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University of Birmingham cements and creates new collaborations with Guangzhou

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Six months after the launch of the University's representative office in Guangzhou, the Vice Chancellor of the University of Birmingham is back in Guangzhou today to highlight the ongoing strategic partnership between the City and the University.
Date:
Monday 16th April 2012
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Vice Chancellor

Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham celebrate first anniversary of landmark collaboration

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Against a backdrop of the most challenging time in UK higher education for a generation, a landmark collaboration agreement between the University of Birmingham and University of Nottingham is celebrating a successful first year. This innovative partnership builds on the complementary strengths of the two universities and has already enabled the institutions to secure multi-million pound research income, explore new international markets, and develop new research collaborations.
Date:
Friday 16th March 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Rising temperatures impact on major pest of rice

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Rice crop plaguing insects may struggle to survive in a warming climate, scientists from the University of Birmingham have found.
Date:
Thursday 23rd February 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Computational research aims to alleviate embarrassing bladder problems

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham and the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay are working together to develop new ways of treating bladder overactivity, a problem which affects millions of people worldwide.
Date:
Wednesday 18th January 2012
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

Scientists 'trigger' high energy physics at CERN in India-UK collaboration

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The University of Birmingham is working with partners at Jammu University on particle physics experiments, including those at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) at the European Organization for Nuclear Research – CERN.
Date:
Monday 19th December 2011
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research

University of Birmingham explores further collaborative opportunities in Guangzhou

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Following the launch of the University of Birmingham Guangzhou Centre in September 2011, senior academics will return to the city this week to develop additional opportunities for joint research and innovation.
Date:
Saturday 17th December 2011
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

UK and Indian researchers unite to fight global tuberculosis epidemic

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University of Birmingham academics from the School of Biosciences are joining forces with peers from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) in a new research partnership focused on tackling tuberculosis (TB).
Date:
Wednesday 14th December 2011
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Research aims to reduce risk of nerve damage in leprosy patients

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An honorary senior research fellow from the University of Birmingham in the UK is collaborating with Brazilian and Dutch researchers in the fight against leprosy in Brazil. Professor Pranab K. Das from the University of Birmingham (previously from the University of Amsterdam) is currently working with the Institute of Lauro Souza Lima (ILSL) in Bauru, São Paulo, and with the Academic Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam to reduce the risk of nerve damage caused by leprosy. If left untreated this nerve damage leads to disability.
Date:
Tuesday 13th December 2011
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
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