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Forest Research facility shortlisted for major design awards

Forest Research facility shortlisted for major design awards
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The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) has been shortlisted for an award for its innovative FACE facility by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Date:
16/05/2017

Crime linkage network publishes paper

Crime linkage network publishes paper
Description
The Crime Linkage International NetworK (C-LINK) has published its first paper in the Journal of Criminal Justice.
Date:
15/05/2017

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability
Description
Singapore's largest railway operator and the University of Birmingham - one of the UK's top universities for railway science and education - have embarked on four research projects that will enhance the reliability of railway networks.
Date:
11/05/2017

Right-or left-handedness affects sign language comprehension

Description
The speed at which sign language users understand what others are 'saying' to them depends on whether the conversation partners are left- or right-handed, a new study has found.
Date:
11/05/2017

Communicating World Heritage - Call for Papers

Communicating World Heritage - Call for Papers
Description
Communicating World Heritage, a joint conference organised by the Ironbridge International Institute for Cultural Heritage and World Heritage UK.
Date:
10/05/2017

'Fingertip touch' clue to human ancestors exploiting treetop environments

'Fingertip touch' clue to human ancestors exploiting treetop environments
Description
Research by scientists at the University of Birmingham suggests that ancestral humans may have been more adept at negotiating unstable arboreal environment than previously thought.
Date:
10/05/2017

Professor Beech is invited participant at child sexual abuse prevention seminar

Description
Professor Anthony Beech was an invited participant to the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse seminar on 'Preventing and responding to child sexual abuse: Learning from best practice overseas' in London on Wednesday 12 April 2017.
Date:
09/05/2017

Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
Description
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Roy Harrison OBE has today been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science.
Date:
05/05/2017

University of Birmingham's Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

University of Birmingham's Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
Description
University of Birmingham Professor Roy Harrison OBE has today been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science.
Date:
05/05/2017

Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research

Fudan University President visits Birmingham to talk research
Description
The President of Fudan University, in China, visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange.
Date:
04/05/2017
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