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UK Government acknowledges growing importance of cyber security with £500k investment in bursaries for GCHQ-accredited master's degrees

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Last week (23 July), the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) acknowledged the growing importance of cyber security to Britain's national security and economic wellbeing by announcing a £500k investment in bursaries to help adults retrain for a job in cyber security.
Date:
02/08/2017

IEL Director presents at UNCITRAL 50th Anniversary Congress

IEL Director presents at UNCITRAL 50th Anniversary Congress
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In July Professor Martin Trybus presented a paper at the 50th Anniversary Congress of the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) at the UN headquarters in Vienna.
Date:
28/07/2017

Welcoming the government's 'Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan', but challenges lie ahead

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New plans announced by the Business and Energy Secretary this week to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies, are a welcome and interesting move by the government.
Date:
27/07/2017

Welcoming the government's 'Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan', but challenges lie ahead

Description
New plans announced by the Business and Energy Secretary this week to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies, are a welcome and interesting move by the government.
Date:
27/07/2017

SUSTech research experts visit Birmingham for partnership talks

SUSTech research experts visit Birmingham for partnership talks
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Researchers from the Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) visited the University of Birmingham to explore opportunities for research collaboration and to extend the existing doctoral training programme.
Date:
27/07/2017

University of Birmingham Racing team picks up three trophies at 2017 UK Formula Student Competition

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The University of Birmingham Racing (UBR) team has celebrated their 20th anniversary in style by winning a total of three trophies at the 2017 UK Formula Student Competition, which was held at the Silverstone Circuit between 20th and 30th July.
Date:
26/07/2017

University of Birmingham welcomes Business and Energy Secretary to spark battery challenge

University of Birmingham welcomes Business and Energy Secretary to spark battery challenge
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The University of Birmingham welcomed Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark for a keynote speech on the Government's Industrial Strategy.
Date:
24/07/2017

Malala visits Birmingham to spread message of 'education for all'

Malala visits Birmingham to spread message of 'education for all'
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Malala Yousafzai visited the University of Birmingham and appealed to women physicists from around the globe to spread the message of 'education for all'.
Date:
24/07/2017

Latest gravitational wave detection helps scientists reveal the history of the stars

Latest gravitational wave detection helps scientists reveal the history of the stars
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Writing in the journal Nature, Ilya Mandel, University of Birmingham Professor of Theoretical Astrophysics, has explained how the latest gravitational wave detected in January of this year could allow scientists to study the stars in the same that palaeontologists use fossilised remains to understand the history of life on Earth.
Date:
24/07/2017
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