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Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership

Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership
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Senior leaders from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou visited the University of Birmingham to mark a new partnership that will help to boost the numbers of Chinese doctors in general practice
Date:
19/06/2017

Jinan University leaders mark dual degrees in Birmingham visit

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Senior leaders from Jinan University visited the University of Birmingham to mark a new partnership that will allow students to study in China and receive degrees from each university.
Date:
16/06/2017

Birmingham student joins crew of tall ship to bring Virtual Mayflower to life

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Birmingham Engineering MSc project student Stefan Roth joined members of the School's Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team to undertake a truly unique trial of new motion capture technology.
Date:
16/06/2017

Visiting virtual beach improves patient experiences during dental procedures

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A team of researchers at the Universities of Birmingham, Plymouth, and Exeter carried out a study as to whether virtual reality experiences could reduce anxiety in patients undergoing dental procedures such as fillings and tooth extractions.
Date:
16/06/2017

Coordinates of more than 23,000 atoms in technologically important material mapped

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We are part of an international collaboration that has mapped – for the first time – the coordinates of more than 23,000 individual atoms in a tiny iron-platinum nanoparticle to reveal the inherent defects in its structural and chemical order.
Date:
14/06/2017

University of Birmingham launches new degree apprenticeship with PwC

University of Birmingham launches new degree apprenticeship with PwC
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The University of Birmingham and PwC have collaborated to launch a four year, fully-funded technology degree apprenticeship to develop the UK's next generation of technology talent, to meet the needs of industry.
Date:
14/06/2017

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners
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The University of Birmingham has signed agreements with three Chinese partners as part of a major visit to the UK by leaders from Guangdong province.
Date:
13/06/2017

30 years on, human-centred design remains key to the future of virtual, augmented and mixed realities

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30 years on, Professor Bob Stone stresses the importance of human-centred design to the future of virtual, augmented and mixed reality technologies.
Date:
12/06/2017

Dr Lewis Makana wins Best Paper Award for research on sustainable cities

Dr Lewis Makana wins Best Paper Award for research on sustainable cities
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Dr Lewis Makana, a Research Fellow at Birmingham, was recently awarded the Best Paper Award at the 5th International Conference on Utility Management and Safety (ICUMAS) in Hong Kong.
Date:
12/06/2017

Birmingham's VR experience boosts visitor understanding of oceans

Birmingham's VR experience boosts visitor understanding of oceans
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Academics from the University of Birmingham are to work with researchers at the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth in a bid to create new types of virtual reality technology aimed at enhancing visitor experience.
Date:
09/06/2017
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