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Industry-led campaign launched by the Chancellor to inspire more young people to study maths and physics

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At the launch of a new campaign to boost participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (the 'STEM' subjects) at school and beyond, the government today (7 May 2014) welcomed over 170 leading businesses and institutions offering over 2,000 jobs and apprenticeships.The campaign – called 'Your Life' – was launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP, and leading entrepreneurs and organisations, including the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/05/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

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Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK's economy received a further boost today. Twenty two new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP. The University of Birmingham will host one of these of new centres in the area of Formulation Engineering.
Date:
28/03/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

The University of Birmingham students raring up to launch a new racing car

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Students from the College of Engineering of Physical Sciences have designed and built the University of Birmingham's 17th racing car, which will be unveiled on Friday 28 March on campus.
Date:
28/03/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

Livesaving students get to the heart of the matter

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University of Birmingham students will spend this Friday teaching members of the public how to use portable defibrillators at a special event at New Street station.
Date:
26/03/2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students

Historic building to become 21st century student space

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A new centre for student services in the heart of the historic Edgbaston campus of the University of Birmingham is to be created, as part of a £175million campus development project.
Date:
04/03/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Students
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