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From Birmingham to Berlin: sports legacy expert joins global debate

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A University of Birmingham expert on how sport is instrumentalised for non-sporting aims, including high-profile sports events like the Olympic Games and football World Cup, will address a major conference in Berlin.
Date:
01/11/2016

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

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The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) today signed a new ¥20,000,000 agreement to develop innovative research in key areas such as nanoparticle technology and biomedicine. Signing the agreement allows both partners to work together on applied research projects that will use the University's research expertise to strengthen technological innovation in the Jiangsu Province across a wide range of engineering and medical technology.
Date:
01/11/2016

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

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

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

School academic leads new player performance study

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Dr Matt Bridge, of the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences, is leading a new player performance study designed to help golfers at all levels improve their performance. This study is the result of a collaboration between RSM, a leading audit, tax and consulting firm, and the European Tour.
Date:
21/10/2016

Alumni Spotlight - Jie Chen

Date:
20/10/2016

A chance to meet the University of Birmingham's Olympic heroes

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Have you ever wanted to find out what it takes to be an Olympic hero? People across the Midlands now have the chance to meet the University of Birmingham's Rio 2016 champions and ask them about their Olympic experiences.
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
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