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Friday 3rd May 2013

Birmingham joins the world's largest nuclear physics research facility

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Researchers from Birmingham will have access to the most impressive and advanced nuclear physics research facility in the world as the UK has today officially become part of a €1.6 billion* international project that will become to nuclear physics what CERN is to particle physics.
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Friday 3rd May 2013
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
Thursday 2nd May 2013

Big Data for Development: Mobile phone data could be used to prevent the spread of epidemics in developing countries

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BOSTON - Computer scientists at the University of Birmingham have devised a new set of models, using mobile phone data, for studying the geographic evolution of country-wide epidemics and for understanding and planning the diffusion of information among the population to advise on strategies to avoid spreading the infection further.
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Thursday 2nd May 2013
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Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research
Tuesday 30th April 2013

University of Birmingham strengthens its top 20 league table position

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The University of Birmingham has been ranked 11th place in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013 and 17th out of 124 UK universities in The Complete University Guide for 2014 published today, 29th April 2013.
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Tuesday 30th April 2013
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Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
Friday 19th April 2013

UK-China collaboration to establish new computational resources for metabolomics

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A partnership between the University of Birmingham, BGI, the world's largest genomics organisation, and its open-access journal, GigaScience, has received funding from the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) to develop a software platform for the analysis of large-scale environmental metabolomics data.
Date:
Friday 19th April 2013
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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