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The engineering gap

The engineering gap
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A recent BBC article on the engineering gap highlighted that women make up around just 8% of engineers in the UK. The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham is committed to providing a thriving environment in which female engineers can achieve their potential and advance their careers within the field of engineering.
Date:
09/12/2016

Andrew Mitchell, MP Debates the Syrian Crisis

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The Middle East Politics Research Group and POLSIS hosted a talk by Andrew Mitchell, MP, on the Syrian crisis.
Date:
08/12/2016

Teaching excellence awarded at the University of Birmingham

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Two lecturers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious individual awards for excellence in teaching in higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016

£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016

Birmingham­ joins Jinan to launch joint institute in South China

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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China by launching a joint institute.
Date:
06/12/2016

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute
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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University joint institute was officially unveiled at a ceremony in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. The Universities have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China. The joint institute, a first for both Universities, will initially focus on degree programs in Applied Mathematics with Economics, Statistics, Computing, and Mathematics. Enrolment is due to commence in 2017 and is planned to rise to well over 1000 students.
Date:
05/12/2016

Birmingham signs agreement with Chinese medical researchers

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Wenzhou Medical University to explore new opportunities for working together on translational and allied health research.
Date:
05/12/2016

BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now

BRIHC African Studies PhD Scholarship - apply now
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Applications now open for scholarships to commence in September 2017. Deadline to apply is 20 February 2017.
Date:
02/12/2016

Chinese psychology experts visit Birmingham to explore future links

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Psychology experts from Sun Yat Sen University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
02/12/2016

Birmingham and Indian scientists meet to investigate air pollution causes

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are in Delhi and working with their Indian counterparts to help young researchers better understand the causes, sources and effects of pollution in India and the UK.
Date:
02/12/2016
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