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University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress

University of Birmingham to host world's first clean cold congress
Description
The world's first international congress dedicated to clean cold will see academic experts join leaders from industry and government to map a global response to ever-increasing global demands for cooling.
Date:
18/09/2017

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success

Birmingham hosts Brazilian university delegation following funding success
Description
Researchers and staff at the University of Birmingham welcomed a delegation of senior colleagues from a leading Brazilian university to further strengthen ties between the two institutions.
Date:
16/09/2017

Ninagawa Shakespeare Memorial Symposium at the Embassy of Japan in UK

Ninagawa Shakespeare Memorial Symposium at the Embassy of Japan in UK
Description
A world-renowned expert from the University Of Birmingham is taking part in a special symposium on the internationally-acclaimed Japanese theatre director Yukio Ninagawa, with a focus on his unique Shakespeare productions.
Date:
13/09/2017

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China

Late bedtime and lack of sleep lead to overweight children in China
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that Chinese children who go to bed later and sleep less are more likely to be more overweight.
Date:
11/09/2017

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China
Description
The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) have signed a new ¥6,000,000 agreement to develop innovative equipment that will help researchers test the strength of microparticles.
Date:
08/09/2017

Indian biotech leaders visit Birmingham for life science facilities briefing

Indian biotech leaders visit Birmingham for life science facilities briefing
Description
A delegation of Indian biotech company leaders visited the University of Birmingham to see the life sciences cluster, where the University's world-leading research is translated into new medical therapies.
Date:
08/09/2017

The impacts of war on corruption: new evidence from Nepal

Description
Doctoral Researcher, Tom Jarvis discusses the impacts of corruption in War.
Date:
07/09/2017

The impacts of war on corruption: new evidence from Nepal

Description
Doctoral Researcher, Tom Jarvis discusses the impacts of corruption in War.
Date:
07/09/2017

Three members of ITSEE to present at Hoskier Conference in Dublin

Three members of ITSEE to present at Hoskier Conference in Dublin
Description
Triple invitation for ITSEE staff to present at an Irish Research Council-sponsored conference in Dublin this week.
Date:
30/08/2017

Indian sports coaches return to Birmingham and meet Consul General

Indian sports coaches return to Birmingham and meet Consul General
Description
Indian' sports coaches met the Consul General of India when they returned to the University of Birmingham to learn more about how latest research and training techniques can help to boost athletes' performance.
Date:
25/08/2017
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