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University life-savers to receive Vice-Chancellor's medal

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Two quick-thinking University of Birmingham staff who helped to save the life of an elderly man suffering a heart attack on a city street are to be honoured with the institution's rarest accolade.
Date:
21/02/2014
Categories:
Vice Chancellor

Four University of Birmingham staff recognised in New Year's Honours

Description
Pro-Chancellor and chair of the University of Birmingham and former chair of the Student Loans Company, Ed Smith, has been awarded a CBE for services to higher education in the New Year's Honours.
Date:
02/01/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Principal appointed for new University of Birmingham School

Description
The University of Birmingham and the governors of the University of Birmingham School are delighted to announce the appointment of one of the country's most outstanding headteachers to its flagship training school. Michael Roden, Head of King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Birmingham, will join the University of Birmingham School as Principal in April 2014 in order to prepare for its opening in September 2015.
Date:
11/12/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

High Temperature Research Centre Project Secures Land at Ansty Park

Description
The University of Birmingham and Rolls-Royce joint collaboration to establish a High Temperature Research Centre (HTRC) took a significant step forward today confirming the Centre is to be built at Ansty Business Park, Coventry after securing land at the site. This follows the Centre's announcement by Chancellor George Osborne in October 2012.
Date:
10/12/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Major £15 million gift to the University of Birmingham enables creation of Forest Research Institute

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A new Institute for Forest Research will be established by the University of Birmingham to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands, and the resilience of trees to pests and diseases, thanks to a transformational gift of £15 million.
Date:
07/11/2013
Categories:
Alumni, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor
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