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Posted 09 June 2016

Lapworth Museum of Geology to reopen

The long-awaited reopening of the Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham will take place this Friday (10 June), following the refurbishment of the building and installation of new exhibits.

Posted 23 May 2016

Dino jaws: Stegosaurus bite strength revealed

The first detailed study of a Stegosaurus skull shows that the dinosaur had a stronger bite than suspected, enabling it to eat a wider range of plants than other plant-eating dinosaurs with similarly shaped skulls.

Posted 19 May 2016

Addressing the challenges facing urban areas

As part of the RCUK Urban Living initiative Dr Peter Lee and Professor Jon Sadler have been successful as co-investigators in securing EPSRC Urban Living Partnership funding (£400k).

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We run a number of seminar series' throughout the School with speakers both internal and external, on subjects ranging from human geography to atmospheric sciences. 
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