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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

Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society

Professor Roy Harrison OBE elected as Fellow of the Royal Society
Description
School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences Professor Roy Harrison OBE has today been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society in recognition of his outstanding contribution to science.
Date:
05/05/2017

Lapworth Museum Of Geology Shortlisted For £100,000 Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2017

Lapworth Museum Of Geology Shortlisted For £100,000 Art Fund Museum Of The Year 2017
Description
Art Fund this evening (Thursday 27 April 2017) announced Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology among the five museums which have been selected as finalists for Art Fund Museum of the Year 2017, the world's largest and most prestigious prize for museums.
Date:
27/04/2017
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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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