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November 2012

Brunel to drive £60 million National Research Centre for Structural Integrity

Brunel University has been awarded £15 million of funding from the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) as part of a new £60 million initiative to establish a National Research Centre for Structural Integrity. The award represents the largest single award for research that Brunel has ever received.

Brunel welcomes £12 million award for energy efficiency research centre

The Government and key stakeholders are investing £12 million in a research centre to support energy efficiency in the food sector.

October 2012

Thomas Gerald Gray Charitable Trust Scholarship

The Thomas Gerald Gray Charitable Trust was established in memory of Thomas Gerald Gray, who died in 1988. During his working life in the field of engineering Thomas Gray was concerned by the lack of appreciation and status of engineering within society. The Charity was registered in 1997 with the objective “to advance public education, particularly concerning engineering and technology and the promotion of study and appreciation of engineering and technology”.

August 2012

Formula Student Competition 2012 – Brunel MSc Automotive and Motorsports course ranked third in the competition!

Congratulations to the 2012  MSc Automotive and Motorsports team performance at Formula Student this year.  The car came  3rd overall and was ranked top in the "cost" category in the Class 2 division of the competition.

See the rankings and tabled scores.

July 2012

Higgs Boson: Brunel University researchers respond to new particle discovery

Brunel University researchers involved in pioneering work at CERN have given their reaction to the discovery of a new particle consistent with the Higgs Boson.

June 2012

ResCon'12 Prize Winners

The School is pleased to announce that this year’s ResCon 3 day event was a huge success with  130 oral presentations in parallel sessions, along with 70 poster presentations, across the 5 subject areas.  The School prize giving event for ResCon took place today and we are pleased to announce the winners.

Brunel student wins top prize at New Route PhD Conference

Saeed Sharif, a final-year NewRoutePHD student at Brunel's School of Engineering and Design, was awarded the prize for best presentation at the recent New Route Conference, held in London at the SOAS Brunei Gallery.

ResCon12 Programme is now available

ResCon12 Programme is now available for download.

To learn more about ResCon12 please visit the ResCon pages.

May 2012

ResCon'12 Poster Procedure is now available

The Poster Procedure is now available. To view the procedure please visit here.

Philanthropist's donation for winner of Human Centred Design Research Prize

A £2,000 donation from Brunel University graduate and philanthropist Peter Ilori has been awarded to the winner of the University's annual Human Centred Design Research Prize.

'Zero defects manufacturing' targeted by Brunel University researchers

Brunel University has been awarded £213,390 by the European Commission to pursue the goal of 'zero defects' in micro manufacturing.

March 2012

2011 undergraduate winners of the Thomas Gerald Gray Charitable Trust Scholarships

The 2011 undergraduate winners of the Thomas Gerald Gray Charitable Trust Scholarships.

Awards, Scholarships and Fellowships

Postgrad Solutions is offering 13 postgraduate study bursaries for 2012.


November 2011

School of Engineering Research Student Conference (ResCon) 18 - 20 June 2012

Research students in School of Engineering and Design are invited to present oral and poster presentations in a 3 day annual professional conference, with an opportunity to share their research and network with staff and students. The School provides prizes for the best presentations, abstracts and posters. For further information please contact Carole Carr, Manager – Research Office

Professor Hua Zhao’s election to SAE Fellowship

Professor Hua Zhao, Head of the Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Design, has been elected SAE fellow in October 2011. SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) International is a US based global association that serves more than 129,000 engineers and related technical experts from the aerospace, automotive and commercial-vehicle industries.

August 2011

Crown bursaries for Brunel Mechanical Engineering

Six students of Mechanical Engineering in the School of Engineering and Design are recipients of a generous bursary scheme offered exclusively to Brunel University by Crown Packaging UK plc...

School of Engineering & Design annual Research Student Conference 2011

The School’s 4th annual research student conference (ResCon11) took place from 20th– 22nd June 2011 in the Newton Rooms, opened by Prof Chris Jenks, VC & Principal.

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