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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

Principal appointed for new University of Birmingham School

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The University of Birmingham and the governors of the University of Birmingham School are delighted to announce the appointment of one of the country's most outstanding headteachers to its flagship training school. Michael Roden, Head of King Edward VI Camp Hill School for Boys in Birmingham, will join the University of Birmingham School as Principal in April 2014 in order to prepare for its opening in September 2015.
Date:
11/12/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

From brain behaviour to Shakespeare: Birmingham unveils latest MOOCs

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The University of Birmingham is introducing further free, open, online courses today offering a taste of higher education to learners worldwide.
Date:
04/11/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Teaching

New pharmacy labs declared open

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Students beginning a brand new Pharmacy course at the University of Birmingham had the chance to hear one of the most eminent pharmacy professors in the country speak when he officially opened a new suite of laboratories yesterday (Wednesday).
Date:
26/09/2013
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Students, Teaching

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

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The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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