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Prospective joint clinical trials centre tops agenda for latest Sun Yat-Sen visit

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The creation of a new joint clinical trials unit based in Guangzhou's largest hospital is under discussion as its President visits the University of Birmingham this week.
Date:
Friday 15th March 2013
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences

Visiting pasts, developing futures: international conference explores relationships between tourism and cultural heritage

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Academics and professionals working in the fields of heritage and tourism from across the world will convene in Taipei, Taiwan this spring for a five-day conference focusing on the changing ways in which cultural heritage is used, represented and interpreted within the development of international tourism.
Date:
Friday 8th March 2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, International

Birmingham, Delhi and Yale to establish global justice programme

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The University of Birmingham is joining forces with Yale and Delhi to support the development of a pioneering global justice programme in India.
Date:
Wednesday 27th February 2013
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences, Students

University of Birmingham in Guangzhou to develop next steps for strategic partnership

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Senior representatives from the University of Birmingham are visiting Guangzhou this week to enhance the institution's extensive links with partners in the region.
Date:
Monday 25th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

UK-India project set to enhance talent in atomic physics research

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A new partnership between Indian and UK scientists to develop talent and innovation in a progressive branch of atomic physics is now underway.
Date:
Wednesday 20th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Students, Teaching

Students convene in Delhi to explore international security challenges

Description
The evolving international security agenda, with particular reference to South Asia, is the focus of an exciting joint module for students from the Universities of Delhi, Birmingham and Melbourne next week.
Date:
Thursday 7th February 2013
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Birmingham and Nottingham projects to strengthen UK-Brazil research links

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The Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham have strengthened their collaborations with Brazilian institutions after securing funding for a number of country-specific research projects. Academics from both universities have won funding from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) to undertake research into priority areas spanning the sciences, social sciences and humanities.
Date:
Monday 4th February 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Indian alumnus makes shortlist for Man Booker International Prize

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University of Birmingham alumnus UR Ananthamurthy has been shortlisted for the fifth Man Booker International Prize, which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction.
Date:
Thursday 31st January 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International
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