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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

Completion of sale for Manor House

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The University of Birmingham today (Friday 20 January) confirms the sale of Manor House to Crest Nicholson, an important step forward in the history of the estate and the surrounding Selly Oak area.
Date:
20/01/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services

Last chance to join musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rooster

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Music lovers still have the chance to attend a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
11/01/2017
Categories:
Corporate Services, International

M40 Alliance forms to accelerate arthritis therapy

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A new partnership to speed up the development of novel treatments for arthritis has been launched, supported by a £7 million investment from the Kennedy Trust for Rheumatology Research.
Date:
07/12/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Old Joe turns red for World AIDS Day

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Old Joe will be turning red today, Thursday 1st December, to recognise World Aids Day, and to highlight some of the ongoing research taking place at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/12/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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