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University proposes £175m transformation of historic Edgbaston campus to include a new sports centre

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The University of Birmingham is announcing a five year investment in facilities that will transform the University's famous Edgbaston campus, reinterpreting founder Joseph Chamberlain's vision for the estate for the 21st century and extending the services available to the local community. The key developments include a new sports centre and a new library, to join the new Music building currently nearing completion.
A Wimbledon victory – was science the secret behind Murray's success?

A Wimbledon victory – was science the secret behind Murray's success?

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Andy Murray's Wimbledon victory earlier this week was, in many ways, unsurprising. He was long regarded among many tennis fans and experts as a highly talented tennis player. However, until last year, his talent and incredible determination had proved insufficient to secure a grand slam victory.

Double award for collaborative paper in Sport and Exercise Sciences

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Postgraduate researcher Richard Bruce and his supervisor Dr Mike White, both from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at the University of Birmingham, have received two awards for their paper "Muscle afferent activation causes ventilatory and cardiovascular responses during concurrent hypercapnia in humans", published in Experimental Physiology in February.

Research Poster Conference success for Sport and Exercise Sciences students

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Postgraduate researchers from the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences have been celebrating following their success at the annual University of Birmingham Research Poster Conference 2013. 112 presenters from across the institution presented their research at the seventh annual event held on Wednesday 12 June in the University's Great Hall.

Robots, dancers, and dinosaurs make their way to this year's University Community Day

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The University of Birmingham is throwing open its doors next weekend to welcome the public to its annual Community Day on Sunday 9 June.
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