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Opening the door to the cause of myeloid leukaemia: finding the targets of a common mutation.

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have made a breakthrough in understanding how mutated genes in leukaemia reprogram blood stem cells and send them spiralling out of control.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Digital storytelling: new online course on filmmaking for the web

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The University of Birmingham is joining forces with the BBC Academy and Creative Skillset to create a new free online training course on the FutureLearn platform starting in September.
Date:
23/07/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Teaching

Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour comes to University of Birmingham

Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour comes to University of Birmingham
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As part of its world tour in anticipation of the World Cup this autumn, the William Webb Ellis trophy made a stop at University Square on Sunday. The free event was aimed at local schools and rugby enthusiasts and gave them the opportunity to take photos with the famous silverware.
Date:
23/07/2015
Categories:
Sport

Birmingham Qur'an manuscript dated among the oldest in the world

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A Qur'an manuscript held by the University of Birmingham has been placed among the oldest in the world thanks to modern scientific methods.
Date:
22/07/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Graduate employability continues to rise at Birmingham

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The University of Birmingham has been named among the top five UK institutions for graduate employment. Data from the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) shows that almost 87 per cent of Birmingham's leavers were in graduate-level jobs or further education within six months of graduating. These figures from the 2014/15 academic year are the University's strongest results yet and place Birmingham fourth nationally for graduate employment.
Date:
21/07/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students
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