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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

Birmingham joins Chinese partners to launch Shakespeare Centre in China

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Experts from the University of Birmingham have joined Nanjing University and Phoenix Publishing & Media Group to launch a ground-breaking collaboration that will help to broaden the appeal of Shakespeare in China.
Date:
15/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Birmingham legal expert awarded one of Ghana's top honours

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A world-renowned legal expert at the University of Birmingham has received one of the highest honours of the Republic of Ghana.
Date:
15/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Research
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