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International rail conference speeds into Birmingham

Description
In the run up to the launch of HS2 the University of Birmingham is set to host an international conference on high-speed rail to mark the 50th anniversary of the first Shinkansen high-speed line in Japan.
Date:
05/12/2014

Sport Policy Centre Launch event

Sport Policy Centre Launch event
Description
Sport: bridging the gap between policy and research. The evening marks the launch of the Sport Policy Centre (SPC), which sits within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Birmingham, one of the highest ranked Schools of its kind in the UK.
Date:
02/12/2014

Robot Life: A User's Manual

Description
Professor Jeremy Wyatt is a leading robotics scientist – but the field of artificial intelligence almost lost him to the priesthood.
Date:
02/12/2014

Sporting Equals Guest Lecture

Sporting Equals Guest Lecture
Description
On Monday 13th October 2014, CEO, Arun Kang, and Head of Consultancy, Nik Trivedi, of Sporting Equals delivered a guest lecture on their organisation and potential work placement opportunities open to those SportExR students undertaking the second year 'Sport and Development' module.
Date:
02/12/2014

Brazil Conference on Sports Mega- Events, Physical Education and Sport in Schools

Brazil Conference on Sports Mega- Events, Physical Education and Sport in Schools
Description
On the 3rd and 4th of November 2014 Dr Jonathan Grix, Professor Joan Duda and Dr Mark Griffiths represented the University of Birmingham in São Paulo (Brazil).
Date:
02/12/2014

A Doctoral Student's Perspective of the Brazil Conference

A Doctoral Student's Perspective of the Brazil Conference
Description
Physical Cultural Legacies & Transnational Perspectives: A Doctoral Students Perspective of the Conference on Sports Mega- Events, Physical Education and Sport in Schools, Brazil 2014
Date:
02/12/2014

Sport Policy Centre Launch event

Sport Policy Centre Launch event
Description
Sport: bridging the gap between policy and research. The evening marks the launch of the Sport Policy Centre (SPC), which sits within the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Birmingham, one of the highest ranked Schools of its kind in the UK.
Date:
01/12/2014

Government funding will allow quantum technology industry to flourish in UK

Description
We are on the way to creating a UK 'Quantum Valley', which, similar to Silicon Valley in the US, will provide an ecosystem of supply chain industries, skilled workforce and educated end users in which a multi-billion-pound quantum technology industry can flourish.
Date:
27/11/2014

The changing world of perfume and why some chemicals are being taken out

Description
There are two types of perfume in the world: the fast turnover celebrity perfumes, designed to hit the market and make profits before a star's capital wanes; and the timeless classics, with their expensive ingredients and loyal followings. While the names endure, many of the ingredients and quantities have changed over time.
Date:
27/11/2014

Exploiting the 'spooky effects' of quantum mechanics: physicists receive £80 million in funding

Description
A consortium led by physicists at the University of Birmingham including the Universities of Glasgow, Nottingham, Southampton, Strathclyde and Sussex have been awarded a UK Quantum Technology Hub with a total EPSRC, University and industry contribution exceeding £80 million to translate their work in quantum sensors into technology that could help industry solve many problems.
Date:
26/11/2014
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