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New use for an old 'trouble maker'

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A 'trouble maker' from a bygone method of glass production could find a new use as an optical diffuser in medical laser treatments, communications systems and household lighting.
Date:
Friday 21st March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Thursday 20th March 2014

A thought for International Day of Happiness: how a square of chocolate really does make us smile!

A thought for International Day of Happiness: how a square of chocolate really does make us smile!

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International Day of Happiness is an apt time in the UK as we emerge from a wet and dreary winter. February saw Valentine's Day and World Chocolate Day, both reminding us of chocolate - the feel-good substance.
Date:
Thursday 20th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Friday 7th March 2014

Work to start on £60 million advanced manufacturing research facility at Ansty Park

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The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce celebrated their joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) when the University's Vice-Chancellor Professor David Eastwood and Rolls-Royce Director of Research and Technology Ric Parker 'broke ground' at the Centre's new site at Ansty Park, near Coventry.
Date:
Friday 7th March 2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Friday 14th February 2014

The future's rose-y for personalised Valentine's gifts

The future's rose-y for personalised Valentine's gifts

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As the price of flowers – especially red roses – rockets on this particular day, could scientists at the University of Birmingham hold the answer to wooing your loved one in the future without breaking the bank?

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