Engineering

Engineering at the University of Brighton

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University of Brighton student’s clearing solution gets further boost

Shuvechchha Ghimire has beaten competition to be chosen as the university’s representative in the Santander Universities Emerging Entrepreneurs programme and become one of 83 start-ups taking part this year. Shuvechchha, who’s better known as ‘Subu’ to her friends and studies Electronic and Computer Engineering BEng(Hons), has created a technological innovation (UNITEC) to avoid the use…

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Got a question before you start at Brighton?

We’ve put together the most frequently asked questions from the recent Computing, Engineering and Mathematics online Q&A. Engineering questions I am keen to understand how Brighton is planning on running technical degrees like mechanical engineering where there is a heavy focus on lab time and tutorials. We hope to start the autumn term as planned…

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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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Real world modules and study buddy support in engineering

Aeronautical engineering student Catherine, gives us a flavour of life on her course and tells us more about the support she get from her study buddies. The university tailors modules to what things will be like in the real world. I just finished a module on trying to come up with a system to extract…

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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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Building confidence, skills and a business at Brighton

Electronic and Computer Engineering student Shuvechchha is already putting her business ideas into action and plans to continue building on them after graduation. We caught up with her to find out about her studies and her business. I came to an open day at Brighton and liked that engineering here is really hands-on. We do…

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How engineering is helping Joshua take his business forward

Final year Aeronautical Engineering BEng(Hons) student Joshua Gere tells us why he chose Brighton and how he is taking forward his business idea with his company DroneAvion.com The open day definitely made me choose Brighton. I went to a few different ones then came here. It was more than a regular open day, the lecturers…

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Engineering and teaching excellence on film

The University’s £14m Advanced Engineering Building in Moulsecoomb, Brighton, has been captured in a new Youtube video produced by Coast to Capital which helped make the building a reality. The business-led partnerships between local authorities and businesses plays a central role in determining local economic priorities and undertaking activities to drive economic growth and the…

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Book your place on our postgraduate open evenings

Choose from over 170 postgraduate courses with flexible study options to help you in your career – or change your path completely. We’re holding informal open evenings from 5 to 12 February 5pm to 8pm, giving you the opportunity to find out first-hand how you can benefit from postgraduate study. Tutors will be on hand to…

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Clearing the way for prospective students

A University of Brighton student has won a £1,500 prize for her technological innovation that could help support the university clearing process. BEng (Hons) Electronic and Computer Engineering student Shuvechchha Ghimire was the winner of the Santander University of Brighton Ideas Competition, launched by the University’s entrepreneurship support service Beepurple. She was presented with the…

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