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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

Teaching excellence awarded at the University of Birmingham

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Two lecturers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious individual awards for excellence in teaching in higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
Categories:
Teaching

£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

Birmingham­ joins Jinan to launch joint institute in South China

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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China by launching a joint institute.
Date:
06/12/2016
Categories:
International, Teaching

Father and daughter in Class of 2016: making international relations a family affair

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Two generations from the same family will graduate from the University of Birmingham this year when Sikander Khan follows in his daughter Zarah's footsteps and crosses the stage of the Great Hall.
Date:
30/11/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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