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Minding the gap: how to improve boarding and alighting from trains

Description
Professor Bridget Eickhoff, Professor of Railway Interface Engineering, will present her inaugural lecture on Wednesday 5 December 2018. She will reflect on the challenges of the interface between trains and platforms on a mixed traffic railway.
Date:
Thursday 22nd November 2018

Do you want to help deliver an exciting day of activities to celebrate all things Birmingham?

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We're looking for up to 10 volunteers to help deliver #HelloBrum Day, a cross-campus celebration of our University and the city that will take place in early February. Volunteers will plan, coordinate and deliver a range of activities
Date:
Wednesday 21st November 2018

Alumni Impact Fund now open

Description
170,000 in funding is now available for innovative projects that will have an immediate impact on teaching, learning, student experience and academic endeavour
Date:
Thursday 25th October 2018

Teaching spaces across campus undergo refurbishment

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Teaching rooms across campus were refurbished during the summer.
Date:
Wednesday 24th October 2018

Staff and student travel survey 2018

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University of Birmingham travel survey
Date:
Tuesday 23rd October 2018

Free file sharing service for University research staff

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ll University research staff and research students now have free access to BEAR DataShare, the University's approved alternative to Dropbox
Date:
Tuesday 16th October 2018

Fasten your seat belts ... or rather, why are there no seats belts on trains?

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Professor Anson Jack will give his inaugural lecture on the 24th October on his background in the rail industry and in particular his interest and responsibilities for research which led him to fronting up the GB rail industry's decision not to install seat belts on trains.
Date:
Tuesday 9th October 2018

New garden-based day nursery is the first in Birmingham to place sustainability at its heart

Description
A new nursery at the University of Birmingham
Date:
Monday 24th September 2018

Free Microsoft Office 2016 for University staff

Description
Services have implemented Office 365 across the University which allows us to provide all staff with a free copy of the Microsoft Office suite for home use
Date:
Tuesday 11th September 2018

My Password application launched

Description
IT Services has launched My Password, an online application for staff and students that lets you reset your main University password instantly, should you ever forget it, without having to contact the IT Service Desk.
Date:
Tuesday 28th August 2018
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