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University of Birmingham leads discussions on boosting 'clean cold' in India

University of Birmingham leads discussions on boosting 'clean cold' in India
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham led discussions on broadening the use of sustainable cooling technology in India and supporting the Indian Government's drive to meet key development targets.
Date:
18/12/2018

Third-world workers' rights protected by EU procurement law - study

Third-world workers' rights protected by EU procurement law - study
Description
Workers involved in fragmented production chains are increasingly exposed to exploitation, modern slavery and human rights violations. However, European Union (EU) public procurement legislation can raise awareness to this reality – a new study reveals.
Date:
17/12/2018

Measuring speed of mental replay of movies reveals new insights into how we access memories

Measuring speed of mental replay of movies reveals new insights into how we access memories
Description
Researchers have discovered that 'fully detailed' memories are stored in the brain, but people access this information at different speeds and levels of detail, with people accessing memories 'forward' that is recalling older information first.
Date:
17/12/2018

UoB Professor delivers Additive Manufacturing workshop in Brazil

UoB Professor delivers Additive Manufacturing workshop in Brazil
Description
University of Birmingham Professor delivers Additive Manufacturing workshop in Brazil
Date:
12/12/2018

University of Birmingham scoops top Chinese education award

University of Birmingham scoops top Chinese education award
Description
The University of Birmingham has received a top education award from Chinese online media giant Tencent – recognising the institution's continuing popularity in China among students and their families.
Date:
06/12/2018

A Universe full of black holes

A Universe full of black holes
Description
Researchers from the LIGO and Virgo Collaborations have announced gravitational wave observations of four new binary black holes and released their first catalogue of gravitational wave events.
Date:
03/12/2018

University of Birmingham plans new study programmes in Dubai

University of Birmingham plans new study programmes in Dubai
Description
The University of Birmingham Dubai plans to add new study programmes for students joining in September 2019.
Date:
26/11/2018

University hosts successful global conference on access to higher education

Description
The University of Birmingham recently hosted a high profile and successful conference, in partnership with Accelerate and Access Foundation, on supporting and empowering first generation higher education students by sharing best practice from across the US and UK.
Date:
22/11/2018

First University of Birmingham-SMRT rail students complete studies in Singapore.

First University of Birmingham-SMRT rail students complete studies in Singapore.
Description
The first students have completed their studies as part of a unique railway education partnership between the University of Birmingham and Singapore's public transport services provider SMRT.
Date:
21/11/2018

University of Birmingham appoints Indian cold chain expert to professorship

Description
The University of Birmingham has appointed leading Indian sustainable cold chain expert Pawanexh Kohli as an honorary professor of 'post-harvest logistics'.
Date:
13/11/2018
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