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Relations between China and India take centre stage at Birmingham conference

Relations between China and India take centre stage at Birmingham conference
Description
A ground-breaking conference at the University of Birmingham will bring together scholars from China, India and the UK to address contemporary Sino-Indian relations. Focusing on economic and security implications, speakers will also discuss the implications of China and India's simultaneous rise on the West.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Swim coach has a hole lot of love for the city's newest pool

Swim coach has a hole lot of love for the city's newest pool
Description
A swimming coach at the University of Birmingham finally got chance to get into a 50m pool in the city this week after 30 years of pining for one – although he'll have to wait a little while longer for the taps to be turned on.
Date:
07/07/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

Let the people co-create our cities of the future, urge University of Birmingham experts

Description
The UK's cities of the future should be "self-made", with citizens being enabled to help generate their own vision of urban living and to elect non-partisan leaders who can deliver it, urges a new Policy Commission report.
Date:
07/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Prominent Chinese genomics institute announces world-leading research centre with the University of Birmingham

Prominent Chinese genomics institute announces world-leading research centre with the University of Birmingham
Description
BGI, the world's largest genome research institute, has signed a ground-breaking agreement with the University of Birmingham that will create the Joint Centre for Environmental Omics (JCEO) between the two institutions. The JCEO will seek to protect environment, health and global biodiversity by analysing the toxicity of compounds more efficiently than has been achieved before.
Date:
07/07/2014
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Birmingham professor to give synthetic biology a voice inside Government

Description
Professor Timothy Dafforn will bring his expertise into the heart of Whitehall as at the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).
Date:
03/07/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences
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