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The engineering gap

The engineering gap
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A recent BBC article on the engineering gap highlighted that women make up around just 8% of engineers in the UK. The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham is committed to providing a thriving environment in which female engineers can achieve their potential and advance their careers within the field of engineering.
Date:
09/12/2016

Modern Languages Christmas party

Modern Languages Christmas party
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December saw the return of the Modern Languages Christmas Party, which was attended by Undergraduates, Postgraduates and staff in the Department as well as Erasmus and International students from across the University.
Date:
08/12/2016

The father of molecular machinery – an evening with Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart

The father of molecular machinery – an evening with Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddart
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Professor Sir J. Fraser Stoddary received the 2016 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the design and synthesis of molecular machines. He returned to the University in November to deliver a special lecture on his research. SATNAV, our journalistic society, were at the event and had the pleasure of meeting him and hearing more of his life's work.
Date:
08/12/2016

£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016

Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir perform Jonathan Dove

Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir perform Jonathan Dove
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University of Birmingham were delighted to welcome contemporary composer, Jonathan Dove, to the Elgar Concert Hall this month to hear his works performed by the Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir.
Date:
07/12/2016

New PhD studentships available

New PhD studentships available
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The School is offering new PhD studentships to start in 2017.
Date:
07/12/2016

ITSEE welcomes a Visiting Fellow from Brazil

ITSEE welcomes a Visiting Fellow from Brazil
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ITSEE welcomes a Visiting Fellow from Brazil, Dr Luise Frenkel, for a three-month stay.
Date:
07/12/2016

Birmingham­ joins Jinan to launch joint institute in South China

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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China by launching a joint institute.
Date:
06/12/2016

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute
Description
The University of Birmingham and Jinan University joint institute was officially unveiled at a ceremony in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. The Universities have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China. The joint institute, a first for both Universities, will initially focus on degree programs in Applied Mathematics with Economics, Statistics, Computing, and Mathematics. Enrolment is due to commence in 2017 and is planned to rise to well over 1000 students.
Date:
05/12/2016

Birmingham signs agreement with Chinese medical researchers

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with Wenzhou Medical University to explore new opportunities for working together on translational and allied health research.
Date:
05/12/2016
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