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Birmingham Business School scores 'world-first' accreditation for online MBA

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The University of Birmingham's online MBA is the first in the world to receive formal accreditation from one of the leading authorities on postgraduate business education.
Date:
09/06/2016

Mobile laboratories help track Zika spread across Brazil

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham are working with health partners in Brazil to combat the spread of Zika virus by deploying a pair of mobile DNA sequencing laboratories on a medical 'road trip' through the worst-hit areas of the country.
Date:
08/06/2016

LISA Pathfinder exceeds expectations

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The European Space Agency's LISA Pathfinder mission has successfully demonstrated the technology needed to build a space-based gravitational wave observatory, with sophisticated electronics from University of Birmingham at the heart of the instrument.
Date:
07/06/2016

Asteroseismologists listen to the relics of the Milky Way: sounds from the oldest stars in our Galaxy

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Astrophysicists from the University of Birmingham have captured the sounds of some of the oldest stars in our galaxy, the Milky Way, according to research published in the Royal Astronomical Society journal Monthly Notices.
Date:
07/06/2016

Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student

Li Siguang Scholarship awarded to CeSMA PHD student
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Xie Chen awarded Li Siguang PhD Scholarship to complete her thesis 'Collection and patronage of the arts by Tang courts'
Date:
06/06/2016

Birmingham Railway Centre signs Memorandum of Understanding with Land Transport Authority (LTA)

Birmingham Railway Centre signs Memorandum of Understanding with Land Transport Authority (LTA)
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The University of Birmingham and Land Transport Authority (LTA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on Wednesday 1 June 2016 to formalise links for future research and educational collaborations.
Date:
03/06/2016

Brexit Poll of Polls: Undecided voters hold the balance

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Welcome to the University of Birmingham's Poll of Polls for Britain's European Union referendum. From now until the vote on 23 June, we will be assessing all the major surveys of public opinion to assess what can and cannot be said with confidence about the state of the campaign.
Date:
02/06/2016

Brexit Poll of Polls: Undecided voters hold the balance

Description
Welcome to the University of Birmingham's Poll of Polls for Britain's European Union referendum. From now until the vote on 23 June, we will be assessing all the major surveys of public opinion to assess what can and cannot be said with confidence about the state of the campaign.
Date:
02/06/2016

Military needs a more realistic approach to virtual reality

Military needs a more realistic approach to virtual reality
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The worlds of warfare and virtual reality are an appealing combination. Millions of fans of Call of Duty would no doubt jump from their sofas at the chance to immerse themselves in a 3D version of the game, given the right kit. But the serious side of this combination is appealing too. Using virtual reality to train soldiers and other military personnel is a much safer (and cheaper) option for governments and their defence organisations. So what does the future hold for virtual reality technologies and their military applications?
Date:
02/06/2016

Climate change adaptation costs set to soar on the railway

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Britain's railway is facing a dramatic increase in the cost of dealing with extreme weather over coming decades unless it starts taking pre-emptive action now, according to new research released by RSSB today.
Date:
01/06/2016
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