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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

Chinese students hail "transformational" UK study experience

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Chinese students who have studied in the UK have seen a "profound transformational experience" in their personal and professional lives, according to research into the impact of studying abroad.
Date:
Monday 17th December 2012
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham launches new China Institute

University of Birmingham launches new China Institute
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The University of Birmingham's China Institute celebrates its official opening today in the presence of His Excellency Mr Liu Xiaoming, Ambassador of the People's Republic of China to the UK.
Date:
Thursday 13th December 2012
Categories:
Arts and Law, Corporate Services, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

Honorary Graduands for December 2012

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President of Medecins Sans Frontiers in the UK and a two-time winter Olympian are amongst the honorary graduands joining over 3000 students at the University of Birmingham graduation ceremonies this week. Paul McMaster and Adam Pengilly will also join leading figures from the world of medicine, media, government and education to pick up their honorary degrees from the University's Great Hall between 5 – 7th December 2012.
Date:
Monday 3rd December 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students

University of Birmingham welcomes South Korean Ambassador

University of Birmingham welcomes South Korean Ambassador
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The University of Birmingham hosts Choo Kyu-Ho, the Republic of Korea's Ambassador to the United Kingdom, this week at its Edgbaston campus.
Date:
Wednesday 18th July 2012
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students, Vice Chancellor

Delhi and Birmingham students unite to stand against poverty

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Students from the University of Birmingham in the UK will meet with poverty researchers, activists, government officials and fellow students at the University of Delhi next week as part of the first Academics Stand Against Poverty Students overseas delegation.
Date:
Thursday 12th July 2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students

Honorary graduands for July 2012

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A former Conservative Home Office Minister and the Director of the BBC National Orchestra are amongst those who will be given honorary degrees at the University of Birmingham graduation ceremonies in July 2012. Ann Widdecombe and David Murray join 15 honorary graduands and more than 5000 students who will collect their degrees at 18 ceremonies in the University's iconic Great Hall (4th – 12th July).
Date:
Thursday 28th June 2012
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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