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Action for autism

Action for autism
Description
Thanks to you, more than £500 was raised for Birmingham's life changing autism research on World Autism Awareness Day (Monday 2 April).
Date:
10/04/2012

A hub for 21st century medicine

A hub for 21st century medicine
Description
Alumni, donors, staff and students were joined by Sir Doug Ellis, former Aston Villa Chairman, at the opening of the new £2 million Medical School Foyer and Barnes Library.
Date:
07/04/2012

Queen's Prize marks sweet success

Queen's Prize marks sweet success
Description
It comes in many forms, flavours and colours – as a snack on the go, a luxury treat or a soothing drink – but it's not often that chocolate leads the way to Buckingham Palace.
Date:
06/04/2012

Staff and students come out in blue for Autism Day

Description
A large number of Staff and Postgraduate students, as well as the Chancellor and Vice Chancellors of the University, wore blue on the 2nd of April, 2012, in recognition of World Autism Awareness Day.
Date:
05/04/2012

Birmingham Brief: Benefits and challenges of early assessment in autism

Description
Autism is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by pervasive difficulties and delays in social and communication skills, as well as restricted interests and repetitive behaviours.
Date:
05/04/2012

Professor John Hick

Professor John Hick
Description
Professor John Hick, one of the most influential philosophers of religion of his time, and Emeritus H. G. Wood Professor of Theology at the University of Birmingham, has died aged 90.
Date:
20/02/2012

Archbishop to speak at Cadbury Lectures 2012

Archbishop to speak at Cadbury Lectures 2012
Description
Dr Rown Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury will be speaking at this years Cadbury Lectures
Date:
01/02/2012

New Director for Science City Research Alliance

Description
The University of Birmingham and University of Warwick are delighted to announce that Professor Chris McConville, Department of Physics, has been appointed Director of the Science City Research Alliance (SCRA).
Date:
11/01/2012

Postgraduate Open Day - 07 February 2012

Description
Our next Postgraduate Open Day will be held on Tuesday 07 February 2012.The Postgraduate Open Day gives you the opportunity to talk to the experts and find out more about the wide portfolio of taught and research opportunities available to you at the University of Birmingham. Whatever stage you are at with your career, a visit to the Postgraduate Open Day will clarify your options and help you plan your next step.
Date:
19/12/2011

University supporters set to change the world with achievement of £60 million fundraising target

Description
The University of Birmingham's Circles of influence fundraising campaign has reached and surpassed its £60m fundraising goal - the largest target ever achieved by a Midlands university.Launched in 2009, the University set an ambitious target to raise £60m to support the research into critical issues that affect us all, to open the University to talented students regardless of their financial circumstances, and to develop the University's beautiful campus to provide world-class facilities for our students, staff, and the people of Birmingham. Thanks to the generosity of alumni and friends, this target has now been exceeded.
Date:
09/12/2011

An innovative new approach to doctoral researcher development

An innovative new approach to doctoral researcher development
Description
News item about the new Doctoral Researcher development approach from the University Graduate School.
Date:
07/12/2011

University staff, students and alumni great run raises thousands for cancer research

University staff, students and alumni great run raises thousands for cancer research
Description
A team of ten University of Birmingham staff, students and alumni completed the 13.1 mile Bupa Great Birmingham Run this weekend, raising more than £4,200 for cancer research taking place at the University.
Date:
24/10/2011

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

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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
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