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Engineering at the University of Brighton

Dr Oyuna Rybdylova

Brighton researcher awarded prestigious Future Leaders Fellowship

University of Brighton mathematician Dr Oyuna Rybdylova has received a ‘lifechanging’ UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) grant of £1.1m to further her work by being awarded a Future Leaders Fellowship. Dr Rybdylova is one of 101 recipients to benefit from UKRI’s flagship scheme, which has invested a total of £109m in the fellows and is…

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Dr Steven Begg working on the rig within the Advanced Engineering Building

The South East believes universities should focus on training of nurses, doctors, and other professionals as part of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic

A major new study has found that the public – both nationally and in the south east – think universities will help the UK bounce back after the pandemic. 86% of those that responded in the South East say it is important that universities should prioritise nursing, medicine, and engineering over all other subjects –…

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Dr Nicolas Miche working on the rig in his front garden

University responds to PPE emergency

University of Brighton researchers have responded to an emergency plea to evaluate the efficiency of PPE needed by frontline NHS staff. Close to 70,000 fluid-resistant surgical masks were supplied in the Manchester area but had not been certified due to constraints in the supply chain. Manchester City Council asked researchers within the University of Brighton’s…

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Multi-million dollar backing for clean energy breakthrough

A Brighton’s scientist’s research into storing clean, renewable energy has received a multi-million-dollar boost. Professor Rob Morgan, Professor of Thermal Propulsion Systems at the University of Brighton’s Advanced Engineering Centre in Moulsecoomb, has been collaborating for the past 12 years on the concept of turning air into liquid to stockpile energy, closely working with UK-based…

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Simon Brewster and Professor Rob Morgan

FPT Industrial buys Brighton’s super-clean engine technology

FPT Industrial, brand of CNH Industrial dedicated to the design, production and sale of powertrains for on and off-road vehicles, marine and power generation applications, has purchased Dolphin N2 and its revolutionary recuperated split-cycle engine – developed by scientists and engineers at the University of Brighton and Ricardo. The engine is being hailed as extremely…

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Team photo of PHP Cubed

Brighton students take to zero gravity

Our team of engineering students successfully tested their trailblazing technology in zero-gravity conditions in Bordeaux. PHP Cubed – Georgie Crewdson, Tom Critchley, Matteo Pontecorvo, Liam Ardagh and Alex Evans – were one of only two student teams to travel to Bordeaux as part of the European Space Agency’s ‘Fly Your Thesis!’ competition. The team’s experiments…

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Solar car

Here comes the sun car

University of Brighton experts have helped develop a solar-powered car. Built by students from Ardingly College and Ifield Community College in West Sussex, the vehicle has been shipped to Australia where it is taking part in a 3,000 kilometer outback challenge.

University links UK with China to promote sustainable manufacturing

The University of Brighton is linking the UK with China in a bid to promote sustainable approaches to manufacturing.

Building bridges with China

University academics boosted research collaboration and cooperation during visits to China. Promoting the benefits of genetic testing in health and disease applications were the subjects discussed by Professor Yannis Pitsiladis, the University’s Professor of Sport and Exercise Science, during one visit. He and Dr Guan Wang, Research Fellow in the School of Sport and Service…

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Advanced Engineering Building UoB sign

Groundbreaking engine that can clean air

Our researchers have developed a groundbreaking engine that produces exhaust gases cleaner than the air it sucks in. In this extensive feature on BBC SouthEast, our Professor Rob Morgan explains exactly how the engine works and how it can reduce emissions.

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