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Should we stay or should we go? Immigration, Brexit and the status quo

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The desire to reduce immigration to the mythical tens of thousands promised by the Coalition and subsequent Conservative administrations, through regaining control of borders allegedly governed by Europe, was largely featured in the first call for an in/out EU referendum, and later in the lobbying of the Leave campaign. There are a range of possible scenarios in the event of a vote to stay in the EU or to leave, but whatever the outcome of the referendum, it is likely there will be little change in net migration figures.
Date:
19/05/2016

Birmingham water experts help China clean sewage treatment

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Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could help to make wastewater treatment plants in China run more effectively – cutting costs and emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.
Date:
17/05/2016

Birmingham water experts develop device to save lives

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Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could save lives around the globe by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink – particularly in refugee camps and disaster zones.
Date:
17/05/2016

Nine out of 10 international students satisfied with Birmingham

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Nine out of 10 international students are satisfied at the University of Birmingham and more than eight out of 10 would recommend it to others – a leading survey reveals.
Date:
16/05/2016

Influential Singapore business leaders back University of Birmingham

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Influential business leaders in Singapore have joined forces to help the University of Birmingham develop new research opportunities and business partnerships across South East Asia.
Date:
13/05/2016

On behalf of the German Shakespeare Society...

On behalf of the German Shakespeare Society...
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A letter from the President of the German Shakespeare Society to the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
03/05/2016

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO

From Birmingham to Paris: MA World Heritage Students visit UNESCO
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As part of the MA Programme in World Heritage Studies students from the UK, China, Russia, Taiwan, Brazil and Finland visited the UNESCO World Heritage Centre in Paris to engage in lively debate with specialists.
Date:
26/04/2016

Ewan Fernie in Belgrade

Ewan Fernie in Belgrade
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Professor Ewan Fernie (Shakespeare Institute) led a day-long event to mark the Shakespeare anniversary in Belgrade.
Date:
22/04/2016
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