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University of Birmingham awards honorary degrees in 2017

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Birmingham's latest Nobel Prize winners Professor David Thouless and Professor Mike Kosterlitz are among those receiving honorary degrees from the University of Birmingham this year.
Date:
28/06/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, International

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'
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Judges for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 award, the world's largest prize for museums, visited Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology today (Monday 12 June) for an exclusive, interactive tour.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness now open

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness now open
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The University of Birmingham's new £55million Sport & Fitness club opened on Monday 22 May. University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness presents the city's first 50m pool, as well as an extensive state-of-the-art gym; five activity studios for classes; a squash court complex; a large multi-sports arena; a climbing wall and much more.
Date:
22/05/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Sport, Students, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness to open on 22 May

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness to open on 22 May
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The University of Birmingham's new £55million Sport & Fitness club will soon be opened. University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness presents the city's first 50m pool, as well as an extensive state-of-the-art gym; five activity studios for classes; a squash court complex; a large multi-sports arena; a climbing wall and much more.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Sport, Students, Vice Chancellor

"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
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