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Tuesday 10th September 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:
Tuesday 10th September 2013
Categories:
International, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Friday 6th September 2013

Disease-causing genes spread easily in emerging lethal fungus infection

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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:
Friday 6th September 2013
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
Tuesday 27th August 2013

Robots that learn from experience

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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:
Tuesday 27th August 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
Thursday 22nd August 2013

'Better detection' for Alzheimer's and cancers

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A new chemical discovery will lead to better monitoring and treatment for cancers and degenerative diseases, according to latest research by scientists.
Date:
Thursday 22nd August 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
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