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University of Birmingham in Guangzhou to develop next steps for strategic partnership

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Senior representatives from the University of Birmingham are visiting Guangzhou this week to enhance the institution's extensive links with partners in the region.
Date:
Monday 25th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

UK-India project set to enhance talent in atomic physics research

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A new partnership between Indian and UK scientists to develop talent and innovation in a progressive branch of atomic physics is now underway.
Date:
Wednesday 20th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching

Birmingham and Nottingham projects to strengthen UK-Brazil research links

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The Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham have strengthened their collaborations with Brazilian institutions after securing funding for a number of country-specific research projects. Academics from both universities have won funding from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) to undertake research into priority areas spanning the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Date:
Monday 4th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

UK and USA collaborate in airborne climate science projects

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Birmingham scientists are taking part in the first scientific collaboration of its kind, where British and American scientists are trading skills and expertise and are using an unmanned robotic aircraft to gather high altitude atmospheric data.
Date:
Friday 25th January 2013
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

International research study to shed light on sources of air-polluting dust in India

Description
A quantitative analysis of dust sources in Delhi by scientists from India, the UK and the USA will provide important new insight into how individual sources of air-borne matter contribute to the overall concentrations measured in the atmosphere.
Date:
Tuesday 15th January 2013
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Chinese students hail "transformational" UK study experience

Description
Chinese students who have studied in the UK have seen a "profound transformational experience" in their personal and professional lives, according to research into the impact of studying abroad.
Date:
Monday 17th December 2012
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Brazilian Government and University embark on sports science partnership

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The University of Birmingham has signed a sports science based agreement with the Brazilian Government this month. The collaboration between Brazil's Ministry of Sport and the University of Birmingham will see the two partners work together on a range of sports science initiatives.
Date:
Friday 14th December 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport
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