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University of Birmingham celebrates LGBT History Month 2015

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Each February, Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans (LGBT) History Month takes place, celebrating the lives and achievements of the LGBT community. The University of Birmingham will be observing LGBT History Month with a range of performances, talks, and events across campus.
Date:
30/01/2015
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Corporate Services

Funding boost for next generation of synthetic biology research at Birmingham

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The University of Birmingham will form part of a consortium of universities investigating ways in which high-throughput DNA synthesis methodologies can be optimised, as part of a nationwide strategy to improve the capacity of DNA synthesis. The consortium will benefit from the award of a £2.2M grant from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), entitled 'Next Generation DNA Synthesis'.
Date:
30/01/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Sir Doug digs deep to support University's new community buildings

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Midlands entrepreneur and former Aston Villa FC Chairman Sir Doug Ellis has donated more than £1 million to help fund two key building developments at the University of Birmingham that will have a life-changing impact on the city.
Date:
30/01/2015

Healthcare students give Birmingham schools a life-saving lesson

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Over 2,500 school pupils have been given vital training in life-saving skills as part of a scheme led by volunteer healthcare students from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/01/2015
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students

University of Birmingham climbs five places in international outlook rankings

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The University of Birmingham has risen five points to be placed 81st among the top 100 international universities in the world 2015, as ranked by the Times Higher Education magazine.
Date:
29/01/2015
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Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
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