The University of Birmingham's Council met for the first time this academic year, with a new ambitious Chair at the helm, to set out its position to become a leading global university.
The University of Birmingham has recently teamed up with Johnson Matthey Colour Technologies, a market leader in high performance materials, to investigate techniques in the characterisation of ceramic pigments.
The University of Birmingham and the University of Warwick have been awarded a £650,000 research grant by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) for a collaborative project developing new materials for a highly efficient class of fuel cells.
What part do the family, community values, the media and religion play in influencing and shaping character? How young people's values and virtues are formed in modern society is one of the key themes of a brand new book by education expert Professor J...
New ways to train Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) teams using virtual environments are being developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham's School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Internationally acclaimed and award winning Caribbean author Maryse Condé, first president of the French national Committee for the Memory of Slavery (2004-2008), will be giving a special lecture on The Personal Journey of a Caribbean Author, at the University of Birmingham on 30th September 2010.
Breast Cancer Campaign has awarded a research grant worth almost £200,000 to Dr Jo Morris at the University of Birmingham which could improve the lives of women at high risk of breast cancer.
A space mission that will study the universe by observing gravitational waves has been recommended by the US National Research Council as one of NASA's next two major space missions. Birmingham physicists would play a major role in this mission, which...
Elle Hopkins, a third year Sport and Exercise Science student, had a successful trip to Manchester Velodrome last week to compete in the National Track Championships 2010, walking away with a silver medal in the Women's Madison and a positive performan...
The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that 16 business ideas, from a variety of researchers, have been shortlisted for their chance to win 15k to help develop their research into a commercially viable opportunity.