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Old Joe turns red for global victims of faith persecution

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The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' turns red tomorrow (Weds) in memory of people around the world who have been killed for their faith.
Date:
22/11/2016

Birmingham–Beijing energy partnership powers from strength to strength

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Senior academics from the University of Birmingham have received honours from their counterparts at the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB). During a visit to USTB, Professor Andy Schofield, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, and Professor Martin Freer, Director of Birmingham Energy Institute, were awarded an Honorary Professorship and a Visiting Professorship respectively.
Date:
22/11/2016

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham

Prince Charles presents a digital replica of what could be oldest fragment of the Koran, discovered last year by the University of Birmingham
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The presentation to the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan launches a year of cultural collaboration between the UK and the UAE.
Date:
21/11/2016

Olympic hosts visit Birmingham for advice on welcoming elite athletes

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Visitors from Keio University, in Tokyo, came to Birmingham to learn more about how to host elite athletes – ahead of welcoming Team GB to Japan for the 2020 Olympic Games.
Date:
18/11/2016

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications

Cadbury Fellowship 2017. Call for applications
Description
We are looking for early-career scholars from African institutions whose research would benefit from a residential fellowship of approximately six weeks at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/11/2016

University of Birmingham and Chinese Academy of Sciences establish joint centre for physical energy storage research

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with the Institute of Engineering Thermophysics (IET) of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) to form a joint centre for mechanical energy storage technologies.
Date:
17/11/2016

Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE

Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript Exhibition on display in UAE
Description
The Birmingham Qur'an Manuscript, in digital form, is to be the centrepiece of the royal launch of the UK/UAE 2017 Year of Cultural Collaboration.
Date:
14/11/2016

Indian and British research experts agree way forward on major problems

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A two-day international workshop on sustainable cities and microbial infection has concluded in New Delhi.
Date:
08/11/2016

Birmingham Qur'an replica presented to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi

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His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales has presented an exclusive copy of the Birmingham Qur'an manuscript to His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi.
Date:
07/11/2016

Students attend international Clean Energy Science and Technology Summer School

Students attend international Clean Energy Science and Technology Summer School
Description
The annual three-week summer school sponsored by EDF and the School of Metallurgy and Materials is an important opportunity to strengthen ties and share expertise. Five of our Nuclear Engineering students: Martin Donohue, Jonny Young, Tom Mitchell, Nadeem Khodabukus and Alex Turner, were joined by students from the Universities of Xiamen, Michigan and Leeds to explore the field of Clean Energy from an interdisciplinary and international perspective.
Date:
07/11/2016
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