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Life-size T-Rex offers a 'roarsome' start to the University of Birmingham's annual Community Day

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From circus performances, learning to HAKA, funfairs and face painting, to feeling a liver and discovering how the brain works; the sixth annual Community Day kicks off with a bang on Sunday 6 September on the University of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus.
Date:
01/09/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

A taste of university life gives local teens a chance to excel

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The University of Birmingham celebrates the tenth anniversary of its Academic Enrichment Programme this week, as it welcomes the latest cohort of students to its summer school.
Date:
26/08/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

Chinese and Western music styles combine for unique performance workshop

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A musical fusion of traditional Eastern and Western styles will be heard at the University of Birmingham, presented by Chinese music scholar, Professor Haisheng Li. Professor Li from Guangxi Arts Institute, China is a master of the di (Chinese bamboo flute), the xiao (Chinese vertical bamboo flute) and the xun (a clay based ancient instrument).
Date:
17/08/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, International

Digital storytelling: new online course on filmmaking for the web

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The University of Birmingham is joining forces with the BBC Academy and Creative Skillset to create a new free online training course on the FutureLearn platform starting in September.
Date:
23/07/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Teaching

Birmingham Qur'an manuscript dated among the oldest in the world

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A Qur'an manuscript held by the University of Birmingham has been placed among the oldest in the world thanks to modern scientific methods.
Date:
22/07/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research
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