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Birmingham–Beijing energy partnership wins Chinese funding for joint research programme

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Energy storage experts at the University of Birmingham and the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have won a major funding award from the Chinese government for a joint doctoral research programme.
Date:
20/01/2017

Trump and Putin: How Special a Relationship?

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Time magazine's decision to make Donald Trump its 'Person of the Year' may have seemed like the ultimate no brainer in a year when we got rather used to expecting the unexpected. However, did the illustrious journal get it wrong? Instead could a case have been made for awarding this annual badge of prestige to Trump's counterpart in Moscow?
Date:
19/01/2017

Trump and Putin: How Special a Relationship?

Description
Time magazine's decision to make Donald Trump its 'Person of the Year' may have seemed like the ultimate no brainer in a year when we got rather used to expecting the unexpected. However, did the illustrious journal get it wrong? Instead could a case have been made for awarding this annual badge of prestige to Trump's counterpart in Moscow?
Date:
19/01/2017

Birmingham materials and metallurgy experts welcome Malaysian visitors

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Metallurgy experts at the University of Birmingham today welcomed visitors from Malaysia to their laboratories to demonstrate how their research and teaching expertise could help to boost the country's economy.
Date:
19/01/2017

Chinese environment experts visit Birmingham in research partnership

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Environmental experts from the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) today visited their counterparts at the University of Birmingham to continue work on a research partnership that could help solve major problems facing both countries.
Date:
18/01/2017

CIFoRB celebrates its first year

CIFoRB celebrates its first year
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Marking its inaugural year CIFoRB looks forward to working with more Commonwealth parliamentarians to protect and defend Freedom of Religion or Belief
Date:
11/01/2017

Last chance to join musical welcome for Chinese Year of the Rooster

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Music lovers still have the chance to attend a special concert at the University of Birmingham marking the Chinese New Year with a magical fusion of East and West.
Date:
11/01/2017

Birmingham leader visits forward-thinking Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood today visited the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) to further discuss how the two institutions can work together.
Date:
06/01/2017

Is the humble fridge the key to meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?

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The clock is ticking on the most ambitious set of international development targets ever conceived. By 2030, the UN's Global Development Goals ('Global Goals') promise to banish hunger, poverty and inequality; ensure universal access to safe water, education, health care, clean energy and decent work; and secure peace, justice, economic growth and sustainability. Achieving all this and in the timeframe set will be a monumental challenge. What is not yet widely recognised is that one critical factor will be the development of clean cooling.
Date:
05/01/2017
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