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Impressive performance for Birmingham in new Times league table

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As thousands of new students arrive to take the next step in their education, the University of Birmingham has climbed up the national rankings. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 has placed Birmingham 15th overall, up from 16th last year. The University of Birmingham is now ranked ninth within the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities, ahead of Nottingham and Manchester.
Date:
23/09/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

The war on leukaemia: how the battle for cell production could be decisive

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A key step in understanding the nature of the fight for superiority between mutated genes and normal genes could lead to new therapies to combat leukaemia, say researchers from the University of Birmingham and Newcastle University.
Date:
19/09/2014
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham and The Open University launch new modern languages course

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The University of Birmingham and The Open University are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new partnership to develop an innovative modern languages programme for undergraduate students. The new BA Modern Languages (University of Birmingham with the Open University pathway) programme offers a flexible route to a degree in modern languages for those without the traditional entry requirements.
Date:
12/09/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Teaching

More needed to protect our sportspeople from brain injury say Birmingham experts

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Two University of Birmingham academics are calling for more research to be carried out looking at how the brains of sportspeople – including children – react when they receive a blow to the head.
Date:
11/09/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Sport

University of Birmingham appoints FTSE 100 chief as Financial Director

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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Chris Granger has been appointed as the University's new Finance Director.
Date:
10/09/2014
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