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Engineering at the University of Brighton

Placement opportunities with Focusrite

More people record and listen to their productions through Focusrite than any other interface brand. Their eight brands; Focusrite, Focusrite Pro, Novation, ADAM Audio, Sequential, Martin Audio, Optimal Audio and Ampify Music, come together around a common mission to remove barriers to creativity. And Focusrite are looking for students to join them for a year-long…

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Brighton research team go weightless in latest space research project

A University of Brighton team has carried out a set of experiments flying over France on parabolic flights that create weightless conditions similar to space. The weightless effect is achieved flying a series of steep upward and downward manoeuvres which can be compared to riding a rollercoaster with a total drop of 3km (10,000 feet)!…

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Brighton researcher points way to a hydrogen-fuelled truck industry

Dr Penny Atkins has published an agenda-setting report looking at the role hydrogen engines can play to slash carbon emissions in the road freight sector. Dr Atkins is Principal Research Fellow at the University of Brighton’s world-leading Advanced Engineering Centre, and a leading researcher in the field of hydrogen engines. Dr Atkins’ report – Can…

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Grant to boost engineering industry sustainability

Professor Cyril Crua has received an Innovate UK grant of nearly £200,000 for a project that could slash the environmental impact of many industrial machining processes.

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Brighton wins prestigious award for research into key cooling technology

The University of Brighton has received a Leverhulme Trust Research Project Grant worth £408,507 to carry out pioneering research in thermal science. Leverhulme Trust awards are particularly hard to secure, this Research Project Grant will fund a three-year fellowship plus two postgraduate students for 42 months to carry out research at the University’s world-renowned Advanced…

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A new wind turbine design developed remotely

Five students from electrical, mechanical and aeronautical engineering, have developed a new design for a radical vertical axis wind turbine, despite lockdown and two of them working remotely from across the world. The group developed a series of scaled prototypes and finally were able to test them in our wind-tunnel as well as outside in…

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Developing a machine that can print 3D, laser cut and CNC machine

Daniel Barker is in his third (final) year of his Mechanical Engineering BSc. We asked him about his final year project which he has recently completed, and his view of life as an engineering student at Brighton. I’ve just completed my final (third) year of the course, and I plan to pursue a career in…

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Join us for our summer open days

Get to know us at our summer online open days – from wherever you happen to be. We’re here to help and there will be loads to see and do. All of our events are taking place online at the moment – making it easier for you to get a sense of what it will…

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Subject explorer online event – 6 May

Join us to see what it is like to study engineering, civil engineering and construction at university. Book your place now  Our subject explorer events give you the chance to hear from a range of lecturers and current students in the subject you are interested in. The event will have an introductory talk covering how…

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Living and studying in Brighton has exceeded anything I could have imagined

Congratulations to Bethany Croucher who was awarded the IMechE Best Student certificate at our school awards ceremony earlier this year. Bethany is in her 2nd year studying Automotive Engineering BEng(Hons) and we caught up with her to find out more about her award and life as an automotive engineering student at Brighton. What made you…

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