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Lord Bilimoria appointed as Chancellor of the University of Birmingham

Lord Bilimoria appointed as Chancellor of the University of Birmingham
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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that one of the country's leading international entrepreneurs has been appointed as its new Chancellor reflecting the University's position as a truly global institution that attracts the brightest and best from across the world.
Date:
12/05/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact

University of Birmingham's 'top ten' celebrates global impact
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For more than 100 years, research at the University of Birmingham has had a major impact on the world, from pioneering transplant surgery, the use of microwaves and creating artificial Vitamin C. This world-changing research is now being celebrated with a new 'top ten' list of academic pioneers.
Date:
09/05/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham biochemist wins prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry Award

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Professor Gurdyal S. Besra from the University of Birmingham has been named the Royal Society of Chemistry Jeremy Knowles Award winner for 2014.
Date:
06/05/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Trio of awards marks University's commitment to advancing careers of women in science

Description
The University of Birmingham has scooped three new national awards for its work to further and support the careers of women in traditionally male strongholds of academia.
Date:
05/05/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences

Children's TV time is closely linked to parents' viewing habits

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The amount of time children spend in front of TV, phone and computer screens is closely associated with their parents' own habits, with much higher weekend viewing than during the week, a new study by the Universities of Birmingham and Bristol has found.
Date:
01/05/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research
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