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Birmingham­ joins Jinan to launch joint institute in South China

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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China by launching a joint institute.
Date:
06/12/2016

Birmingham signs agreement with Chinese medical researchers

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Wenzhou Medical University to explore new opportunities for working together on translational and allied health research.
Date:
05/12/2016

Chinese psychology experts visit Birmingham to explore future links

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Psychology experts from Sun Yat Sen University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
02/12/2016

Birmingham and Indian scientists meet to investigate air pollution causes

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are in Delhi and working with their Indian counterparts to help young researchers better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.
Date:
02/12/2016

Collaboration with China in energy storage technologies – broader and more strengthened

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Experts from the University of Birmingham visited a leading Chinese company to discuss working together to tackle global power problems.
Date:
29/11/2016

University of Birmingham experts visit Chinese energy giant

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Energy experts from the University of Birmingham visited the Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute (GEIRI) of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) in Beijing.
Date:
28/11/2016

Senior Chinese health delegation visits University of Birmingham

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Health officials from across China visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about how British medical staff deliver healthcare to patients.
Date:
25/11/2016

Birmingham drought experts launch pilot project to work with African communities on building resilience

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Experts at the University of Birmingham are launching an interdisciplinary project called CreativeDrought to prepare rural communities in Africa for possible future drought by combining local knowledge with environmental science.
Date:
23/11/2016

Old Joe turns red for global victims of faith persecution

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns red tomorrow (Weds) in memory of people around the world who have been killed for their faith.
Date:
22/11/2016

Olympic hosts visit Birmingham for advice on welcoming elite athletes

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Visitors from Keio University, in Tokyo, came to Birmingham to learn more about how to host elite athletes – ahead of welcoming Team GB to Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games.
Date:
18/11/2016
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