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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

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - October 2015

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Virtual Reality environments, revolutionary burns dressings and more...
Date:
08/10/2015

Birmingham and Beijing universities are on the right track

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The University of Birmingham (UK) and Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) (China) have today (17 September) signed a research cooperation agreement that announces plans for a joint international high-speed railway research laboratory.
Date:
17/09/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - September 2015

Description
From keyless theft of luxury cars to zero-emission automobiles and more...
Date:
07/09/2015

Programme to promote healthy lifestyles for children launches in Guangzhou, China

Programme to promote healthy lifestyles for children launches in Guangzhou, China
Description
A public health programme hoping to develop health knowledge and healthy lifestyles among Chinese children for the purpose of promoting healthy nutritional and weight status has officially launched in Guangzhou, China.
Date:
07/09/2015

Life-size T-Rex offers a 'roarsome' start to the University of Birmingham's annual Community Day

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From circus performances, learning to HAKA, funfairs and face painting, to feeling a liver and discovering how the brain works; the sixth annual Community Day kicks off with a bang on Sunday 6 September on the University of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus.
Date:
01/09/2015

Chinese and Western music styles combine for unique performance workshop

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A musical fusion of traditional Eastern and Western styles will be heard at the University of Birmingham, presented by Chinese music scholar, Professor Haisheng Li. Professor Li from Guangxi Arts Institute, China is a master of the di (Chinese bamboo flute), the xiao (Chinese vertical bamboo flute) and the xun (a clay based ancient instrument).
Date:
17/08/2015
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