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University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact
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For more than 100 years, research at the University of Birmingham has had a major impact on the world, from pioneering transplant surgery, the use of microwaves and creating artificial Vitamin C. This world-changing research is now being celebrated with a new 'top ten' list of academic pioneers.
Date:
09/05/2014

Unique Partnership with UFSC Celebrated in Florianópolis

Unique Partnership with UFSC Celebrated in Florianópolis
Description
Translation and Discourse Studies academics from the University of Birmingham and Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) gathered in Florianópolis on Friday 12 April 2014 to celebrate a unique 27-year partnership, which is thought to be Birmingham's longest.
Date:
07/05/2014

CRRE hosts Internationally renowned UIUC Scholar: Dr Adrienne Dixson

CRRE hosts Internationally renowned UIUC Scholar: Dr Adrienne Dixson
Description
The Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) welcomes Dr Adrienne Dixson from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign (UIUC) to the University of Birmingham for an extended visit during May 2014.
Date:
05/05/2014

EPS students secure major scholarships

Description
Earlier this year EPS students were awarded prestigious scholarships from BP STEM and Caterpillar UK. These scholarships are awarded to high performing students, and offers them the opportunity to showcase their talent.
Date:
29/04/2014

Birmingham signs strategic alliance agreement with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Description
The University of Birmingham has strengthened its links with North America by announcing the establishment of a strategic alliance with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Date:
12/03/2014

Jamaican Olympics legacy continues to inspire in Birmingham

Description
The legacy of the Jamaican track and field team's stay in Birmingham will live on and inspire even more young people in the form of a brand new scholarship at the University of Birmingham, launched today.
Date:
21/02/2014

US ambassador visits the centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics

US ambassador visits the centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics
Description
Matthew Barzun, the US ambassador to UK, visited the centre for Computational Neuroscience and Cognitive Robotics on 6 February 2014.During his visit, Uta Noppeney, CNCR co-director, described the centre's philosophy, research directions, international collaborations and the associated CNCR MSc program.
Date:
17/02/2014

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

Description
The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
19/12/2013

Drew Longacre to conduct post-doctoral research in Helsinki

Drew Longacre to conduct post-doctoral research in Helsinki
Description
Drew Longacre invited to conduct post doctoral research on the Septuagint manuscripts of Exodus.
Date:
05/12/2013

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

Description
The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
22/11/2013
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