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New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

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The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) today signed a new ¥20,000,000 agreement to develop innovative research in key areas such as nanoparticle technology and biomedicine. Signing the agreement allows both partners to work together on applied research projects that will use the University's research expertise to strengthen technological innovation in the Jiangsu Province across a wide range of engineering and medical technology.
Date:
01/11/2016

Chemistry Nobel Prize-winner to celebrate 'global science community' in guest lecture for University of Birmingham

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Professor Sir J Fraser Stoddart, University of Birmingham alumnus and winner of the 2016 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, is expected to call for scientists around the world to rally in support of global collaboration, during a guest lecture at the University tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016).
Date:
31/10/2016

Children and War

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A child washed up on the shores of Turkey after drowning at sea; the images of youngsters climbing across fences of barbed wires on Lampedusa; a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Syria – these are some of the images that, once seen, can never be unseen. The moments, captured in these images pass, but the cycles of displacement continue.
Date:
27/10/2016

Children and War

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A child washed up on the shores of Turkey after drowning at sea; the images of youngsters climbing across fences of barbed wires on Lampedusa; a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Syria – these are some of the images that, once seen, can never be unseen. The moments, captured in these images pass, but the cycles of displacement continue.
Date:
27/10/2016

University of Birmingham marks birthday of influential Chinese alumnus

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Li Siguang - one of the University of Birmingham's most famous Chinese graduates and a geology pioneer - was born on 26 October 1889.
Date:
26/10/2016

Lord Borrie 1931-2016

Lord Borrie 1931-2016
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Telegraph obituary of Lord Borrie, former Professor of English Law, Director of the Institute of Judicial Administration and Dean of the Faculty of Law at Birmingham.
Date:
26/10/2016

Nobel Prize-winning scientist returns to Birmingham for lecture

Nobel Prize-winning scientist returns to Birmingham for lecture
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University of Birmingham alumnus and 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry winner Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart will deliver a special lecture at Birmingham on his ground-breaking work.
Date:
25/10/2016

Alumni Spotlight - Jie Chen

Date:
20/10/2016

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day
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The CIFoRB team and the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief hosted a round-table event in Parliament on Thursday 27 October.
Date:
19/10/2016

Latvian Ambassador explores University of Birmingham's global vision

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The Latvian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about the University's work and its plans for engaging with European countries.
Date:
19/10/2016
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