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University of Birmingham hosts free festival for local community

University of Birmingham hosts free festival for local community
Description
Visitors to the University of Birmingham's FREE Community Festival cantravel the globe in a day before blasting off into outer space.
Date:
30/05/2017

University of Birmingham hosts Edgbaston hustings on campus

Description
Local residents will have the chance to question the candidates standing for the Edgbaston seat in the General Election at a hustings hosted by the University of Birmingham on Tuesday, 30 May.
Date:
26/05/2017

University of Birmingham and Fraunhofer UMSICHT launch Joint Research Platform

University of Birmingham and Fraunhofer UMSICHT launch Joint Research Platform
Description
Experts from industry and academia have launched a joint research platform to deliver new approaches to energy and waste management that will benefit cities and communities around the world.
Date:
25/05/2017

UK and Brazilian researchers uncover hidden spread of Zika virus in Brazil and Americas using virus genome sequences

Description
An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.
Date:
24/05/2017

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing
Description
Top UK and Chinese scientists are working together on the biggest-ever China-UK joint campaign in the megacity of Beijing to study air pollution and how it affects human health.
Date:
22/05/2017

Five Awards Won by New University Building Developments

Five Awards Won by New University Building Developments
Description
Four new developments at the University of Birmingham have between them received five regional industry awards for their design and development.
Date:
22/05/2017

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness now open

University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness now open
Description
The University of Birmingham's new £55million Sport & Fitness club opened on Monday 22 May. University of Birmingham Sport & Fitness presents the city's first 50m pool, as well as an extensive state-of-the-art gym; five activity studios for classes; a squash court complex; a large multi-sports arena; a climbing wall and much more.
Date:
22/05/2017

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study
Description
Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
Date:
18/05/2017

University of Birmingham backs Chinese orchestra's first concert in Britain

Description
One of China's most prestigious orchestras performed in the UK for the first time – backed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/05/2017

Coveted Architecture Award Won by Alan Walters Building

Coveted Architecture Award Won by Alan Walters Building
Description
Birmingham Business School's new Postgraduate Teaching Centre has won a coveted regional architecture award.
Date:
18/05/2017
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