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"Modern library investment critical to futureproofing research and education in digital era of 'alternative truths'", says Dame Lynne Brindley at the University of Birmingham

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Speaking on the future role of libraries at the opening of the University of Birmingham's brand new, 'transformational' Library on Monday (13 February) Dame Lynne Brindley, Master at Pembroke College, Oxford, and former Chief Executive of the British Library said: "Librarians should work as partners with academics to provide students with frameworks for information literacy, digital fluency and critical judgement skills around the superabundance of unauthenticated data and information swirling around the ether.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Students, Teaching

University of Birmingham in UK's top six for graduate high fliers

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The University of Birmingham is among the six UK universities most frequently targeted by the country's top employers looking for graduate recruits, according to a newly published report.
Date:
17/01/2017
Categories:
Students

Birmingham leader visits forward-thinking Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood today visited the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) to further discuss how the two institutions can work together.
Date:
06/01/2017
Categories:
International, Research, Students, Vice Chancellor

University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni recognised in 2017 New Year Honours

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An array of University of Birmingham students, staff and alumni were among those honoured by the Queen in the 2017 New Year Honours list.
Date:
04/01/2017
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Sport, Students

£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
Categories:
Alumni, Students, Teaching
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