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Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey

Top marks in 2017 National Student Survey
Description
Students in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences have praised the quality of teaching and learning offered in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey.
Date:
09/08/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
Description
People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
01/08/2017

Using forests to manage carbon: a heated debate

Using forests to manage carbon: a heated debate
Description
Professor Michael Tausz, Director of Birmingham Institute of Forest Research at the University of Birmingham, discusses using forests to manage carbon in the Birmingham Brief.
Date:
20/07/2017

School hosts The Micropalaeontological Society Foraminifera and Nannofossil Group Meeting

School hosts The Micropalaeontological Society Foraminifera and Nannofossil Group Meeting
Description
From 19 to 22 June, the School hosted the annual TMS 'foram & nanno' group meeting - a highly regarded specialist meeting for micropalaeontologists from across Europe and beyond.
Date:
17/07/2017

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named a runner up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017

The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named a runner up in Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017
Description
At a formal ceremony at the British Museum the Lapworth Museum of Geology has been named as Runner-Up in the Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017.
Date:
05/07/2017

Volcanic 'plumerang' could impact human health

Volcanic 'plumerang' could impact human health
Description
A new study has found a previously undetected potential health risk from the high concentration of small particles found in a boomerang-like return of a volcanic plume.
Date:
13/06/2017

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'

Lapworth Museum shows judges for Art Fund Museum of the Year that 'geology rocks'
Description
Judges for the prestigious Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017 award, the world's largest prize for museums, visited Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology today (Monday 12 June) for an exclusive, interactive tour.
Date:
13/06/2017

Forest Research facility shortlisted for major design awards

Forest Research facility shortlisted for major design awards
Description
The Birmingham Institute of Forest Research (BIFoR) has been shortlisted for an award for its innovative FACE facility by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Date:
16/05/2017
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Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Date
09/09/2017
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.

Undergraduate Open Day

Undergraduate Open Day
Date
14/10/2017
Description
The perfect opportunity to hear first-hand from our current students and teaching staff about living and learning at Birmingham.
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