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Birmingham materials and metallurgy experts welcome Malaysian visitors

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Metallurgy experts at the University of Birmingham today welcomed visitors from Malaysia to their laboratories to demonstrate how their research and teaching expertise could help to boost the country's economy.
Date:
19/01/2017

Chinese environment experts visit Birmingham in research partnership

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Environmental experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) today visited their counterparts at the University of Birmingham to continue work on a research partnership that could help solve major problems facing both countries.
Date:
18/01/2017

Last chance to join musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rooster

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Music lovers still have the chance to attend a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
11/01/2017

Birmingham leader visits forward-thinking Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood today visited the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) to further discuss how the two institutions can work together.
Date:
06/01/2017

Is the humble fridge the key to meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?

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The clock is ticking on the most ambitious set of international development targets ever conceived. By 2030, the UN's Global Development Goals ('Global Goals') promise to banish hunger, poverty and inequality; ensure universal access to safe water, education, health care, clean energy and decent work; and secure peace, justice, economic growth and sustainability. Achieving all this and in the timeframe set will be a monumental challenge. What is not yet widely recognised is that one critical factor will be the development of clean cooling.
Date:
05/01/2017

Is the humble fridge the key to meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?

Description
The clock is ticking on the most ambitious set of international development targets ever conceived. By 2030, the UN's Global Development Goals ('Global Goals') promise to banish hunger, poverty and inequality; ensure universal access to safe water, education, health care, clean energy and decent work; and secure peace, justice, economic growth and sustainability. Achieving all this and in the timeframe set will be a monumental challenge. What is not yet widely recognised is that one critical factor will be the development of clean cooling.
Date:
05/01/2017

Birmingham signs rail agreement with top Chinese university

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The University of Birmingham today signed an agreement with Beijing Jiaotong University (BJTU) for research experts to work together on developing technology to help make railways safer and more efficient.
Date:
05/01/2017

Chinese and British research experts unite to help solve major problems

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Experts from the University of Birmingham (UK) today joined partners at the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to lay the foundation for joint research that could help to solve major problems facing both countries.
Date:
05/01/2017

Birmingham scientists launch project to tackle global 'clean cold' challenge

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham today launch a major research project to investigate how 'clean cold' could help to achieve almost all of the United Nations' (UN) global Sustainable Development Goals.
Date:
05/01/2017
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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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