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Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham are joining the world's largest festival of public science talks as over 30 scientists take to the stage in pubs around Birmingham city centre from 15 to 17 May.
Date:
27/04/2017

'Protect rights of EU students and staff' say West Midlands' Vice-Chancellors

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University of Birmingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood has today joined his West Midlands counterparts in calling on the Government to support higher education institutions during Brexit negotiations with the European Union.
Date:
26/04/2017

American Academy of Arts and Sciences newly elected fellow

American Academy of Arts and Sciences newly elected fellow
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The Centre's Alison Jaggar has been elected to the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Date:
26/04/2017

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects

Birmingham leads Brexit impact research projects
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham will lead a series of three studies into the potential impact of Brexit on people in the UK, including children growing up in 'mixed-nationality' families.
Date:
19/04/2017

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
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Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
Date:
29/03/2017

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business
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Experts from the University of Birmingham today showcased a range of high-profile research investment opportunities to the largest-ever business delegation from Qatar to visit the UK.
Date:
28/03/2017

Birmingham hosts major research conference to help shape better world

Birmingham hosts major research conference to help shape better world
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Chemical engineering experts from across the UK and beyond headed to the University of Birmingham today to discuss research innovations that could help to shape a better world.
Date:
27/03/2017

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
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Experts from the University of Birmingham joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) on Monday 13 March to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
23/03/2017

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week
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The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham today to launch its first 'Brazil Week' and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
21/03/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
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People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
21/03/2017
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How the Canadian government is playing the terrorism card

Almost a year after the murders of two Canadian soldiers, Steve Hewitt asks whether the country’s Conservative party is using the terror threat for political gain.

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