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Healthcare students give Birmingham schools a life-saving lesson

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Over 2,500 school pupils have been given vital training in life-saving skills as part of a scheme led by volunteer healthcare students from the University of Birmingham.
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30/01/2015

Healthcare students give Birmingham schools a life-saving lesson

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Over 2,500 school pupils have been given vital training in life-saving skills as part of a scheme led by volunteer healthcare students from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
30/01/2015

University of Birmingham climbs five places in international outlook rankings

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The University of Birmingham has risen five points to be placed 81st among the top 100 international universities in the world 2015, as ranked by the Times Higher Education magazine.
Date:
29/01/2015

2015 STEM Awards open: College winner shares experience for potential applicants

2015 STEM Awards open: College winner shares experience for potential applicants
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Physics student Daniel Butters took part in the 2014 Telegraph UK STEM Awards, and won in the Construction category. Here he explains why anyone interested in taking part should "just give it a go".
Date:
29/01/2015

Distance learning residential January 2015

Distance learning residential January 2015
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Welcome to our international cohort who are currently visiting campus
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27/01/2015

Our Biosciences degrees achieve Society of Biology Accredited Degree status

Our Biosciences degrees achieve Society of Biology Accredited Degree status
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We are delighted that all of our BSc degree courses (except our new Biosciences with Business BSc) have received Society of Biology - Accredited Degree status.
Date:
27/01/2015

The burning issue of the world's vulnerable carbon sinks

The burning issue of the world's vulnerable carbon sinks
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Changing climate conditions and increasing occurrences of wildfires may leave globally important carbon stocks defenceless, new research shows.A study led by the University of Birmingham (UK), shows vast carbon-rich layers of peat (dead plant debris) found across the world are under threat from a drop in general water table levels and warmer temperatures, as a result of climate change. With drier peatlands becoming more prevalent and wildfire activity on the increase, the peat's carbon content is at a higher risk of being released into our atmosphere.
Date:
27/01/2015

FT Global MBA Rankings 2015

FT Global MBA Rankings 2015
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Birmingham Business School are delighted to announce that our MBA programme has been ranked within the FT Global MBA Rankings with a placement of 95th.
Date:
26/01/2015

Ukraine sliding towards all-out war despite mediation efforts

Ukraine sliding towards all-out war despite mediation efforts
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. Over the past few days, Ukraine has taken a significant turn for the worse. Fighting between rebels and government forces has intensified, the civilian death toll has increased, and the war of words between Ukraine and Russia has further escalated.
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26/01/2015

Why the fight against Islamic State is not the success we're told it is

Why the fight against Islamic State is not the success we're told it is
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Ministers from 21 countries gathered in London on January 22 to discuss the fight against Islamic State (IS). They had their photo opportunity and issued their statements. US secretary of state, John Kerry, told them that almost 6,000 jihadists had been killed, and almost 700 square kilometres of Iraqi territory retaken.
Date:
26/01/2015
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