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University of Birmingham marks birthday of influential Chinese alumnus

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Li Siguang - one of the University of Birmingham's most famous Chinese graduates and a geology pioneer - was born on 26 October 1889.
Date:
26/10/2016
Categories:
Alumni, International, Life and Environmental Sciences

New high-performance computing system launched to support research at University of Birmingham

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Research at the University of Birmingham is set to be given a boost this week with the launch of a high-performance, bespoke computing system known as BEAR Cloud.
Date:
17/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham establishes the first UNESCO Chair in Water Science

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The University of Birmingham has been invited by UNESCO's Director General to join its prestigious global universities network and establish the first ever UNESCO Chair in Water Science.
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Institute of Translational Medicine officially opened

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The Institute of Translational Medicine (ITM) was officially opened today by John Clancy, Leader of Birmingham City Council.
Date:
04/10/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Climate change means land use will need to change to keep up with global food demand, say scientists

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A team of researchers led by the University of Birmingham warns that without significant improvements in technology, global crop yields are likely to fall in the areas currently used for production of the world's three major cereal crops, forcing production to move to new areas.
Date:
20/09/2016
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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