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CREME has a new home

CREME has a new home
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Birmingham Business School is the new home for the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) and its flagship knowledge exchange initiative, the Enterprise and Diversity Alliance (EDA).
Date:
17/09/2013

University of Birmingham launches new railway research institute in China

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The University of Birmingham has formed a new joint research institute with Anhui province in East China to support the development of railway infrastructure.
Date:
16/09/2013

Birmingham hosts meeting of top business minds

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The world's largest meeting of international trade economists commences today at the University of Birmingham for the fifteenth European Trade Study Group conference.
Date:
12/09/2013

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

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The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 100 universities globally and placing it 10th in the UK.
Date:
10/09/2013

Disease-causing genes spread easily in emerging lethal fungus infection

Description
A rare, emerging fungal disease that is spreading throughout Canada and Northwestern USA can easily pass its deadly genes to related fungal strains within the species but less readily to more distant relatives, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/09/2013

Robots that learn from experience

Description
Specialist robots will learn how to act intelligently in real-world environments, supporting security guards or care home assistants, in a multi-million Euro project.
Date:
27/08/2013

'Better detection' for Alzheimer's and cancers

Description
A new chemical discovery will lead to better monitoring and treatment for cancers and degenerative diseases, according to latest research by scientists.
Date:
22/08/2013

New PhD on Family 13 in John

New PhD on Family 13 in John
Description
New PhD thesis on Family 13 in St John's Gospel by ITSEE student Jac Perrin
Date:
19/08/2013

Universities of Birmingham and Manipal partner in new educational initiative

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The University of Birmingham and Manipal University in India have signed an agreement this month formalising educational links between the two institutions. The partnership will enable students to complete their first two years of study at Manipal then progress directly into year two at Birmingham.
Date:
31/07/2013

Vetus Latina Iohannes: publication of second fascicle

Vetus Latina Iohannes: publication of second fascicle
Description
A new edition of the earliest Latin versions of the Gospel according to John: the second installment contains John 4:49-9:41.
Date:
23/07/2013
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Understanding – and countering – the Islamic State's use of social media

Social media has come to the fore during the Arab Spring and the various revolutions and wars since 2011 in the Middle East and North Africa. However, the Islamic State has taken the medium to a new level with its exploitation of opportunities in the past year.

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