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Global research talent drawn to Birmingham

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University Birmingham Researchers
Date:
06/10/2011

Acclaimed playwright appointed as new course co-ordinator

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Fraser Grace, acclaimed playwright, is to return to the University of Birmingham as co-ordinator of its postgraduate Playwriting Studies course, of which he is an alumnus. An award-winning writer, Grace currently directs the Writing Drama course at Anglia Ruskin University and is an associate writer with Menagerie Theatre.
Date:
09/09/2011

University strengthens bond with China in Guangzhou Centre launch

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The University of Birmingham is to open a collaborative centre later this summer in Guangzhou, China, with the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality.
Date:
02/09/2011

Honourable Justice Robert Kisanga of Tanzania awarded honorary doctorate by the University of Birmingham

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In recognition of a long and distinguished career in the judiciary in Tanzania following his initial law degree at the University of Birmingham in the 1960s, Justice Robert Kisanga has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University.
Date:
09/07/2011

University strengthens bond with China in Guangzhou Centre launch

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The University of Birmingham is to open a collaborative centre later this summer in Guangzhou, China, with the People's Government of Guangzhou Municipality.
Date:
01/07/2011

UK universities' partnership deepens links with Brazil

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Brazil's brightest and best researchers and postgraduate students are to be encouraged to bring their talent to the UK as part of a groundbreaking new initiative.
Date:
23/06/2011

Birmingham Invests in Global Talent

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The University of Birmingham has launched a global search to appoint up to 50 Birmingham Fellows to enhance the University's existing academic strengths and to contribute to a growing culture of collaboration.
Date:
14/06/2011

Women suffering from 'worst violence in history of modern Iraq'

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Women have been left defenceless and at the mercy of militia groups in the aftermath of the Iraq war in 2003 according to research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/06/2011

Be a weather presenter for the day at Birmingham Weather Roadshow

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A University of Birmingham scientist is set to join weather experts from across the country to help the local community learn more about weather and the climate with hands-on activities and demonstrations at a week-long roadshow coming to the city this half-term.
Date:
26/05/2011

University in India Road Show to foster new mutually beneficial research links

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Senior academics from the University of Birmingham are currently visiting five cities in India on a Road Show to develop new mutually beneficial research links and collaborations with Indian institutions, strengthen existing ties and meet potential students and alumni. The fortnight-long visit highlights the University's commitment to its ever-deepening relationship with India.
Date:
09/05/2011

University of Birmingham awards £30,000 to enterprising academics

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Business showcase rewards for commercial innovations to improve rehab for brain injuries and develop the next generation of robots.
Date:
29/03/2011

New venture receives investment from the Mercia Fund

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The Native Antigen Company (NAC) has been formed following a spin-out from PsiOxus, formerly Hybrid BioSystems, itself a university of Birmingham Spin-out.
Date:
25/01/2011

Enterprising Birmingham Competition Announces finalists

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Enterprising Birmingham, The University of Birmingham's new Business Plan Competition
Date:
06/01/2011

Biotech firm bolsters cancer research

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Merger aims to bolster research for people suffering from cancer and other wasting diseases
Date:
17/12/2010

Blood cancer tumours have 'Achilles heel'

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A drug used to treat breast and cervical cancer can also target a weak point in some blood cancer tumours, researchers in the School of Cancer Sciences have discovered.
Date:
21/10/2010

Birmingham archaeologists turn back clock at Stonehenge

Birmingham archaeologists turn back clock at Stonehenge
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Archaeologists at the University of Birmingham are heading to Stonehenge to lead the world's biggest-ever virtual excavation. The Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project, which starts today (Monday July 5), will use the latest geophysical imaging techniques to visually recreate the iconic prehistoric monument and its surroundings.
Date:
05/07/2010
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