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'The Other Place' Theatre re-opens in Stratford to lead research and creative practice following a University of Birmingham and RSC partnership

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The iconic studio theatre, The Other Place, in Stratford-upon-Avon has reopened after undergoing a transformation partly funded by the University of Birmingham, in a five-year partnership with the RSC. The doors opened to the public on Monday 21 March with a new theatre tour, From Page to Stage, starting on Thursday 24 March.
Date:
21/03/2016

The University of Birmingham and Huazhong University of Science and Technology agree teaching and research collaboration

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The University of Birmingham and Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) have signed a new agreement to work together on research and teaching.
Date:
21/03/2016

The questions raised by freedom of information and arrests made for leaving children home alone

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Freedom of information requests and the ways these are interpreted by the media can answer important questions and shed light on particular custom and practice, on legal loopholes and on cases of ridiculously outdated law. However, such requests often raise more questions than they answer, highlighting a clear need for rigorous research and enquiry to explore what might be important lines of enquiry.
Date:
17/03/2016

The questions raised by freedom of information and arrests made for leaving children home alone

Description
Freedom of information requests and the ways these are interpreted by the media can answer important questions and shed light on particular custom and practice, on legal loopholes and on cases of ridiculously outdated law. However, such requests often raise more questions than they answer, highlighting a clear need for rigorous research and enquiry to explore what might be important lines of enquiry.
Date:
17/03/2016

International collaboration on financial research could change lives in Africa

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are leading work into inclusive finance that could improve people's lives across Africa and other developing countries.
Date:
11/03/2016

Researchers investigate new ways to tackle bile duct cancer

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Experts at the University of Birmingham are working with counterparts at the University of Bristol and in Thailand to identify new ways of detecting and treating a form of bile duct cancer that is claiming more and more lives in the UK and across South-East Asia.
Date:
09/03/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - March 2016

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University of Birmingham and University of Melbourne partnership, Gravitational Waves and more...
Date:
08/03/2016

New research identifies role of tiny bubbles in teeth cleaning

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Research into the science behind ultrasonic scalers, used by dental professionals to remove built up plaque, has identified that the formation of tiny bubbles around the head is key to the cleaning process.
Date:
02/03/2016

The Universities of Birmingham and Melbourne launch innovative global collaboration

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Melbourne have signed an expansive new agreement to formally collaborate on research, education, and cultural engagement.
Date:
02/03/2016

SPC member sheds light on what dedicated football supporters think about Qatar's forthcoming hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals

SPC member sheds light on what dedicated football supporters think about Qatar's forthcoming hosting of the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals
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Dedicated football supporters' attitudes towards Qatar's awarding of the 2022 FIFA World Cup do not wholly reflect the morale and logistical panic advocated by various international journalists, politicians and sports officials.
Date:
29/02/2016
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