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80 school children build robots to tackle global challenges at FIRST LEGO League competition

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How do we protect ourselves from natural disasters? How do we rebuild communities struck by natural disasters? These are the subjects of the 2013/2014 Nature's Fury challenge set for 9 to 16 year olds by the FIRST LEGO League.
Date:
07/01/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students, Teaching

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

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The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
22/11/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

The University of Birmingham opens its new telescope to the public

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A new era of astronomy starts at the University of Birmingham this month, when students and researchers start to observe the night sky with a new state-of-the-art telescope located at the University's observatory on the outskirts of the city.
Date:
04/11/2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research, Students

Study or work in China? Event explores options available

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The University of Birmingham's China Institute will host a workshop this week designed to showcase opportunities to study or gain work experience in China, with advice on scholarships available.
Date:
29/10/2013
Categories:
International, Students

University of Birmingham in arts and humanities research partnership

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Six of the region's universities, including the University of Birmingham, are to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership to create a centre for excellence for a new generation of arts and humanities researchers.
Date:
15/10/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research, Students
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