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1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on

1066 and all that: Reliving the past 950 years on
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RIk Sowden writes about reenacting the Battle of Hastings, and asks why living history is so important.
Date:
23/11/2016

Birmingham drought experts launch pilot project to work with African communities on building resilience

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Experts at the University of Birmingham are launching an interdisciplinary project called CreativeDrought to prepare rural communities in Africa for possible future drought by combining local knowledge with environmental science.
Date:
23/11/2016

Investing to make waves

Date:
23/11/2016

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
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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
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