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Birmingham strengthens rail links with China

Birmingham strengthens rail links with China
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The University of Birmingham has signed a cooperation agreement on railway research and education with the Chinese rolling stock manufacturer, CSR Sifang. Reflecting the University of Birmingham's position as a global leader in railway science and education and CSR Sifang's status as one of the world's largest manufacturer of high-speed rolling stock, the two parties have agreed to cooperate to develop new technologies through cutting edge research.
Date:
13/05/2015

Mapping rivers and preserving livelihoods

Mapping rivers and preserving livelihoods
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River scientists and marine geophysicists from the US and UK - and led by the University of Birmingham - have teamed up for a unique collaboration that could help protect the lives of thousands of people who live close to the banks of some of South Asia's biggest rivers.
Date:
06/05/2015
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Two University of Birmingham scientists elected Royal Society Fellows

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Two University of Birmingham professors have been elected Fellows of the Royal Society, a fellowship of many of the world's most distinguished scientists drawn from all areas of science, engineering and medicine.
Date:
01/05/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Online voting a step closer thanks to breakthrough in security technology

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a technique to allow people to cast their election vote online – even if their home computers are suspected of being infected with viruses.
Date:
01/05/2015
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

University accommodation rises to the top

University accommodation rises to the top
Description
The newest addition to Edgbaston's skyline was officially topped out at a ceremony on Tuesday (April 28).
Date:
28/04/2015
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