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University of Birmingham and Soochow University sign a 2+2 physics undergraduate articulation programme

University of Birmingham and Soochow University sign a 2+2 physics undergraduate articulation programme
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University of Birmingham and Soochow University sign a 2+2 physics undergraduate articulation programme

Birmingham Professors win prestigious Blavatnik Awards

Birmingham Professors win prestigious Blavatnik Awards
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Two Professors from the University of Birmingham have received prizes in the Second Annual Blavatnik Awards, which recognises young scientists in the United Kingdom.

Birmingham Professors win prestigious Blavatnik Awards

Birmingham Professors win prestigious Blavatnik Awards
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´╗┐Two Professors from the University of Birmingham's College of Engineering and Physical Sciences have received prizes in the Second Annual Blavatnik Awards, which recognises young scientists in the United Kingdom.

Birmingham physicist explains the origins and inner workings of the Sun to BBC World Service listeners

Birmingham physicist explains the origins and inner workings of the Sun to BBC World Service listeners
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All life on Earth relies on energy from the Sun but how much do we really know about our nearest star? William Chaplin, Professor of Astrophysics at the University of Birmingham, recently contributed a BBC World Service programme designed to improve our understanding.

Birmingham research scientist contributes to new catalyst with potential to tackle air pollution

Birmingham research scientist contributes to new catalyst with potential to tackle air pollution
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A Birmingham research scientist has recently contributed to a multinational research project which has produced a major breakthrough with implications for both traditional combustion engines and zero-emission hydrogen fuel cells-powered vehicles.

A Universe full of black holes

A Universe full of black holes
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Researchers from the LIGO and Virgo Collaborations have announced gravitational wave observations of four new binary black holes and released their first catalogue of gravitational wave events.

Nine Highly Cited Researchers at University of Birmingham named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List

Nine Highly Cited Researchers at University of Birmingham named in global Highly Cited Researchers 2018 List
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A global list of the most highly cited researchers has found eight University of Birmingham academics to be amongst the most influential researchers as determined by their peers around the globe - those who have consistently won recognition in the form of high citation counts over a decade.

NASA retires space telescope which revolutionised study of stars and planets

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After nine years exploring deep space, on 30 October 2018 NASA announced the retirement of its Kepler mission. The University of Birmingham played a key role in the mission and is working with NASA on its successor mission, TESS, which launched earlier this year.

Gravity pioneer: industry leaders enter partnership to develop new industry of gravity sensors

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A UK consortium of leading scientific and engineering companies has come together to develop a new industry of quantum cold-atom sensors that will detect and monitor objects beneath the ground better than any current technology, thereby reducing the need for investigative drilling or digging.

Gravity Power: Industry leaders enter partnership to develop new industry of quantum gravity sensors

Gravity Power: Industry leaders enter partnership to develop new industry of quantum gravity sensors
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A UK consortium of leading scientific and engineering companies has come together to develop a new industry of quantum cold-atom sensors that will detect and monitor objects beneath the ground better than any current technology, thereby reducing the need for investigative drilling or digging.
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EPS Societies' Awards 2019

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12/06/2019
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Returning for their sixth year, the EPS Societies' Awards are the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences' annual celebration of our 29 student groups.
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