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First Lego League 2016

First Lego League 2016
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For the first time, partners from industry and the armed services joined the judging panels at our FIRST LEGO League tournament hosted on January 8 2015 here at the University. Representatives from National Instruments, Network Rail, Mackwell, the Defence Training Undergraduate Scheme, Bournville College and IBM took part in this West Midlands regional tournament which is part of an international Engineering challenge run in the UK and Ireland by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).
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20/01/2017

Birmingham–Beijing energy partnership wins Chinese funding for joint research programme

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Energy storage experts at the University of Birmingham and the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have won a major funding award from the Chinese government for a joint doctoral research programme. The two universities set up the Joint Centre for Energy & Environment Research and Education (CEERE) just over a year ago and colleagues at the research facility have now secured funding for a joint PhD programme.
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20/01/2017

Birmingham–Beijing energy partnership wins Chinese funding for joint research programme

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Energy storage experts at the University of Birmingham and the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have won a major funding award from the Chinese government for a joint doctoral research programme.
Date:
20/01/2017

University of Birmingham alumnus highlighted as a 'standout' entrepreneur

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University of Birmingham alumnus Dr Amrit Chandan has been highlighted as a standout entrepreneur through his inclusion the prestigious Forbes 30 under 30 Europe list
Date:
20/01/2017

Trump and Putin: How Special a Relationship?

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Time magazine's decision to make Donald Trump its 'Person of the Year' may have seemed like the ultimate no brainer in a year when we got rather used to expecting the unexpected. However, did the illustrious journal get it wrong? Instead could a case have been made for awarding this annual badge of prestige to Trump's counterpart in Moscow?
Date:
19/01/2017

Trump and Putin: How Special a Relationship?

Description
Time magazine's decision to make Donald Trump its 'Person of the Year' may have seemed like the ultimate no brainer in a year when we got rather used to expecting the unexpected. However, did the illustrious journal get it wrong? Instead could a case have been made for awarding this annual badge of prestige to Trump's counterpart in Moscow?
Date:
19/01/2017

Birmingham materials and metallurgy experts welcome Malaysian visitors

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Metallurgy experts at the University of Birmingham today welcomed visitors from Malaysia to their laboratories to demonstrate how their research and teaching expertise could help to boost the country's economy.
Date:
19/01/2017

Chinese environment experts visit Birmingham in research partnership

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Environmental experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) today visited their counterparts at the University of Birmingham to continue work on a research partnership that could help solve major problems facing both countries.
Date:
18/01/2017

LEGO robots inspire engineers of the future

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Engineers of the future descended upon the University to compete in the regional heats of a world-wide research and engineering competition for 9-to-16-year-olds.
Date:
18/01/2017

China Academy of Arts

China Academy of Arts
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Professor Stone recently spent a weekend in Hangzhou. China, presenting at an International Digital Media Conference, and then lecturing on Human Factors and Virtual Reality to creative media and animation students at the famous China Academy of Arts.
Date:
17/01/2017
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