University Challenge: the role of railway research and innovation

Women in Rail West Midlands group are proud to host an event alongside the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) at the University of Birmingham.  All are welcome to attend.

Find out about the role universities play in the railway sector and how BCRRE’s women at the University of Birmingham are making a difference in the sector and driving innovation. There will also be an opportunity to see the research labs and try your hand at driving a train in our simulation cab.

Wine, soft drinks and canapés will be served.

To attend, please register below.


  • 16:30
    Arrival drinks
  • 17:00
    Welcome and mini presentations: Our research; The academia-industry interface; Working with business: Education opportunities and professional development
  • 18:00
    Lab tours and networking with refreshments
  • 19:00
    Event close

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