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The making of Planet Earth II comes to the University of Birmingham

The making of Planet Earth II comes to the University of Birmingham
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The BBC's hugely popular wildlife series Planet Earth II is coming to the University of Birmingham, as part of the 2017 Royal Television Society Baird Lecture: The Making of a Natural History 'Blockbuster'.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services

Scientists at Birmingham use trees to help unpick secrets held in archaeological sites

Scientists at Birmingham use trees to help unpick secrets held in archaeological sites
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham will discuss the archaeology of trees, including how a burial date of an Iron Age princess was discovered thanks to tree rings.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Students

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
13/03/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Social Sciences

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy
Description
The University of Birmingham contributes £3.5 billion to the UK economy every year – enough to build seven flagship hospitals or 140 new secondary schools, new figures show.
Date:
09/03/2017
Categories:
International, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham welcomes the publication of the Midlands Engine strategy

Description
As the Government unveils its Midlands Engine strategy to boost jobs and growth in the region, the six research-intensive Universities involved in the project welcome the continued commitment to developing world-class centres of excellence.
Date:
09/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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