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Birmingham athletes excel in Rio

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The first 10 days of the 2016 Rio Olympics have seen athletes from University of Birmingham Sport's past and present excel towards finals and secure medals for Team GB.
Date:
16/08/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students

Transatlantic actor Tamsin Greig awarded honorary degree

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British actor Tamsin Greig has received an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
12/07/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students

University of Birmingham awards honorary degrees in 2016

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Comedy actress Tamsin Greig, the European Commission's UK Head of Representation Jacqueline Minor and social policy expert Sir John Hills are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of Birmingham this year.
Date:
06/07/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Vice Chancellor

UniGreenScheme, a University of Birmingham supported initiative, wins £15,000 in Santander annual business competition.

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Michael McLeod, Ph.D. student at the University of Birmingham and Managing Director of UniGreenScheme, has won the Santander Universities Entrepreneurship Award 2016. More than 200 businesses entered the annual competition, which rewards student entrepreneurs by offering ongoing mentoring, start-up support and a £15,000 cash award for the winner.
Date:
06/07/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Sport, Students

Natural world comes to Birmingham in 2.7 million museum relaunch

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The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham is to officially reopen on Tuesday 21st June, after a massive refurbishment and installation of new exhibits. From diamonds to dinosaurs, to the Dudley Bug and extinct 'Coseley' spider; the museum which is free of charge, will inspire and engage the public with treasures from the natural world.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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