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Subject success in The Guardian University Guide 2020

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The University of Birmingham is celebrating a rise to 16th place in the Guardian league table 2020, with the College of Life and Environmental Sciences having three subjects placed in the top 10.
Date:
12/06/2019

First comprehensive network of wild crop species will help breeders tackle food insecurity

First comprehensive network of wild crop species will help breeders tackle food insecurity
Description
The first comprehensive network of sites where crop wild relatives are found has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
24/05/2019

Secrets of fluorescent microalgae could lead to super-efficient solar cells

Secrets of fluorescent microalgae could lead to super-efficient solar cells
Description
Tiny light-emitting microalgae, found in the ocean, could hold the secret to the next generation of organic solar cells, according to new research carried out at the Universities of Birmingham and Utrecht.
Date:
10/05/2019

Subjects climb in The Complete University Guide 2020

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Subjects climb in The Complete University Guide 2020
Date:
02/05/2019

University academics named among the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth

University academics named among the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth
Description
Two of the University of Birmingham's leading scientists have been named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth.
Date:
17/04/2019

University academics named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth

University academics named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth
Description
Two of the University of Birmingham's leading scientists have been named amongst the most eminent scientists and technologists in the UK and the Commonwealth.
Date:
17/04/2019

Improving Livelihoods of Chimpanzees Rescued from Trafficking

Improving Livelihoods of Chimpanzees Rescued from Trafficking
Description
The International Day of Forests was first observed on March 21st 2013, following a resolution of the United Nations General Assembly.
Date:
30/03/2019

Professor Gurdyal Besra is awarded 2020 Morton Lecture by the Biochemical Society

Professor Gurdyal Besra is awarded 2020 Morton Lecture by the Biochemical Society
Description
The 2020 Morton Lecture has been awarded to Professor Gurdyal S. Besra in recognition of his outstanding contribution to lipid biochemistry.
Date:
28/03/2019
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