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Wednesday 6th June 2012

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts

Go Behind the Scenes with the University's inspirational experts
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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:
Wednesday 6th June 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

Ordinary black hole unearthed

Ordinary black hole unearthed
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Scientists from the University of Birmingham have discovered evidence of an ordinary black hole in the Centauraus A galaxy, more than 12 million light years away. Leading an international team of astronomers, the researchers have detected a 'garden variety' black hole for the first time outside the immediate neighbourhood of our galaxy.
Date:
Wednesday 6th June 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
Friday 6th April 2012

Queen's Prize marks sweet success

Queen's Prize marks sweet success
Description
It comes in many forms, flavours and colours – as a snack on the go, a luxury treat or a soothing drink – but it's not often that chocolate leads the way to Buckingham Palace.
Date:
Friday 6th April 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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