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"Modern library investment critical to futureproofing research and education in digital era of 'alternative truths'", says Dame Lynne Brindley at the University of Birmingham

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Speaking on the future role of libraries at the opening of the University of Birmingham's brand new, 'transformational' Library on Monday (13 February) Dame Lynne Brindley, Master at Pembroke College, Oxford, and former Chief Executive of the British Library said: "Librarians should work as partners with academics to provide students with frameworks for information literacy, digital fluency and critical judgement skills around the superabundance of unauthenticated data and information swirling around the ether.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni recognised in 2017 New Year Honours

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An array of University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni were among those honoured by the Queen in the 2017 New Year Honours list.
Date:
04/01/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Sport, Students

British-Chinese tech company wins University funding boost

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A British-Chinese tech company is the first company to raise investment funds from a leading UK university.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Birmingham legal expert awarded one of Ghana's top honours

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A world-renowned legal expert at the University of Birmingham has received one of the highest honours of the Republic of Ghana.
Date:
15/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Research

£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching
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