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Huddersfield professor becomes a Dame

This story published on Friday 16 June 2017
Professor Xiangqian Jiang has been created a Dame in the 2017 Queen’s Birthday Honours


New Uni software means reduced hazards at red railway signals

This story published on Wednesday 7 June 2017
Devised by researchers in the Institute of Railway Research the new software has been achieved by a ‘Big Data’ approach and will vastly reduce the risk of trains passing red signals


New technology will enable properties to share solar energy

This story published on Tuesday 6 June 2017
Dr Mahmoud Dhimish’s research will mean low energy bills for consumers


£26,000 invested in young entrepreneurs’ business

This story published on Thursday 1 June 2017
Ocean Spark Studios, a video games design business set up with the help of the University’s Enterprise Team, secures substantial funding from several investors


Competition takes engineer and designer to Luxembourg

This story published on Friday 26 May 2017
Philippa Hazel and Heather Braddock are first ever Huddersfield students to take part in the Morpheus Cup


New £3.5m microscope and ion accelerator now operational

This story published on Monday 22 May 2017
The Microscope and Ion Accelerator for Materials Investigations, or MIAMI-2, is already being used for experiments


Uni accelerator science expertise joins National Ion Beam Centre

This story published on Friday 12 May 2017
The University’s International Institute for Accelerator Applications will make up two key elements of the £8.8 million UK National Ion Beam Centre


Rail safety professors give inaugural professorial lectures

This story published on Monday 8 May 2017
Professor Coen van Gulijk from the University’s Institute of Railway Research and Visiting Professor George Bearfield from the RSSB will give their lectures on Wednesday 17 May


Uni’s CPT takes lead role in £1m CNC servitisation plan

This story published on Wednesday 26 April 2017
The CNC servitisation scheme will see businesses purchasing the capacity to manufacture products whilst the servitisation provider retains responsibility for the machinery and its smooth running


Duke of York’s Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards launched

This story published on Tuesday 25 April 2017
Inspiring Digital Enterprise Awards (iDEA) – free and open to all ages – are described as “bite-sized challenges that help teach digital and enterprise skills”


Music Technology’s Week of Master Classes

This story published on Monday 3 April 2017
Last week the university welcomed industry experts Tony Platt, Tom Waterman and Florian Camerer to the campus to share their technical music knowledge with our current students.


Government minister visits IRR £5m test rig

This story published on Friday 31 March 2017
Lord Prior, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, was welcomed by the University’s Institute of Railway Research


Dr David Lee successfully defends thesis

This story published on Wednesday 29 March 2017
One of five PhD graduates from the IIAA taking up a fellowship at CERN, Dr David Lee successfully defended his thesis.


Digital version of the Duke of Edinburgh Award launched

This story published on Thursday 16 March 2017
Professor Rupert Ward led the project on behalf of HRH The Duke of York to create the bronze level of The Duke of York Inspiring Digital Enterprise Award


Engineers work to refine solar powered water pump

This story published on Monday 13 March 2017
Engineers at the University of Huddersfield are working with Todmorden-based Longcroft Engineering to refine the company’s solar-powered water pump designed for use in third world countries.


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School news 2016

Engineer combines mechanical and electrical in KTP with company

This story published on Wednesday 21 December 2016
MEng graduate Terence Zimvu is the KTP Associate with Rochdale-based CR Solutions


Enterprising student launches 3D printing company in the New Year

This story published on Friday 16 December 2016
Mason Rowbottom’s Cad Pad enterprise takes 3D print market by storm


Tackling extremism TOGETHER – students’ message for U.S. comp

This story published on Thursday 15 December 2016
Huddersfield students working with the University’s Secure Societies Institute will find out if they made the final in the United States today!


Uni symposium on cyber security – SMEs are most at risk

This story published on Wednesday 14 December 2016
Latest figures show a 144 per cent increase in successful cyber-attacks on businesses


University secures new £30 million Future Metrology Research Hub

This story published on Monday 5 December 2016
The new Research Hub is one of six created by funding from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council


University celebrates 100th KTP

This story published on Monday 5 December 2016
The latest Knowledge Transfer Partnership is with flow measurement company, Mainstream Measurements


£100,000 grant puts all-new 3D sound ‘Listening Room’ to the test

This story published on Friday 25 November 2016
One of the main outcomes is to upmix recordings made for 2D surround for 3D to provide the listener with a horizontal and vertical 3D listening experience


Distinguished engineer appointed Honorary Fellow of the IET

This story published on Monday 21 November 2016
Professor Isobel Pollock-Hulf is a member of the University’s Governing Council


Top ten receive Chancellor’s Prizes at November ceremonies

This story published on Thursday 17 November 2016
Chancellor’s Prizes are given to students across the University’s schools who score the highest marks


Dame Ann, the perfect role model for next generation of engineers

This story published on Wednesday 16 November 2016
Dame Ann Dowling received an Honorary Doctorate of the University for services to engineering


Emeritus Professor of Surface Coatings and Characterisation

This story published on Wednesday 16 November 2016
Professor John Colligon was conferred as Emeritus Professor of Surface Coatings and Characterisation in the School of Computing and Engineering


University unveils £4.5 million railway test rig

This story published on Thursday 13 October 2016
…and launches the Centre for Innovation in Rail, created to fast-track innovations in railway technology


IRR’s new sensor could turn every locomotive into a track monitor

This story published on Tuesday 11 October 2016
The easily-fitted device will detect and transmit vital information about the condition of rails and rail bed


Railway researchers win top IMechE award

This story published on Monday 10 October 2016
Dr Yann Bezin and Dr Gareth Tucker were awarded the George Stephenson Gold Medal for their paper Track loading limits and cross-acceptance of vehicle approvals


Head of Turbocharger Research Inst to chair top IMechE committee

This story published on Friday 7 October 2016
Professor John Allport has been elected Chair of the IMechE Academic Standards Committee


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