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Senior Chinese health delegation visits University of Birmingham

Description
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

Indian and British research experts agree way forward on major problems

Description
A two-day international workshop on sustainable cities and microbial infection has concluded in New Delhi.
Date:
08/11/2016

Birmingham Qur'an replica presented to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

Description
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has presented an exclusive copy of the Birmingham Qur'an manuscript to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Date:
07/11/2016

Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE

Description
The Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript, in digital form, is to be the centrepiece of the royal launch of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Cultural Collaboration.
Date:
07/11/2016

PERFECT talks: December

PERFECT talks: December
Description
Researchers from Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in December 2016.
Date:
04/11/2016

Birmingham and Indian scientists investigate air pollution causes

Description
Scientists at the University of Birmingham are working with partners in Delhi to better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.
Date:
03/11/2016

Birmingham Vice-Chancellor joins Russell Group leaders' first delegation to China

Description
University of Birmingham Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood joined seven fellow Russell Group leaders in the first delegation of its kind to China.
Date:
02/11/2016
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