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First PwC technology students start fully-funded computer science degree apprenticeship at University of Birmingham

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Thirty eight students are amongst the first in the UK to be welcomed by PwC, one of the UK's largest graduate employers, on to its new fully-funded computer science degree apprenticeship to help grow the next generation of UK technology talent.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

University of Birmingham chemist, Dr Louise Male, contributes to a documentary about the dangers of a nasty street drug on BBC's Inside Out West Midlands

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University of Birmingham chemist, Dr Louise Male contributes to a documentary about the dangers of a nasty street drug on BBC's Inside Out West Midlands
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Engineering and Physical Sciences

Birmingham researchers appointed Alan Turing Fellows

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Today, 10 October 2018, The Alan Turing Institute appointed 15 researchers based at the University of Birmingham to join the national institute for data science and artificial intelligence as Alan Turing Fellows.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Hello from the brand new Energy Society!

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The Birmingham Energy Society (BES) was started to engage the student body in all matters related to the energy sector. It is hoped, by generating discussion, that the society will facilitate learning and develop interest in the diverse set of career opportunities available in the sector.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

Big idea to control the navigation of microbots goes swimmingly for mathematician

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´╗┐The past 15 years have seen an explosion in research into the creation of microscale robots to perform a variety of jobs. Developments in materials and manufacturing technologies have worked hand in hand with theoretical advances in understanding microscale propulsion.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Less is more: the remarkable properties of the smallest possible one-dimensional materials

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Scientists are developing the smallest possible one-dimensional (1D) materials called 'extreme nanowires'.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham partners with Vodafone UK to develop Digital Degree Apprenticeship

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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce its partnership with Vodafone UK to deliver a four year degree apprenticeship. This course will drive innovation and growth across the UK by developing digital talent at a university level. Learn more...
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Teaching

RailSoc October Events

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We're excited to release our events timetable for October 2018! We hope you can join us.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students

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.
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Brum Eco Competition Review 2018

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New Team Principal Annabel Brown provides a summary of this year's competition
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students
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