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Brexit Poll of Polls: Undecided voters hold the balance

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Welcome to the University of Birmingham's Poll of Polls for Britain's European Union referendum. From now until the vote on 23 June, we will be assessing all the major surveys of public opinion to assess what can and cannot be said with confidence about the state of the campaign.
Date:
02/06/2016

One month to go! First MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons

One month to go! First MOOC in Outstanding P.E. lessons
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The first-of-its-kind MOOC in "Outstanding Physical Education Lessons", from the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, begins on 4 July 2016.
Date:
02/06/2016

Birmingham Engineers scoop prestigious Education award for the second year running

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The Department of Civil Engineering have been announced as the overall winners in the Education category at the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) West Midlands Awards for a second year in a row.
Date:
27/05/2016

Taking Shakespeare to the world

Taking Shakespeare to the world
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The University's involvement in Shakespeare's 400th anniversary weekend made headlines around the world.
Date:
27/05/2016

Understanding how chimpanzee behaviour in zoos differs from their natural environment

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Going to see great apes in the zoo has been part of UK culture since 1835, when the first chimpanzee arrived at London Zoo. But our understanding of great apes' natural behaviour, and thus their welfare needs while in captivity, has changed radically following decades of field studies on wild apes. This includes our own five-year study on orangutans in Indonesia. This improved knowledge has led some to question if we should continue to keep great apes in captivity.
Date:
26/05/2016

Understanding how chimpanzee behaviour in zoos differs from their natural environment

Description
Going to see great apes in the zoo has been part of UK culture since 1835, when the first chimpanzee arrived at London Zoo. But our understanding of great apes' natural behaviour, and thus their welfare needs while in captivity, has changed radically following decades of field studies on wild apes. This includes our own five-year study on orangutans in Indonesia. This improved knowledge has led some to question if we should continue to keep great apes in captivity.
Date:
26/05/2016

Birmingham hosts 2016 Annual Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technical Conference

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The University of Birmingham is set to host the 2016 Fuel Cell & Hydrogen Technical Conference (FCH2) at Millennium Point in Birmingham this week on Wednesday 25 - Thursday 26 May 2016.
Date:
25/05/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - May 2016

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Restarting the Large Hadron Collider, 'cold-power' technologies, backed by the Government's Thermal Energy Research Accelerator and more...
Date:
25/05/2016

Birmingham's Chemical Engineering ranked third in the UK

Birmingham's Chemical Engineering ranked third in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Chemical Engineering at the University of Birmingham continues to rank highly at third place in the UK. The courses have also been recognised as second in the Russell Group.
Date:
24/05/2016

Birmingham's Chemistry ranked eighth in the Russell Group

Birmingham's Chemistry ranked eighth in the Russell Group
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The Guardian University Guide 2017 reveals that Chemistry at the University of Birmingham has risen to eighth place in the Russell Group. The survey highlighted that 93% of Birmingham's Chemistry students are satisfied with their course.
Date:
24/05/2016
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