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University of Birmingham launches new railway research institute in China


a new joint research institute with Anhui province in East China to support the development of railway infrastructure. The Anhui-Birmingham International Research Institute in Rail Transportation (ABIRIRT) was unveiled in Hefei on this month by Professor Richard Williams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head

Rail safety in China is on the right track with new degree courses


University of Birmingham, Paul Seller, Transportation Director, Lloyd’s Register Foundation, Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham, Li Guoqiang, First Secretary of Education, Chinese Embassy in the UK and Professor Richard Williams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of

College of Engineering and Physical Sciences


College of Engineering and Physical Sciences.   Professor Richard Williams demonstrates to the Guangzhou public how innovation changes our life  Professor Richard Williams , Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham, gave a public

UK leads in cool technology – liquid air energy storage


of my work is to keep the UK’s leading edge in the area of cryogenic energy storage and to facilitate industrial applications of the technology.” Professor Richard A Williams OBE FREng, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, University of Birmingham, said: Energy storage is a key research area at the university.  We



6.30–9pm Festive Drinks at the Birmingham House of Lords 5 November 2010, 6.30–8.30pm Join more than 300 alumni and guests at the seventh annual reception at the House of Lords, hosted by Professor David Eastwood, the University’s Vice-Chancellor. Enjoy wine, canapés, stunning views over the River



Former Bishop of Birmingham. Non-executive Director, University Hospital, Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Professor Michael Clarke: Vice-Principal. Professor Michael Sterling: Vice-Chancellor. Lord Hannay of Chiswick: Pro-Chancellor. Mr Jim Glover, Treasurer. 12 19 18 17 16 15 14 13 Members of Council

pg prospectus 2013.pdf


Zoo with her supervisor Dr Susannah Thorpe, is working on gorilla locomotion with reference to understanding the evolution of human bipedalism. LEARN MORE www.birmingham.ac.uk/pgprofles Welcome 3 Contents Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor 4 ESSENTIAL INFORMATION Our academic disciplines 6 Which programme

Old Joe spring 2014.pdf


near the University’s main campus in Edgbaston it will take pupils from across Birmingham, helping meet the city’s anticipated shortfall in secondary school places. ‘This is a critical appointment, not just for the University but for the city,’ says Vice-Chancellor Professor David Eastwood. ‘Michael

PG Times May 2014.pdf


Truflo Marine Battening down the hatches! The Anhui-Birmingham International Research Institute in Rail Transportation (ABIRIRT) was unveiled in Hefei recently by Professor Richard Williams, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Engineering and Physical Sciences at the University of Birmingham

Old Joe autumn 2014.pdf


War, from events to further study (read more on page seven). I hope you will fnd a way to get involved. Best wishes, Professor Sir David Eastwood Vice-Chancellor and donor to the University The frstword If you have diffculties reading any part of this publication, please contact us to request a plain