University of Birmingham

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Name: University of Birmingham
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Bristol University ranked in world's top 30

BRISTOL University students receive some of the best education in the world, a global information service has found.The university has been ranked as the 29th best in the world, alongside the likes of Oxford, Cambridge, Harvard, Princeton and Yale, in ... [Published Bristol Post - 8 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Britain home to four of top six universities in the world

British universities dominate the rankings for the best universities in the world, according to the 2014/15 QS World University Rankings .The University of Cambridge and Imperial College London share the number two spot in the rankings, while the University ... [Published Descrier - 7 hours ago]
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Mysteries of Stonehenge revealed by laser mapping

A four-year archaeological survey of Stonehenge using techniques including laser scanning has uncovered new areas of interest among the prehistoric standing stones. Tom Eddershaw and Jessica Rowbury reportDigital mapping has revealed previously unknown ... [Published Electro Optics - 3 hours ago]
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Is this mystery rock a dinosaur or just a hoax? Experts divided by discovery of '150-million-year-old fossil' in Siberia

Fisherman in Siberia claim to have found the remains of a 150 million-year-old dinosaur or reptile in a river.Their boat supposedly bumped into the head of the crocodile-like rock, which was apparently confirmed by scientists to be an ancient lizard or ... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
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This robot can do your dishes

Developed by scientists at the University of Birmingham, "Boris" is capable of intelligently manipulating unfamiliar objects with a human-like grasp. ... [Published IBNLive India News - 6 hours ago]
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University of Birmingham and The Open University launch new modern languages course

Posted on Tuesday 16th September 2014The University of Birmingham and The Open University are pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new collaboration to develop an innovative modern languages programme for undergraduate students.The new BA Modern ... [Published University of Birmingham - 7 hours ago]
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Broxbourne School's high achievers look back on 'best time'

Comments (0)AS the new school year gets underway, Broxbourne School took time to mark the achievements of past students as they prepare to leave for university.The school's annual presentation and prize giving ceremony was a chance to bid farewell to ... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - 9 hours ago]
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BRICS keep supporting Russia in bid to rebalance world power

AUTHORMarco VieiraSenior Lecturer in International Relations at University of BirminghamCharting new waters. EPA/Alexey Druginyn/RIA Novosti/KREMWhile Western nations beef up economic sanctions and Nato discusses what stance to take toward Russia, the ... [Published Khmerization - 10 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

No5 Chambers silk set to become High Court Judge

Described by Legal 500 as “an excellent strategist and advocate”, Mr Dove QC was called to the Bar in 1986Ian Dove, a silk at Birmingham’s No5 Chambers, is to be appointed a High Court Judge in October it has been revealed.Described by Legal 500 as “an ... [Published Birmingham Post - 15 hours ago]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

The future of our crops is at risk in conflict zones, say Birmingham scientists

Tags: agriculture , cereal , climate , conservation , crop , crops , development , diversity , drought , food , food security , lead , pests , safety , security , sugar , sugar cane , wheat , yieldWild species related to our crops which are crucial as ... [Published AgroTimes.com - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

Hire this robot to wash dishes!

By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –London, Sep 14 (IANS) Tired of housemaids' tantrums? Soon try this robot who can load dishwasher for you.Developed by scientists at the University of Birmingham, "Boris" is capable of intelligently manipulating ... [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 14 2014]
First reported Sep 14 2014 - Updated Sep 14 2014 - 1 reports

University ‘spin-out’ gets Government funding

TweetIrresistible Materials (IM) — a ‘spin-out’ company from the University of Birmingham — has received £235,000 of funding from the Government-run Technology Strategy Board and ‘business angels’ in the USA.This comes as Mark Shepherd takes up the post ... [Published Machinery Market - Sep 14 2014]

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"Bristol is renowned for being a world-class institution, with a strong focus on academic achievement and this is underlined by these results."
But he adds: "Why on earth the guys didn't haul it out of the water to get a better view is beyond me. Perhaps it is a hoax."
She said: "I am pleased with my achievements and am looking forward to going to Warwick University to study maths."
"We have created a curriculum that will open doors for our students to get them their next step into either higher apprenticeships, higher education or employment."

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Mysteries of Stonehenge revealed by laser mapping [Published Electro Optics - 3 hours ago]
Mercia backs Impression Technologies [Published PE Hub Blog - 3 hours ago]
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The Warship 'Anne' Returns to Her Final Resting... [Published University of Birmingham - 5 hours ago]
Is this mystery rock a dinosaur or just a hoax?... [Published Mail Online UK - 6 hours ago]
This robot can do your dishes [Published IBNLive India News - 6 hours ago]
Britain home to four of top six universities in... [Published Descrier - 7 hours ago]
University of Birmingham and The Open Universit... [Published University of Birmingham - 7 hours ago]
Broxbourne School's high achievers look back on... [Published Hertfordshire Mercury - 9 hours ago]
BRICS keep supporting Russia in bid to rebalanc... [Published Khmerization - 10 hours ago]
No5 Chambers silk set to become High Court Judge [Published Birmingham Post - 15 hours ago]
NSETC students experience celebration of scienc... [Published Bristol Post - Sep 15 2014]
HotSpot Episode 80: Space Rotation Algorithm [Published Wireless Design & Development - Sep 15 2014]
Sharing Data and Models in Software Engineering [Published Research and Markets - Sep 15 2014]
A robot to load your dishwasher [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 14 2014]
Betty Jackson on 40 years as Debenhams’ designer [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 14 2014]
The future of our crops is at risk in conflict ... [Published AgroTimes.com - Sep 14 2014]
Hire this robot to wash dishes! [Published Yahoo! Malaysia - Sep 14 2014]
University ‘spin-out’ gets Government funding [Published Machinery Market - Sep 14 2014]
Stonehenge revealed [Published Worcester Telegram & Gazette - Sep 13 2014]
British scientists to develop ‘breathalyser’ (V... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 13 2014]
Next Media Video: British scientists developing... [Published Malay Mail - Sep 13 2014]
Future of Scottish science contested [Published BBC - Sep 13 2014]
Fed up of loading the dishwasher? Give Boris a ... [Published ITProPortal.com - Sep 12 2014]
BGI Establishes Translational Cancer Research L... [Published Genetic Engineering News - Sep 12 2014]
Could the salamander spell the end of hip-repla... [Published Telegraph - Sep 12 2014]
New tech helps discover hidden Stonehenge arche... [Published Reuters India - Sep 12 2014]
University honours NHS specialists [Published University Of Wolverhampton - Sep 12 2014]
Robot Boris learning to load a dishwasher (w/ V... [Published PhysOrg.com - Sep 12 2014]
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Mercia backs Impression Technologies [Published PE Hub Blog - 3 hours ago]
Mercia Fund Management has invested 300,000 pounds in Impression Technologies . UK-based Impression Technologies is an aluminium forming company. PRESS RELEASE Henley-in-Arden, 16 September 2014. Technology investor Mercia Fund Management has announced ...
BRICS keep supporting Russia in bid to rebalanc... [Published Khmerization - 10 hours ago]
AUTHORMarco VieiraSenior Lecturer in International Relations at University of BirminghamCharting new waters. EPA/Alexey Druginyn/RIA Novosti/KREMWhile Western nations beef up economic sanctions and Nato discusses what stance to take toward Russia, the ...
A robot to load your dishwasher [Published Marginal Revolution - Sep 14 2014]
A robot unveiled today at the British Science Festival will be loading dishwashers next year, its developers claim. “Boris” is one of the first robots in the world capable of intelligently manipulating unfamiliar objects with a humanlike grasp. It ...
New scans reveal hidden monuments of Stonehenge [Published EarthSky - Sep 10 2014]
Image courtesy of University of Birmingham Researchers with the Stonehenge Hidden Landscapes Project used ground-penetrating radar and remote sensing techniques and geophysical surveys to reveal hundreds of previously unknown features around Stonehenge, ...
Stonehenge Was Actually Part of a Huge Ancient ... [Published TIME.com - Sep 10 2014]
For a disenchanted visitor to Stonehenge in the south of England, the iconic array of 4,000-year-old pillars may have signified little more than a pile of rocks. But a new discovery that Stonehenge was actually the heart of a huge complex of ancient ...
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