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International research programme makes its home at the University of Birmingham

International research programme makes its home at the University of Birmingham
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A prestigious international research initiative, the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP), has made its home at the University of Birmingham with funding in place to continue its work for the next three years. The new research grant marks a first step towards the consolidation of the Developmental Leadership Program as a global partnership.
Date:
16/06/2014

University of Birmingham wins award for Best Careers Support for International Students

University of Birmingham wins award for Best Careers Support for International Students
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Careers Network at the University of Birmingham has been recognised for its excellence in providing careers support for international students. Beating stiff competition, Careers Network has won the Best Careers Support for International Students in the third annual National Union of Students (NUS) Internationalisation Awards.
Date:
11/06/2014

Birmingham Business School wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award

Birmingham Business School wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award
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The Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham is celebrating after attaining the Small Business Charter silver Award – in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise.
Date:
09/06/2014

Birmingham academic injects new life in to civil society in Albania

Birmingham academic injects new life in to civil society in Albania
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Significant improvements to the economy of the Balkans region can be made if the Albanian government invests in a new €350 million road, argues an academic from the University of Birmingham. Dr Gëzim Alpion, Lecturer in Sociology, has instigated a petition for state leaders to meet their election promises and construct a highway linking Tirana with Dibra, one of the most impoverished regions in Albania.
Date:
06/06/2014

ITSEE at BiblIndex International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages

ITSEE at BiblIndex International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages
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ITSEE projects are being presented at the BiblIndex International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages taking place in Lyon from 2nd - 4th June 2014.
Date:
30/05/2014

Professor David Eastwood selected as the new chair of Universitas 21

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The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, Professor David Eastwood, has been elected as the new chair of Universitas 21, the global network of leading research universities.
Date:
20/05/2014

New microwave circuits for communication and sensing systems

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College best publication: New types of very high performance filters based on novel materials such as superconductors or ferroelectric and/or new fabrication technologies such as micromachined circuits are transforming everyday lives from broadcast, television and mobile phone communications technology to internet infrastructure, weather prediction.
Date:
16/05/2014

Lord Bilimoria appointed as Chancellor of the University of Birmingham

Lord Bilimoria appointed as Chancellor of the University of Birmingham
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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that one of the country's leading international entrepreneurs has been appointed as its new Chancellor reflecting the University's position as a truly global institution that attracts the brightest and best from across the world.
Date:
12/05/2014

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact
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For more than 100 years, research at the University of Birmingham has had a major impact on the world, from pioneering transplant surgery, the use of microwaves and creating artificial Vitamin C. This world-changing research is now being celebrated with a new 'top ten' list of academic pioneers.
Date:
09/05/2014

Unique Partnership with UFSC Celebrated in Florianópolis

Unique Partnership with UFSC Celebrated in Florianópolis
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Translation and Discourse Studies academics from the University of Birmingham and Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) gathered in Florianópolis on Friday 12 April 2014 to celebrate a unique 27-year partnership, which is thought to be Birmingham's longest.
Date:
07/05/2014
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Lack of trust and tit-for-tat escalation brings Ukraine to the brink of all-out war with Russia

Professor Stefan Wolff, Professor of International Security at the University of Birmingham, and Tatyana Malyarenko, Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University, discuss the renewed escalation of the Ukrainian crisis, following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

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