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Severe drought no longer caused just by nature

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham are calling on drought researchers and managers around the world to consider both human activity and natural phenomena in their battle to preserve increasingly scarce global water supplies.
Date:
02/02/2016

University of Birmingham welcomes the Chinese Year of the Monkey

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The University of Birmingham's China Institute has marked the Chinese New Year with the help of three world-class musicians. Pianist Di Xiao, cellist Jiaxin Lloyd Webber and violinist Jiafeng Chen performed in the University's Bramall Music Building to staff, students, partners and members of the Chinese community from across the West Midlands and beyond.
Date:
29/01/2016

Year of the Monkey heralds golden opportunity for Chinese research partnerships

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As we enter the Chinese Year of the Monkey in 2016, a new year brings fresh opportunity for the UK to continue building its relationship with China in many areas, not least academic research.
Date:
28/01/2016

Year of the Monkey heralds golden opportunity for Chinese research partnerships

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As we enter the Chinese Year of the Monkey in 2016, a new year brings fresh opportunity for the UK to continue building its relationship with China in many areas, not least academic research.
Date:
28/01/2016

University of Birmingham formalises links with Suranaree University of Technology

University of Birmingham formalises links with Suranaree University of Technology
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The University of Birmingham and Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (18 Jan 2016) to formalise a partnership in education, training and development in railway and vehicle technology research. The signing ceremony was followed by an official gift exchange between Professor Prasart Suebka, Rector of SUT, and Professor Adam Tickell, Provost and Vice Principle, University of Birmingham.
Date:
22/01/2016

High-tech underwater survey discovers what lies beneath surface of Burrator Reservoir

High-tech underwater survey discovers what lies beneath surface of Burrator Reservoir
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An underwater survey of Burrator Reservoir has revealed what is beneath the surface in a virtual reality model of the area.
Date:
22/01/2016

University of Birmingham strengthens its partnership with China in civil nuclear energy studies

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The University of Birmingham and the General Nuclear International Ltd (GNI) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to forge a long-term partnership in the education, training and development of civil nuclear energy studies.
Date:
22/01/2016

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference
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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security invited scholars and practitioners to reflect on the legacy of the meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev, exploring what went right, what went wrong, and assessing the prognosis for the future. The central focus of this event was to address the question of how trust was developed between the two leaders, why the relationship has broken down in the intervening years, and whether trust can be restored given the current state of US-Russia relations.
Date:
22/01/2016
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