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Shakespeare's 400th anniversary launches with a revival of the original Garrick Ode to Shakespeare and a new tribute from the Poet Laureate.

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Scholars from University of Birmingham's Shakespeare Institute in partnership with Ex Cathedra Choir and the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust have commissioned a project for the 2016 Shakespeare anniversary in which renowned actor Sam West and Ex Cathedra Choir will revive David Garrick's historic 1769 Shakespeare Ode performed in Stratford Upon-Avon's Holy Trinity church where Shakespeare is buried.
Date:
19/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law

Pint of Science Birmingham to take latest local science breakthroughs to our city pubs

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Tickets have now been released for the world's largest festival of public science talks taking place 23-25 May 2016. Birmingham joins Pint of Science as a number of local researchers take the stage in pubs across the city.
Date:
18/04/2016

Two Birmingham teams shortlisted for Cancer Research UK's Grand Challenge award

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Two multi-disciplinary teams of scientists from the University of Birmingham have been shortlisted for the final stages of Cancer Research UK's global Grand Challenge – an ambitious series of £20m cancer grants tackling some of the toughest questions in cancer research.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham autism expert aims to help Chinese children

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A University of Birmingham autism expert will illustrate how ground-breaking work in Britain could help improve life for millions of Chinese children.
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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