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University of Birmingham and IIM Kozhikode formalise links

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The University of Birmingham in the UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management Kozhikode (IIMK) in Kerala, India.
Date:
Friday 7th December 2012
Categories:
International

Birmingham medical professor becomes honorary citizen of Chinese city

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The government of Guangzhou, one of the most important cities in mainland China, has named University of Birmingham Professor KK Cheng as an honorary citizen.
Date:
Thursday 6th December 2012
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences

Honorary Graduands for December 2012

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President of Medecins Sans Frontiers in the UK and a two-time winter Olympian are amongst the honorary graduands joining over 3000 students at the University of Birmingham graduation ceremonies this week. Paul McMaster and Adam Pengilly will also join leading figures from the world of medicine, media, government and education to pick up their honorary degrees from the University's Great Hall between 5 – 7th December 2012.
Date:
Monday 3rd December 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students

PGA and University of Birmingham unveil new international golf degree programme

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A new honours degree aimed at international students eager for a career in the golf industry has been launched by The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) and the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Friday 30th November 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport, Students, Teaching

Lessons from London, the road to Rio: conference examines leveraging legacies of major sporting events

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International sports legacy experts will convene at the University of Birmingham this week to discuss the rationale behind hosting global mega-events and their lasting impact.
Date:
Monday 26th November 2012
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport

Brazilian and UK scientists explore research partnerships to improve safe exploitation of oil and gas

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The safe exploitation of deep water oil heads the agenda at an international research workshop hosted by the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande de Norte (UFRN) in Natal, Brazil this week.
Date:
Wednesday 14th November 2012
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Recorded for posterity: University of Birmingham scans Chicago museum's future home

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The University of Birmingham has presented the National Public Housing Museum (NPHM) with a 3D laser scan of the Museum's future home in Chicago's west side.
Date:
Wednesday 24th October 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, International

University of Birmingham expands ties with US Midwest in latest visit

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Vice-Chancellor Professor David Eastwood will lead a delegation to Chicago this week as the University's links with the Midwest continue to grow.
Date:
Monday 15th October 2012
Categories:
International, Vice Chancellor
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