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Birmingham's innovative new Biohub officially opens

Birmingham's innovative new Biohub officially opens
Description
The doors to The BioHub Birmingham officially opened on Tuesday 24th March to unveil the first purpose-built facility of its kind in the UK.
Date:
01/04/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Vice Chancellor

Birmingham's newest sports centre reaches the top

Description
Construction of the University of Birmingham's new sports centre hit new heights this week as the building was officially 'topped out' on Wednesday (March 4).
Date:
04/03/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Sport, Students

Lapworth redevelopment gathers pace with latest grant announcement

Description
The redevelopment of the University of Birmingham's Lapworth Museum of Geology has taken another leap forward with the news that the project has received a £100,000grant from the Department for Culture, Media and Sport and the Wolfson Foundation.
Date:
27/02/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Life and Environmental Sciences

Sir Doug digs deep to support University's new community buildings

Description
Midlands entrepreneur and former Aston Villa FC Chairman Sir Doug Ellis has donated more than £1 million to help fund two key building developments at the University of Birmingham that will have a life-changing impact on the city.
Date:
30/01/2015

University of Birmingham School senior leaders announced

Description
The new senior leadership team at the University of Birmingham School will be unveiled at the final Sixth Form open evening tonight (Friday).
Date:
16/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Unique forest experiment given the green light

Description
A major new decade-long experiment to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands took a step closer to reality this week as planning permission was granted by Stafford Borough Council to the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

Chamberlain first block reaches the top

Description
The newest student residence to be built at the University of Birmingham is well on track after the first of its smaller blocks reached the highest point. The new Chamberlain, due to open to students next September, is being built on the site of the former Chamberlain Hall which was demolished earlier this year after being closed in 2006.
Date:
01/12/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Students

Singapore business leaders donate £1 million for new library

Description
Professor Kok Khoo Phua and Doreen Liu, founders of Asia's largest international scientific publishing company, have donated e-books worth £1 million for the new University of Birmingham library.
Date:
06/11/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Corporate Services, Research, Students, Teaching

Staff and students countdown to the new Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry at Pebble Mill

Description
Clinical staff and students from the Birmingham Dental Hospital and School of Dentistry have visited the construction site of the new facility to have a 'sneak preview' of the build with a year to go until students begin their studies and clinicians start treating patients at this landmark building.
Date:
27/10/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, Medical and Dental Sciences, Students, Teaching

High Temperature Research Centre reaches the top

Description
Construction of the University of Birmingham's High Temperature Research Centre reached a significant milestone this week as the University and contractor Wates Construction celebrated the development's 'topping out'.
Date:
21/10/2014
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, Research
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