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Birmingham leads on pioneering Student Ambassador programme championing diversity and tackling sexual harassment on campus

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Manchester have been awarded more than £400,000 by the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE), to develop and pioneer a programme of student ambassadors to help improve diversity and inclusion.
Date:
15/03/2017

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia

Research security partnerships connect UK, India and Australia
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Academic experts from the UK, India and Australia researching key global and regional security issues gathered in New Delhi to forge new research partnerships.
Date:
14/03/2017

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week

University celebrates research partnerships with first-ever Brazil Week
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The University of Birmingham is celebrating its extensive research partnerships with top universities across Brazil with a week of exciting Brazilian-themed events.
Date:
14/03/2017

Scientists at Birmingham use trees to help unpick secrets held in archaeological sites

Scientists at Birmingham use trees to help unpick secrets held in archaeological sites
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham will discuss the archaeology of trees, including how a burial date of an Iron Age princess was discovered thanks to tree rings.
Date:
14/03/2017

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
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Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
13/03/2017

Simon Halsey awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Music

Simon Halsey awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Music
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Simon Halsey CBE, Professor and Director of Choral Studies at Birmingham, was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal College of Music on 7 March 2017 for his outstanding contribution to international musical life.
Date:
13/03/2017

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy

University brings £3.5 billion boost to the UK economy
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The University of Birmingham contributes £3.5 billion to the UK economy every year – enough to build seven flagship hospitals or 140 new secondary schools, new figures show.
Date:
09/03/2017

Birmingham ranked 5th in the World for Sports-Related subjects

Birmingham ranked 5th in the World for Sports-Related subjects
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The QS World University Rankings by Subject 2017 reveal that Birmingham is the fifth best university on the planet at which to study sports-related subjects.
Date:
09/03/2017

The Great International Bake Off

The Great International Bake Off
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The Department of Modern Languages hosted our first 'Great International Bake Off' and it was a fantastic success.
Date:
09/03/2017

Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham

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Following traditions established by the oldest academic bodies, the University of Birmingham has always immortalised its key protagonists, its figureheads and academics in portraits since its foundation in 1900. However, the portraits, which adorn public spaces around campus, are almost all of brilliant men.
Date:
09/03/2017
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