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Birmingham continues rise up university league table

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The University of Birmingham has risen to 13th in the UK university league tables with 18 of its subjects in the top 10 and two rated as the best in the country.
Date:
24/05/2016

Bringing a taste of home to Birmingham's Chinese students

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Chinese students at the University of Birmingham can now enjoy a taste of home – thanks to a new menu developed by a well-travelled catering manager who flew more than 5,000 miles for inspiration.
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Students

From Chernobyl and cholera to reworking Shakespeare, Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

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How are victims of Haiti's cholera outbreak being supported six years on? What can a new generation of nuclear reactors learn from Chernobyl and Fukushima? And how can one of Shakespeare's darkest plays become an even darker work of fiction?
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences

Enhancing treatments for disease and ageing at Phenome Centre Birmingham

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Birmingham will be boosted in its efforts to tackle key medical challenges, such as disease diagnosis, identification of the right treatments and improving the health of ageing populations, by the official opening of the Phenome Centre Birmingham today.
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

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Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research, Social Sciences
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