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 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners

 University of Birmingham signs three agreements with Chinese partners
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The University of Birmingham has signed agreements with three Chinese partners as part of a major visit to the UK by leaders from Guangdong province.

Birmingham and Jinan launch dual degrees for students in China

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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University today launched a new partnership that will allow students to study in China and receive degrees from each university.

Birmingham's Mathematics achieves a top ten ranking in the UK

Birmingham's Mathematics achieves a top ten ranking in the UK
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The Guardian University Guide 2018 reveals that Mathematics at the University of Birmingham maintains its top ten place.

School of Mathematics remembers Dr Anton Evseev

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School of Mathematics remembers Dr Anton Evseev.

Story of π, Birmingham Popular Mathematics Lecture

Story of π, Birmingham Popular Mathematics Lecture
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The School of Mathematics welcomed Professor Robin Wilson to Birmingham on January 18 January to give a Popular Maths Lecture on the Story of π. His lecture covered the entire history of π, from the ancient Egyptians and Mesopotamians, via Archimedes, China and the Middle Ages, to the Indiana court case and the advances of the modern computer age.

Proof of the 1-factorization and Hamilton decomposition conjectures

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In the mathematical field of combinatorics – where half-solving a problem is considered a feat – our young researchers have solved not one but three long-standing problems in one go

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute

Announcement of Birmingham-Jinan joint institute
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The University of Birmingham and Jinan University joint institute was officially unveiled at a ceremony in Jinan University, Guangzhou, China. The Universities have joined forces to nurture mathematical talent in and around South China. The joint institute, a first for both Universities, will initially focus on degree programs in Applied Mathematics with Economics, Statistics, Computing, and Mathematics. Enrolment is due to commence in 2017 and is planned to rise to well over 1000 students.

On special cases of the generalised max-plus eigenproblem

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The futurists of tomorrow may have cause to thank Professor Peter Butkovič and Daniel Jones: the two Birmingham mathematicians have solved aspects of a max-algebra problem that is linked to game theory.

New sperm research could lead to cut in infertility rate

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Sperm and mathematics don't appear to be the likeliest of bedfellows – but new research bringing the two together could lead to devices that could cut infertility rates.
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