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University of Birmingham awarded Gold in national teaching assessment

University of Birmingham awarded Gold in national teaching assessment
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The University of Birmingham has been awarded a Gold rating in the 2016/17 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF). Student satisfaction with the quality of teaching and progression of graduates to highly skilled employment or further study were both commended as 'outstanding'.
Date:
22/06/2017

Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership

Sun Yat-sen University leaders visit Birmingham to mark health partnership
Description
Senior leaders from Sun Yat-sen University (SYSU) in Guangzhou visited the University of Birmingham to mark a new partnership that will help to boost the numbers of Chinese doctors in general practice
Date:
19/06/2017

Jinan University leaders mark dual degrees in Birmingham visit

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Senior leaders from Jinan University visited the University of Birmingham to mark a new partnership that will allow students to study in China and receive degrees from each university.
Date:
16/06/2017

University of Birmingham launches new degree apprenticeship with PwC

University of Birmingham launches new degree apprenticeship with PwC
Description
The University of Birmingham and PwC have collaborated to launch a four year, fully-funded technology degree apprenticeship to develop the UK's next generation of technology talent, to meet the needs of industry.
Date:
14/06/2017

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners
Description
The University of Birmingham has signed agreements with three Chinese partners as part of a major visit to the UK by leaders from Guangdong province.
Date:
13/06/2017

Dr Lewis Makana wins Best Paper Award for research on sustainable cities

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Dr Lewis Makana, a Research Fellow at Birmingham, was recently awarded the Best Paper Award at the 5th International Conference on Utility Management and Safety (ICUMAS) in Hong Kong.
Date:
12/06/2017

INLOGOV Newsletter: Summer Edition

Description
Welcome to the Summer edition of the INLOGOV Newsletter. Below is an update of the latest news from INLOGOV, together with insight into what it is like to work or study here.
Date:
12/06/2017

The Cadbury Lectures 2017: Heavenly bodies: resurrecting perfection in the New Testament and early church

Description
Report and videos from the 2017 Edward Cadbury Lectures, given by Professor Candida Moss (University of Notre Dame).
Date:
07/06/2017

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development

Scientists discover plant 'brain' controlling seed development
Description
A new study by scientists at the University of Birmingham has revealed a group of cells that function as a 'brain' for plant embryos capable of assessing environmental conditions and dictating when seeds will germinate.
Date:
05/06/2017

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival

Study finds adding Abiraterone to standard treatment improves prostate cancer survival
Description
One of the largest clinical trials for prostate cancer led by the University of Birmingham has found that adding Abiraterone to hormone therapy at the start of treatment improves survival by 37 per cent.
Date:
05/06/2017
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