Engineering at the University of Brighton

Take a sneaky peak around our brand new Advanced Engineering Building

uniofbrightonIt’s here… the first sneaky peak around our brand new Advanced Engineering Building!#Construction is on target for completion by May and the official #opening in September #2017. This project will provide our #engineering #students with specialist teaching #facilities and #modern workshop spaces. There will also be cutting edge #laboratories including a dedicated combustion engine #research…

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Major grant for breakthrough research in thermal management

A major research grant worth £900k has been awarded to a project team in the University of Brighton’s Advanced Engineering Centre. Source: Major grant for breakthrough research in thermal management

Soap Box Science’s first visit to Brighton

Head down to the seafront between 1-4pm on Saturday 29 July and celebrate women in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM) with Soapbox Science. Soapbox Science hosts events across the UK and the world raising the profile of women in science – breaking down barriers and challenging stereotypes about who a researcher is. And…

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Soapbox science

A scientist from our school left her lab to stand on a soapbox to explain nuclear physics to members of the public and to help eliminate gender inequality in science. Chantal Nobs, a PhD student at the University of Brighton, was one of 12 women selected to participate in the Soapbox Science London event on London’s…

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Cracking the whip on TV

A scientist from our division is due to appear on BBC’s The One Show to show what a sonic boom from a whip crack looks like. Dr Guillaume de Sercey, Research Fellow with the university’s Advanced Engineering Centre, will be using the same imaging techniques – Schlieren imaging – that he and his team use in…

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World first for Brighton

The University of Brighton and engineering innovation firm Libertine are developing what will be the first commercially-viable exhaust heat recovery system for trucks. The system, set to revolutionise engines with more efficient and greener technology, will be one of a number of breakthroughs discussed at the world’s first technology forum for linear power systems technology…

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