Engineering

Engineering at the University of Brighton

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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Khadijah Mellah winning The Magnolia Cup The Goodwood Ladies Race

First past the post – Khadijah’s amazing success

First year mechanical engineering student Khadijah Mellah is the subject of a TV documentary this Saturday after riding the Magnolia Cup winner at Goodwood. Read about her amazing achievement in this Guardian article.

Image of student Mark Blake

Improving the lives of autistic people

A University of Brighton student has won a £1300 grant to develop a project that provides support and guidance for autistic young people. Software Engineering student Mark Blake received the Unltd ‘Do It Award’, the prize money of which will go towards funding his initiative The Autism League. The Autism League is a collaboration between…

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Students cross finish line at Silverstone

Our Brighton Racing Motors team placed in the top 20 of an international contest at Silverstone to mark the culmination of a year spent designing and building a racing car. The team, made up of engineering undergraduate students  participated in the IMechE Formula Student competition at the world-renowned race circuit. After progressing through five days of…

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Racing car makes rooftop debut

A racing car built by engineering students and destined to race at Silverstone this summer has been unveiled on the site of the University of Brighton’s soon to open new car and bike parking facility at its Moulsecoomb campus. The car has been designed and built from scratch by Brighton Racing Motors, a team of…

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Silverstone in sight

In part two of our film series documenting Brighton Racing Motors team journey to Silverstone for the Formula Student competition, we asked our team of final year engineering students – why do you do this? Watch the video to find out what motivates them as they construct the car

Brighton Racing Motors students kitted out by Gresham Blake

Members of our Formula Student team, Brighton Racing Motors, have turned their hands to fashion by collaborating with Brighton alumnus Gresham Blake. The students will wear bespoke shirts made by Blake’s company when they race the car they have designed and built at Silverstone circuit as part of the Formula Student competition from July 17…

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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.

Brighton Racing Motors, the road to Silverstone

Throughout the year, final year engineering students in our Brighton Racing Motors team are designing and building a car to race at Silverstone in July for the Formula Student competition.  🏎️ 🏁 Meet some of the team and see how they’re getting on in this video. Find out more about the project here: http://bit.ly/2vCEveM.  

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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