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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:
Friday 22nd November 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

Visit enhances University's key strategic partnership with Guangzhou

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Two years after the launch of the University of Birmingham's collaborative centre in Guangzhou, Vice- Mayor Wang Dong is visiting Birmingham this week to expand the strategic partnership between the City and the University.
Date:
Monday 21st October 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

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:
Friday 20th September 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

University of Birmingham launches new railway research institute in China

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The University of Birmingham has formed a new joint research institute with Anhui province in East China to support the development of railway infrastructure.
Date:
Monday 16th September 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International

Robots that learn from experience

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Specialist robots will learn how to act intelligently in real-world environments, supporting security guards or care home assistants, in a multi-million Euro project.
Date:
Tuesday 27th August 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

'Better detection' for Alzheimer's and cancers

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A new chemical discovery will lead to better monitoring and treatment for cancers and degenerative diseases, according to latest research by scientists.
Date:
Thursday 22nd August 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

Universities of Birmingham and Manipal partner in new educational initiative

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The University of Birmingham and Manipal University in India have signed an agreement this month formalising educational links between the two institutions. The partnership will enable students to complete their first two years of study at Manipal then progress directly into year two at Birmingham.
Date:
Wednesday 31st July 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Teaching

Preparing for the low carbon economy: fresh dialogue advances UK-China collaborations in sustainable energy

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Leading figures across industry, science and government are convening at the University of Birmingham this week to further UK-China partnerships in sustainable energy and smart grid technologies.
Date:
Tuesday 16th July 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International
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