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New £180m fund to accelerate energy research across the Midlands Engine

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A major new fund designed to drive cutting-edge research, innovation and skills across the Midlands Engine, has been officially launched today with significant backing from Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne.
Date:
26/04/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

Birmingham continues to climb university league table

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The University of Birmingham has risen to 15th in the UK university league tables with 50 per cent of its subjects in the top 10 and three subjects rated number one in the country.
Date:
25/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Hot super-Earths stripped by host stars: 'cooked' planets shrink due to radiation

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Astrophysicists at the University of Birmingham have used data from the NASA Kepler space telescope to discover a class of extrasolar planets whose atmospheres have been stripped away by their host stars, according to research published in the journal Nature Communications today (11 April 2016).
Date:
11/04/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research

The University of Birmingham and Huazhong University of Science and Technology agree teaching and research collaboration

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The University of Birmingham and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) have signed a new agreement to work together on research and teaching.
Date:
21/03/2016
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Teaching
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