful executives in the UK - who all happen to work part-time or flexibly.
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EPS Societies' Awards 2021

Date
16/06/2021
Description
Returning for their eitgth year, the EPS Societies' Awards are the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' annual celebration of our 39 student groups.
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