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Posted 24 September 2018
A University of Birmingham artist and historian is set to lead an outdoor procession as part of a performance and exhibition in commemoration of Captain James Cook's voyage from Plymouth to Australia on HMS Endeavour 250 years ago.
Posted 21 September 2018
The UK's first hydrogen powered train will be created following a new joint initiative between the University of Birmingham's Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education ('BCRRE') and Porterbrook.