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Children and War

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A child washed up on the shores of Turkey after drowning at sea; the images of youngsters climbing across fences of barbed wires on Lampedusa; a boy sitting dazed and bloodied in the back of an ambulance after surviving an airstrike in Syria – these are some of the images that, once seen, can never be unseen. The moments, captured in these images pass, but the cycles of displacement continue.
Date:
27/10/2016

Top ten universities conduct a third of all UK animal research

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The ten UK universities who do the most world-leading biomedical research have announced their animal research statistics, revealing that they collectively conducted a third of all UK animal research in 2015.
Date:
27/10/2016

University of Birmingham marks birthday of influential Chinese alumnus

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Li Siguang - one of the University of Birmingham's most famous Chinese graduates and a geology pioneer - was born on 26 October 1889.
Date:
26/10/2016

Alumni Spotlight - Jie Chen

Date:
20/10/2016

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day

International Freedom of Religion or Belief Day
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The CIFoRB team and the All Party Parliamentary Group for International Freedom of Religion or Belief hosted a round-table event in Parliament on Thursday 27 October.
Date:
19/10/2016

Latvian Ambassador explores University of Birmingham's global vision

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The Latvian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about the University's work and its plans for engaging with European countries.
Date:
19/10/2016

Britain and India must forge bold relationship to shape new world

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India and Britain must stand together and face future challenges in shaping a new world, one of India's most eminent political and diplomatic figures told an audience at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/10/2016

Aboriginal remains returned to ancestral home

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A collection of Aboriginal remains discovered at the University of Birmingham and at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, were handed back to traditional custodians from Australia in a spiritual ceremony today.
Date:
18/10/2016

Old Joe turns pink in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns pink this evening to mark the start of Breast Cancer Now's annual awareness month.
Date:
18/10/2016

New high-performance computing system launched to support research at University of Birmingham

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Research at the University of Birmingham is set to be given a boost this week with the launch of a high-performance, bespoke computing system known as BEAR Cloud.
Date:
17/10/2016
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