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Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business

Birmingham experts showcase research expertise for Qatari business
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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
Description
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

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore
Description
American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.
Date:
20/03/2017

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017

Birmingham leads on pioneering Student Ambassador programme championing diversity and tackling sexual harassment on campus

Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Manchester have been awarded more than £400,000 by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), to develop and pioneer a programme of student ambassadors to help improve diversity and inclusion.
Date:
15/03/2017

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia
Description
Academic experts from the UK, India and Australia researching key global and regional security issues gathered in New Delhi to forge new research partnerships.
Date:
14/03/2017
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How the Canadian government is playing the terrorism card

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