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Green city in UAE desert has much to teach the world

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A new desert city in the United Arab Emirates without light switches or water taps has much to teach people around the world about saving energy and precious resources.
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Birmingham awarded £12m for new Biomedical Research Centre

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The Department of Health has today awarded Birmingham £12m to help advance research into inflammatory diseases.
Date:
14/09/2016

Researchers find way of developing composites that self-heal at very low temperatures

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Scientists have developed a method of allowing materials, commonly used in aircraft and satellites, to self-heal cracks at temperatures well below freezing. The paper, published in Royal Society Open Science, is the first to show that self-healing materials can be manipulated to operate at very low temperatures (-60°C).
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

£60m 'transformational' library opens at the University of Birmingham

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A brand new Main Library, built at a cost of £60 million and described as heralding a new generation of libraries in UK higher education, opens its doors on Monday (September 19) at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/09/2016
Categories:
Students

Rio Paralympic success for University of Birmingham alumnas

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Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumnas are celebrating success at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Date:
13/09/2016
Categories:
Alumni, International, Sport
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