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Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

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The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
Friday 22nd November 2013
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Students

Major £15 million gift to the University of Birmingham enables creation of Forest Research Institute

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A new Institute for Forest Research will be established by the University of Birmingham to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands, and the resilience of trees to pests and diseases, thanks to a transformational gift of £15 million.
Date:
Thursday 7th November 2013
Categories:
Alumni, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Maori remains make the long journey to their ancestral home

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A collection of Maori skeletal remains and a tattooed Maori head discovered at the University of Birmingham were handed back to New Zealand in a spiritual ceremony on Friday.
Date:
Friday 18th October 2013
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham in arts and humanities research partnership

Description
Six of the region's universities, including the University of Birmingham, are to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership to create a centre for excellence for a new generation of arts and humanities researchers.
Date:
Tuesday 15th October 2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, International, Research, Students

University of Birmingham joins UK government delegation in China to boost research and development

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The University of Birmingham's Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Peck will join a UK government delegation led by Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts, on a high profile trade visit to Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
Date:
Tuesday 15th October 2013
Categories:
International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Sir David Omand to head new commission on the security impact of drones

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Sir David Omand, the UK's former Security and Intelligence Co-ordinator and director of GCHQ, is to chair the University of Birmingham's latest policy commission.
Date:
Monday 23rd September 2013
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

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The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
Friday 20th September 2013
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

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The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings, cementing its position in the top 100 universities globally and placing it 10th in the UK.
Date:
Tuesday 10th September 2013
Categories:
International, Research, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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