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University of Birmingham strengthens its top 20 league table position

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The University of Birmingham has been ranked 11th place in the Times Higher Education Student Experience Survey 2013 and 17th out of 124 UK universities in The Complete University Guide for 2014 published today, 29th April 2013.
Date:
Tuesday 30th April 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor

Discovering the gender of an unborn baby and giving him or her a name, may help fathers bond with their offspring.

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Dads who find out the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name may find it easier to connect emotionally with their baby, a study conducted at the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
Wednesday 24th April 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Charitable donations to the University of Birmingham almost double in a year as giving to UK universities reaches record high

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Gifts to the University of Birmingham are continuing to transform lives as charitable donations have topped £10 million in a record year for philanthropic giving to UK universities, according to a new report.
Date:
Monday 22nd April 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Vice Chancellor

University brings billion pound boost to Birmingham's economy

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The University of Birmingham contributes more than £1 billion to the West Midlands economy annually and supports almost 12,000 jobs, according to research by Oxford Economics.
Date:
Friday 12th April 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Vice Chancellor

University's historic clock tower turns red for Cure Leukaemia

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The University of Birmingham's historic clock tower (Old Joe) will be illuminated in red light this Thursday for Cure Leukaemia. Marking the end of the West Midlands Red Alert Appeal in partnership with BBC Radio WM 95.6 raising money for Cure Leukaemia, the University's 110 metre high clock tower will be one of a number of iconic buildings in the city to turn red for the campaign on 28 February 2013.
Date:
Wednesday 27th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

University of Birmingham opens new Centre for Research in Race and Education

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Twenty years after the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, his mother, Doreen Lawrence will help launch a new Centre for Research in Race and Education at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
Tuesday 19th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Indian alumnus makes shortlist for Man Booker International Prize

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University of Birmingham alumnus UR Ananthamurthy has been shortlisted for the fifth Man Booker International Prize, which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction.
Date:
Thursday 31st January 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International

Kraft/Cadbury Takeover: Does National Ownership Matter?

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Three years after the controversial take-over of British chocolate giant, Cadbury, Sir Dominic Cadbury, Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, reflects on the impact of Kraft's acquisition.
Date:
Wednesday 30th January 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students
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