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Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team discover World War II torpedo net at the bottom of Burrator Reservoir

Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team discover World War II torpedo net at the bottom of Burrator Reservoir
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Members of the University of Birmingham's Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team recently discovered a torpedo net from World War Two at the bottom of Burrator Reservoir in Devon.
Date:
11/09/2018

Scaling scientific heights to overturn a long-held theory of the 'peak effect' in superconducting materials

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As scientists explore the possibility of a superconductor capable of operating at room temperature, some superconducting phenomena are still not fully understood. Dr Mark Laver, a Birmingham Fellow and Senior Lecturer in the School of Metallurgy and Materials, has made a significant breakthrough.
Date:
11/09/2018

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering

Breaking ground at the University's new School of Engineering
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The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Willmott Dixon, have celebrated the start of development of a new School of Engineering building.
Date:
04/09/2018

Long-sought decay of the Higgs boson observed

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Six years after its discovery, the Higgs boson has at last been observed decaying to fundamental particles known as bottom quarks.
Date:
29/08/2018

Birmingham chemist to help preserve Mary Rose historic ship

Birmingham chemist to help preserve Mary Rose historic ship
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A Professor of Chemistry from the University of Birmingham is part of a team of chemists that have collaborated with conservationists at the Mary Rose Trust to develop a new way of protecting the iconic ship for future generations.
Date:
29/08/2018
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