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Institute of Physics recognises service of Birmingham professor with Phillips Award

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Today, 20 July 2018, the Institute of Physics (IOP) announced that Nicola Wilkins, Professor of Physics at the University of Birmingham, is to receive the IOP Physics Award for distinguished service to the Institute.

Early career researcher receives prestigious award

Early career researcher receives prestigious award
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Dr Hannah Price, a Birmingham Research Fellow at the University of Birmingham, received a University Founders' Award at the Chancellor's Dinner held on Thursday 12 July.

Institute of Physics recognises exceptional contribution of Birmingham early career researcher

Institute of Physics recognises exceptional contribution of Birmingham early career researcher
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Today, Wednesday 11 July 2018, the Institute of Physics (IOP) announced Birmingham researcher Dr Hannah Price is one of the winners of this year's awards.

Birmingham Fellow discusses the search for the perfect planet on the Naked Scientists podcast

Birmingham Fellow discusses the search for the perfect planet on the Naked Scientists podcast
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Dr Amaury Triaud, an astronomer and Birmingham Fellow researcher based at the University's School of Physics, has recently been interviewed for the latest episode of The Naked Scientists podcast, one of the world's most popular science shows.

Birmingham Professor collaborates with dance company to bring the sounds of the stars to life

Birmingham Professor collaborates with dance company to bring the sounds  of the stars to life
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Professor of Astrophysics William Chaplin is collaborating with a forward-thinking dance company Humanhood, led by co-directors Rudi Cole and Julia Robert, which aims to capture the dynamics pulsations of the Sun and other stars in the Universe.

University of Birmingham invests in Tyseley Energy Park

University of Birmingham invests in Tyseley Energy Park
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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that it has invested £2.5 M in the Tyseley Energy Park (TEP) to work towards overcoming challenges such as energy poverty and poor air quality in the West Midlands.

Birmingham academics proud parents of BBC Young Musician 2018 competition winner

Birmingham academics proud parents of BBC Young Musician 2018 competition winner
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Amongst the many people congratulating Lauren Zhang, the teenage pianist from Birmingham who yesterday (13 May) won the prestigious BBC Young Musician 2018 competition, none are more proud than Lauren's parents, Shuang Zhang and Hui Li.

Technology from the LHC's ATLAS experiment to be used in cancer detection and treatment at UK's first high energy proton beam therapy centre

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Technology from the ATLAS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) - where the Higgs Boson was discovered - will be used in hospitals to improve cancer treatments that employ proton beam therapy.

Going beyond our solar system at Breakthrough Discuss 2018

Going beyond our solar system at Breakthrough Discuss 2018
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Every year, Stanford University brings together experts from around the world for the prestigious Breakthrough Discuss conference to explore the big questions of life in the Universe. Last month, Dr Amaury Triaud, a Birmingham Fellow based at the School of Physics and Astronomy, was invited to attend the conference. Here are his reflections on Breakthrough Discuss 2018.

Birmingham scientists to observe the brightest stars in the sky: NASA to launch new observatory into space

Birmingham scientists to observe the brightest stars in the sky: NASA to launch new observatory into space
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Professor Bill Chaplin, from the University of Birmingham's School of Physics and Astronomy, is leading the international work that will characterise bright, newly discovered exoplanet host stars – and hence their planets – using asteroseismology.
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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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