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Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference
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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security invited scholars and practitioners to reflect on the legacy of the meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev, exploring what went right, what went wrong, and assessing the prognosis for the future. The central focus of this event was to address the question of how trust was developed between the two leaders, why the relationship has broken down in the intervening years, and whether trust can be restored given the current state of US-Russia relations.
Date:
22/01/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - December 2015

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The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP launches the University of Birmingham's Cryogenic Energy Storage plant and more...
Date:
20/01/2016

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow
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PhD Shakespeare and Creativity student Madeline Sayet has been selected as one of 21 TED Fellows who will take the stage at TED2016, between them representing 12 countries.
Date:
13/01/2016

Birmingham partners with China State Grid to build a joint lab in novel energy storage technologies

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The University of Birmingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Smart Grid Research Institute (SGRI) of State Grid Corporation of China to develop a joint laboratory in energy storage.
Date:
22/12/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2015

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The 'spooky' effects of Quantum Mechanics, Doing Cold Smarter, Virtual Reality and more...
Date:
21/12/2015

University of Birmingham accompanies Secretary of State to Delhi for Indian launch of Midlands' Engine

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University of Birmingham Chancellor Lord Bilimoria, and Provost and Vice Principal Adam Tickell, accompanied Secretary of State for Business Innovation and Skills, Sajid Javid, and Universities Minister Jo Johnson, to New Delhi, for the India launch of the Midlands' Engine.
Date:
10/12/2015

Is exercise enough as part of diabetes treatment?

Is exercise enough as part of diabetes treatment?
Description
Current exercise guidelines for type 2 diabetes patients offer no recommendations regarding goals for increasing fitness levels and are identical to recommendations given to all adults. Dr Thomas Solomon, EU Marie Curie Research Fellow in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, discusses his investigations into type 2 diabetes.
Date:
04/12/2015

University of Birmingham deepens academic links with Mexico

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The University of Birmingham becomes one of 12 UK universities and 12 Mexican universities to embark on a new initiative to deepen academic links between the two countries.
Date:
30/11/2015

David Parker receives the OBE

David Parker receives the OBE
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Professor David Parker, Director of ITSEE, received the award of OBE at Windsor Castle yesterday.
Date:
26/11/2015
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