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University of Birmingham researchers discover new ancient tombs

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Archaeologists from the University of Birmingham have found "compelling evidence" of new Egyptian tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt's Minister of Antiquities has revealed.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

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 supports 'home' orchestra on tour of China

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The University of Birmingham is supporting the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra's (CBSO) New Year tour of China – marking a long musical partnership between the two institutions.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Vice Chancellor

Chimpanzees are 'indifferent' when it comes to altruism

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New research into chimpanzees suggests that, when it comes to altruistically helping a fellow chimpanzee, they are 'indifferent'.
Date:
20/12/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Na-no way! Scientists see snowman's face in platinum encrusted nanoparticle

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have captured the formation of a platinum encrusted nanoparticle that bears a striking resemblance to a festive snowman. As well as providing some Christmas cheer, the fully functional 'nano-snowman' has applications for providing greener energy and for advancements in medical care.
Date:
20/12/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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