India News

Our ever-growing research links and partnerships in India are supported by a dedicated office in the heart of New Delhi. We also host a thriving population of more than 140 Indian students, following a range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses.  The news articles below give a flavour of our varied research and other activities of relevance in India.

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Birmingham experts help coaches boost Indian sports performance

Coaches and sports scientists from India have teamed up with experts at the University of Birmingham to learn how their athletes can boost their performance, following Team GB's outstanding Olympic success.

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

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.

Effective Cold Chains Help Productivity

India is the world's largest producer of milk and the second largest producer of fruit and vegetables. Yet the country is home to more than 25% of the world's hungry poor. More than 40% of children under five are undernourished. What's going wrong? According to a leading British academic, it's the lack of a properly integrated cold chain.

University Chancellor Named International Indian of the Year and Appointed President of UKCISA

Lord Karan Bilimoria of Chelsea, the Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, has been awarded the title of International Indian of the Year by India Link International, a magazine for Indian diaspora published in the UK. The award comes in the same week that he has been announced as the new President of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).

Mapping rivers and preserving livelihoods

River scientists and marine geophysicists from the US and UK - and led by the University of Birmingham - have teamed up for a unique collaboration that could help protect the lives of thousands of people who live close to the banks of some of South Asia's biggest rivers.
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