Cybersecurity Awareness Month in the US, also known in the EU as European Cyber Security Month is all about highlighting the importance of cybersecurity in everyday life, and little changes we can each undertake to protect ourselves.
On 17 September, the Rail Alliance and Birmingham Centre for Rail Research (BCRRE) delivered the UK’s first rail decarbonisation event at Quinton Rail Technology Centre (QRTC), a test and trial centre of excellence and fast becoming recognised for the concentration of green railway technologies being developed there.
Wednesday 19th June saw the much anticipated formal reopening of the University of Birmingham Transient Aerodynamic Investigation (TRAIN) rig facility following a £1.5 million upgrade as part of the UK Collaboratorium for Research in Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC) project. A special event was held at the Hallmark Hotel Derby Midland to celebrate the occasion, drawing … Continue reading “TRAIN Rig reopening and ‘Train Aerodynamics’ book launch”
In its 23rd year, Joy Grey, Education Liaison Officer, and Dr Charles Watson, Teaching Fellow, led a week-long study tour covering Holland, Germany, Austria, and Poland. It’s an opportunity for students to find out more about the world of railways outside of the classroom. Here, MSc Railway System Engineering and Integration (RSEI) students write about … Continue reading “23rd European Study Tour”
Last week, Professor Clive Roberts and Dr Marcelo Blumenfeld attended the Africa Rail conference in Johannesburg, South Africa.
BCRRE PhD student, Tingyu Xin has won the Ronjon Nag Commercialisation Prize to enable her to further her current railway research and explore market application.
Eli Rees-King discusses the European Railway Clusters Initiative (ERCI) and how it is helping SMEs.
Between 11 and 19 May 2019, students and staff from Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education attended the annual European Study Tour.
Alex Burrows, Director BCRRE, blogs about strengthening links with leading Serbian rail organisations and the opportunity this brings.
What is DIGI-RAIL and how can SMEs benefit? Dr Al-Amin Dabo, Business Engagement Manager explains…