Alumni news and events

From new research discoveries to the fascinating lives of our former students, there's always something interesting going on at Birmingham.

You can read the latest stories from the Alumni Office below or join our online alumni community, your.bham now.

Also check out the latest alumni publications in the form of the 2013 editions of Alumni News and The Difference Magazine.

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Faster than the speed of rail

Faster than the speed of rail
Description
Alumni race, and beat, the London underground
Date:
03/10/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students, Teaching

Change a life on World Autism Awareness Day

Description
ACER researchers are leading the way in autism research and teaching,
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Teaching

Ask the expert live chat with Diane Job

Description
On Friday 10th May Diane Job, Director of Library Services, discussed the University's new library in an #AskTheExpert Twitter session. Read the full transcript from the event.
Date:
21/05/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Research, Students, Teaching

Robot buddies enter the classroom

Robot buddies enter the classroom
Description
Robots have been helping researchers at the University improve social interaction and communication with autistic children in the school classroom.
Date:
05/12/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts
Description
Five of the University's most inspirational experts are taking part in a competition which is offering you the chance to join in with their exciting work. For one day only, five lucky winners will go Behind the Scenes with an academic of their choice and experience firsthand some of the most exciting research taking place at the University.
Date:
06/06/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Broadcaster finds herself in new starring role

Broadcaster finds herself in new starring role
Description
Clinical anatomist, author and broadcaster Alice Roberts has been appointed as Professor of Public Engagement in Science at Birmingham and can be seen exploring the secrets of the Ice Age in a new BBC2 documentary.
Date:
05/04/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching
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