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China Academy of Arts

China Academy of Arts
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Professor Stone recently spent a weekend in Hangzhou. China, presenting at an International Digital Media Conference, and then lecturing on Human Factors and Virtual Reality to creative media and animation students at the famous China Academy of Arts.
Date:
17/01/2017

Retracing the Journey of the Pilgrims, autonomously.

Retracing the Journey of the Pilgrims, autonomously.
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Francis Drake became the first Briton to circumnavigate the globe In 1580. Some 400 years later another circumnavigation first for Britain is planned but this time the ship will be unmanned.
Date:
16/01/2017

Physics and Astronomy PhD student wins Hartle Award

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A PhD student from the School of Physics and Astronomy has recently won the Hartle Award for the best student talk in her session at the 21st International conference on General Relativity and Gravitation in New York (GR21). The conference was organised under the sponsorships of the International Society on General Relativity and Gravitation.
Date:
12/01/2017

CIFoRB celebrates its first year

CIFoRB celebrates its first year
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Marking its inaugural year CIFoRB looks forward to working with more Commonwealth parliamentarians to protect and defend Freedom of Religion or Belief
Date:
11/01/2017

Last chance to join musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rooster

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Music lovers still have the chance to attend a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
11/01/2017

Welcome to the new UBRobotics newsletter

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Welcome to UBRobotics' second newsletter, this time it's a Christmas special. December marks the end of term so there has been a lot of activity trying to finalise the robot designs ready to start manufacture early next term.
Date:
09/01/2017

Innovative insulin research could drastically reduce injections

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Researchers at the University are working on developing 'smart' insulin which could drastically reduce injections for patients suffering from type 1 diabetes.
Date:
06/01/2017

Birmingham leader visits forward-thinking Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood today visited the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) to further discuss how the two institutions can work together.
Date:
06/01/2017

Is the humble fridge the key to meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?

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The clock is ticking on the most ambitious set of international development targets ever conceived. By 2030, the UN's Global Development Goals ('Global Goals') promise to banish hunger, poverty and inequality; ensure universal access to safe water, education, health care, clean energy and decent work; and secure peace, justice, economic growth and sustainability. Achieving all this and in the timeframe set will be a monumental challenge. What is not yet widely recognised is that one critical factor will be the development of clean cooling.
Date:
05/01/2017
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