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Birmingham partners with China State Grid to build a joint lab in novel energy storage technologies

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The University of Birmingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Smart Grid Research Institute (SGRI) of State Grid Corporation of China to develop a joint laboratory in energy storage.
Date:
22/12/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2015

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The 'spooky' effects of Quantum Mechanics, Doing Cold Smarter, Virtual Reality and more...
Date:
21/12/2015

University of Birmingham accompanies Secretary of State to Delhi for Indian launch of Midlands' Engine

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University of Birmingham Chancellor Lord Bilimoria, and Provost and Vice Principal Adam Tickell, accompanied Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, and Universities Minister Jo Johnson, to New Delhi, for the India launch of the Midlands' Engine.
Date:
10/12/2015

University of Birmingham deepens academic links with Mexico

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The University of Birmingham becomes one of 12 UK universities and 12 Mexican universities to embark on a new initiative to deepen academic links between the two countries.
Date:
30/11/2015

David Parker receives the OBE

David Parker receives the OBE
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Professor David Parker, Director of ITSEE, received the award of OBE at Windsor Castle yesterday.
Date:
26/11/2015

Four University of Birmingham projects to receive funding from Guangzhou Municipal Government

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International research at the University of Birmingham has received a boost, thanks to successful bids for funding that will see key projects supported by the Guangzhou Municipal Government in China.
Date:
18/11/2015

Nuclear Engineering Students visit Xiamen for Clean Energy Summer School

Nuclear Engineering Students visit Xiamen for Clean Energy Summer School
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MEng Nuclear Engineering students from the University of Birmingham, Vivien Parker, Alex Cordiner, Alex Potts and Eryk Ryzko participated in a 3 week Clean Energy Science & Technology summer school, focusing on Nuclear Energy, at Xiamen University, China.
Date:
12/11/2015

UK & China launch Centre to advance energy research and education

UK & China launch Centre to advance energy research and education
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The University of Birmingham and University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have launched a new joint Centre for Energy & Environment Research and Education (CEERE) to drive new technologies and train the next generation of engineers.
Date:
10/11/2015
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How the Canadian government is playing the terrorism card

Almost a year after the murders of two Canadian soldiers, Steve Hewitt asks whether the country’s Conservative party is using the terror threat for political gain.

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