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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 2017 reveals that Mathematics at the University of Birmingham has risen seven places to ninth in the UK. The courses have also been recognised as sixth in the Russell Group rising two places since last year's league table.
Date:
24/05/2016

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked fourth in the UK

Birmingham's Materials Engineering ranked fourth in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Materials Engineering at the University of Birmingham has risen one place to fourth in the UK. The courses have also been recognised as third in the Russell Group, also rising one place since last year's league table.
Date:
24/05/2016

Birmingham's Physics and Astronomy ranked second in the UK

Birmingham's Physics and Astronomy ranked second in the UK
Description
The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Physics and Astronomy at the University of Birmingham has risen two places to second in the UK. The courses have also been recognised as first in the Russell Group rising one place since last year's league table.
Date:
23/05/2016

Our School of Biosciences ranked third in Guardian League Table 2017

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In a result that recognises our excellent learning environment, our School of Biosciences has been ranked third in the UK for biosciences subjects in the Guardian University League Tables 2017.
Date:
23/05/2016

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk
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Dr Claire MacLeod Peters is continuing her work with the Prince's Teaching Institute Charity, delivering interactive lectures in French to inspire secondary school French teachers to engage with their subject in ways that reflect latest research findings.
Date:
23/05/2016

From Chernobyl and cholera to reworking Shakespeare, Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

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How are victims of Haiti's cholera outbreak being supported six years on? What can a new generation of nuclear reactors learn from Chernobyl and Fukushima? And how can one of Shakespeare's darkest plays become an even darker work of fiction?
Date:
23/05/2016

Should we stay or should we go? Immigration, Brexit and the status quo

Description
The desire to reduce immigration to the mythical tens of thousands promised by the Coalition and subsequent Conservative administrations, through regaining control of borders allegedly governed by Europe, was largely featured in the first call for an in/out EU referendum, and later in the lobbying of the Leave campaign. There are a range of possible scenarios in the event of a vote to stay in the EU or to leave, but whatever the outcome of the referendum, it is likely there will be little change in net migration figures.
Date:
19/05/2016

Should we stay or should we go? Immigration, Brexit and the status quo

Description
The desire to reduce immigration to the mythical tens of thousands promised by the Coalition and subsequent Conservative administrations, through regaining control of borders allegedly governed by Europe, was largely featured in the first call for an in/out EU referendum, and later in the lobbying of the Leave campaign. There are a range of possible scenarios in the event of a vote to stay in the EU or to leave, but whatever the outcome of the referendum, it is likely there will be little change in net migration figures.
Date:
19/05/2016

Birmingham water experts help China clean sewage treatment

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Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could help to make wastewater treatment plants in China run more effectively – cutting costs and emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.
Date:
17/05/2016

Birmingham water experts develop device to save lives

Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could save lives around the globe by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink – particularly in refugee camps and disaster zones.
Date:
17/05/2016
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