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Birmingham scientists launch project to tackle global 'clean cold' challenge

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Scientists from the University of Birmingham today launch a major research project to investigate how 'clean cold' could help to achieve almost all of the United Nations' (UN) global Sustainable Development Goals.
Date:
05/01/2017

Na-no way! Scientists see snowman's face in platinum encrusted nanoparticle

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham have captured the formation of a platinum encrusted nanoparticle that bears a striking resemblance to a festive snowman. As well as providing some Christmas cheer, the fully functional 'nano-snowman' has applications for providing greener energy and for advancements in medical care.
Date:
20/12/2016

Ten innovative ways our research is changing the world

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Research in Engineering and Physical Sciences has a real impact on the world. Here are just 10 examples of how our pioneering work in 2016 is helping to change the world we live in.
Date:
16/12/2016

Engineering your Christmas dinner – with Chemistry

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Food is a big part of Christmas celebrations for many people, so its quality, taste, cost – and of course the ease of cleaning the dishes afterwards – are all important factors in creating the perfect dining experience.
Date:
14/12/2016

Teaching excellence awarded at the University of Birmingham

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Two lecturers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious individual awards for excellence in teaching in higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016

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.
Date:
05/12/2016

Green glory for University of Birmingham

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The University last week claimed two new awards to add to its collection of sustainability prizes, receiving recognition from the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice.
Date:
23/11/2016

University of Melbourne and University of Birmingham jointly funded PhDs

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As part of a global collaboration with the University of Melbourne in research, education, and cultural engagement, we are offering up to 20 PhD scholarships, enabling research students to work with academics in Birmingham and Melbourne.
Date:
22/11/2016
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