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Monday 29th April 2013

School children build bridges with University of Birmingham engineers

School children build bridges with University of Birmingham engineers
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The School of Civil Engineering at the University of Birmingham is pioneering a new initiative to take bridge construction out to local schools and sixth forms to engage young people in the discipline. Visiting 10 and 11 year-olds at a local primary school today (Monday 29 April), this is the first session of an exciting new idea to encourage school children to get hands on with engineering.
Date:
Monday 29th April 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Teaching
Wednesday 20th February 2013

UK-India project set to enhance talent in atomic physics research

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A new partnership between Indian and UK scientists to develop talent and innovation in a progressive branch of atomic physics is now underway.
Date:
Wednesday 20th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching
Thursday 7th February 2013

Students convene in Delhi to explore international security challenges

Description
The evolving international security agenda, with particular reference to South Asia, is the focus of an exciting joint module for students from the Universities of Delhi, Birmingham and Melbourne next week.
Date:
Thursday 7th February 2013
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
Tuesday 8th January 2013

The Barber Institute at 80

The Barber Institute at 80
Description
13 December 2012 was a very special day for the University. On that day 80 years ago, Lady Barber and the original trustees signed the Deed of Settlement, which effectively founded the Barber Institute of Fine Arts that was bequeathed to the University 'for the study and encouragement of art and music'.
Date:
Tuesday 8th January 2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research, Teaching
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