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Read around the world with Birmingham at Hay

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From the world's oldest Bible, via the meaning of Hamlet's 'To be or not to be' soliloquy, to the burgeoning popularity of mass reading events; the past, present and future of literature come together in the University of Birmingham's exciting line-up of lectures at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
22/05/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International, Research

Transformational campus development to get underway

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The University of Birmingham's plans for a £175million campusdevelopment project including brand new library and sports centre have beenapproved by Birmingham City Council. This marks thefinal step in the planning stages for a five-year investment in facilities thatwill transform the University's famous Edgbaston campus and extend the servicesavailable to the local community.
Date:
20/05/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham strengthens its top 20 league table position

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The University of Birmingham has been ranked 11th place in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013 and 17th out of 124 UK universities in The Complete University Guide for 2014 published today, 29th April 2013.
Date:
30/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Discovering the gender of an unborn baby and giving him or her a name, may help fathers bond with their offspring.

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Dads who find out the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name may find it easier to connect emotionally with their baby, a study conducted at the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
24/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Charitable donations to the University of Birmingham almost double in a year as giving to UK universities reaches record high

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Gifts to the University of Birmingham are continuing to transform lives as charitable donations have topped £10 million in a record year for philanthropic giving to UK universities, according to a new report.
Date:
22/04/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Vice Chancellor
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