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U.K.'s first operational hydrogen train unveiled at Rail Live by University of Birmingham researchers

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The Birmingham Centre for Rail Research and Education (BCRRE) has unveiled the U.K.'s first fully operating hydrogen train at Rail Live 2018, an annual event that brings the entire industry together to showcase UK rail expertise.
Date:
21/06/2018

Shadow Secretary of State for Transport visits Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education

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Andy McDonald MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Transport, visited the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) yesterday (14 June) to learn more about how the centre is helping to improve railway systems around the world and to discuss how investment in rail can help support shared economic prosperity throughout the UK.
Date:
15/06/2018

University of Birmingham academics' success in Queen's Birthday Honours List

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The significant contribution of two University of Birmingham academics and one honorary graduate have been recognised in the Queen's Birthday Honours List.
Date:
12/06/2018

Professor Rachel O'Reilly appointed next Head of School of Chemistry

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Professor Rachel O'Reilly has been appointed to be the next Head of the School of Chemistry at the University of Birmingham. She will take up her new position on 1 August 2018.
Date:
08/06/2018

Breathing new life into old materials – using waste plastic to create high-value products

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Professor Andrew Dove takes a look at the issue of recycling and how we might upcycle waste plastic to create high-value products.
Date:
08/06/2018

Atomically thin nanowires convert heat to electricity more efficiently

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Waste heat can be converted to electricity more efficiently using one-dimensional nanoscale materials as thin as an atom – ushering in a new way of generating sustainable energy – thanks to new research by the Universities of Warwick, Birmingham and Cambridge.
Date:
04/06/2018

Why critical materials are exactly that

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Writing in the New Statesman, University of Birmingham Energy Development Manager Dr Gavin Harper describes why strategic elements and critical elements are so important to our modern world and what the Birmingham Centre for Strategic Elements and Critical Materials (BCSECM) is doing to diversify their supply, develop viable substitutes and improve reuse and recycling rates.
Date:
31/05/2018

Bridget Eickhoff made honorary engineering professor at Birmingham

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​Top railway engineer Bridget Eickhoff has been conferred as Honorary Professor at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education in the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
29/05/2018
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