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Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference
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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security invited scholars and practitioners to reflect on the legacy of the meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev, exploring what went right, what went wrong, and assessing the prognosis for the future. The central focus of this event was to address the question of how trust was developed between the two leaders, why the relationship has broken down in the intervening years, and whether trust can be restored given the current state of US-Russia relations.
Date:
22/01/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - December 2015

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The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP launches the University of Birmingham's Cryogenic Energy Storage plant and more...
Date:
20/01/2016

PERFECT February talks

PERFECT February talks
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Project PERFECT will be giving a series of talks in February 2016.
Date:
14/01/2016

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow
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PhD Shakespeare and Creativity student Madeline Sayet has been selected as one of 21 TED Fellows who will take the stage at TED2016, between them representing 12 countries.
Date:
13/01/2016

The enduring legacy of Twelfth Night

The enduring legacy of Twelfth Night
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In the latest Birmingham Perspective Professor Michael Dobson asks Why does Shakespeare's festive tale continue to find new audiences?
Date:
12/01/2016

Birmingham partners with China State Grid to build a joint lab in novel energy storage technologies

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The University of Birmingham has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Smart Grid Research Institute (SGRI) of State Grid Corporation of China to develop a joint laboratory in energy storage.
Date:
22/12/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2015

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The 'spooky' effects of Quantum Mechanics, Doing Cold Smarter, Virtual Reality and more...
Date:
21/12/2015

MSc Railway Systems Engineering Programme celebrates 21st anniversary

MSc Railway Systems Engineering Programme celebrates 21st anniversary
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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education hosted a 21st celebration for its successful MSc Railway Systems Engineering and Integration programme at the University of Birmingham [Friday 4 –Saturday 5 December 2015].
Date:
18/12/2015

Regional champions crowned in Global LEGO challenge held in Birmingham

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A worldwide tournament to build global problem-solving robots out of LEGO has a new regional UK champion following a day of engineering excitement at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
16/12/2015
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