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Scientists at Birmingham use trees to help unpick secrets held in archaeological sites

Scientists at Birmingham use trees to help unpick secrets held in archaeological sites
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham will discuss the archaeology of trees, including how a burial date of an Iron Age princess was discovered thanks to tree rings.
Date:
14/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Students

Making Space: Exploring issues of gender representation in Higher Education on International Women's Day

Making Space: Exploring issues of gender representation in Higher Education on International Women's Day
Description
The University of Birmingham is marking International Women's Day with a special exhibition celebrating the incredible achievements of its inspirational female staff, students and alumni.
Date:
08/03/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research, Vice Chancellor

Solar geometry sheds new light on a major Constable work

Description
A re-examination of the iconic John Constable work, Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows, has found that the original 1831 exhibited version of the painting did not have a rainbow – and that it was added later to correspond with the time of his best friend's death over a year later.
Date:
20/02/2017
Categories:
Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham researchers discover new ancient tombs

Description
Archaeologists from the University of Birmingham have found "compelling evidence" of new Egyptian tombs at Qubbet el-Hawa in Aswan, Egypt's Minister of Antiquities has revealed.
Date:
22/12/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research

Birmingham supports 'home' orchestra on tour of China

Description
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
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