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PhD student a finalist in ESRC writing competition

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PhD student David Pollard was a finalist in the ESRC Writing Competition 2017, which aims to encourage and recognise the writing skills of ESRC-funded students.
Date:
23/05/2017

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing
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Top UK and Chinese scientists are working together on the biggest-ever China-UK joint campaign in the megacity of Beijing to study air pollution and how it affects human health.
Date:
22/05/2017

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study
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Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
Date:
18/05/2017

University of Birmingham backs Chinese orchestra's first concert in Britain

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One of China's most prestigious orchestras performed in the UK for the first time – backed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/05/2017

Birmingham's Mathematics achieves a top ten ranking in the UK

Birmingham's Mathematics achieves a top ten ranking in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Mathematics at the University of Birmingham maintains its top ten place.
Date:
18/05/2017

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked second in the UK

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked second in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Materials Engineering at the University of Birmingham has risen two places to second in the UK.
Date:
18/05/2017

Birmingham's Physics and Astronomy ranked third in the UK

Birmingham's Physics and Astronomy ranked third in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham ranks third in the UK.
Date:
18/05/2017

The Other Place PhD Scholarship awarded

The Other Place PhD Scholarship awarded
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Congratulations to Elinor Davies who has been awarded the RSC/UoB The Other Place PhD Scholarship.
Date:
18/05/2017

Guardian League Table 2018 ranks Chemical Engineering at Birmingham second in the UK

Guardian League Table 2018 ranks Chemical Engineering at Birmingham second in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham continues to rank highly at second place in the UK.
Date:
18/05/2017

Power Transition in the Asia-Pacific: managing perceptions and trust in the 'Grey Zone'

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The Asia Research Group and The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) at the University of Birmingham hosted a workshop (Wednesday 10 May 2017) to examine recent efforts by key Asia-Pacific actors to shape perceptions using multiple instruments of national power, in what has been called the "Grey Zone" between peace and war.
Date:
16/05/2017
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