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Latest news and forthcoming events and seminars from the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences.

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Top marks in 2016 National Student Survey

Top marks in 2016 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:
10/08/2016

Lapworth Museum secures Arts Council England funding

Lapworth Museum secures Arts Council England funding
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology has been successful in securing funding from Arts Council England (£58k). The funding will help the museum plan for the long-term use of its building and collections through effective business planning, marketing, and the development of a new revenue generation model.
Date:
02/08/2016

Lecturer vacancies in Earth Sciences

Lecturer vacancies in Earth Sciences
Description
The University of Birmingham is continuing to make strategic investments across its research base in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. As part of this we are seeking to appoint three new Lecturers or Senior Lecturers in Earth Sciences.
Date:
01/08/2016

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk
Description
Dr Martin Müller, a senior research fellow at the University of Birmingham's School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, has identified seven symptoms that afflict the planning and hosting of such events.
Date:
20/07/2016

President of Nankai University visits Museum

President of Nankai University visits Museum
Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology was delighted to give Professor Gong Ke, President of Nankai University, and the University of Birmingham China Institute a personal tour of the completely new Lapworth Museum of Geology.
Date:
05/07/2016

Perspective: the Lapworth and the magic of the natural world

Perspective: the Lapworth and the magic of the natural world
Description
In a recent Birmingham Perspective article, Dr Richard Butler reflects on the importance of natural history museums, and anticipates that the reopening of the Lapworth Museum of Geology will allow generations to discover the magic of the natural world.
Date:
04/07/2016

Lapworth Museum of Geology to reopen

Lapworth Museum of Geology to reopen
Description
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.
Date:
09/06/2016

Dino jaws: Stegosaurus bite strength revealed

Dino jaws: Stegosaurus bite strength revealed
Description
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.
Date:
23/05/2016
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'Urban Morphology and the UNESCO historic urban landscape approach'

Date
08/02/2017
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar series. Speaker: Falli Palaiologou, Bartlett School of Architecture, University College London - Wednesday 8 February (14:00-15:00)

'The protection and renewal of historic city cores in China: the case of Foshan'

Date
17/02/2017
Location:
Chamberlain Room - Cadbury Research Library - Muirhead Tower
Description
Part of the Urban Morphology Research Seminar series. Speaker: Zheng Jiao, Foshan Urban Planning and Design Research Institute, Foshan, China - Friday 17 February (14:00-15:30)
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