Birmingham joins Chinese partners to launch Shakespeare Centre in China

Experts from the University of Birmingham have joined Nanjing University and Phoenix Publishing & Media Group to launch a ground-breaking collaboration that will help to broaden the appeal of Shakespeare in China. The Shakespeare Centre, China sees the University’s world-renowned Shakespeare Institute, based in Stratford-upon-Avon, reach out to millions of Chinese people to increase access […]

Chinese psychology experts visit Birmingham to explore future links

Psychology experts from Sun Yat Sen University in China visited the University of Birmingham to explore potential for working together on future research, as well as student and staff exchange. The visitors took the opportunity to drop in on their ‘2+2’ students from the university in Guangzhou, southern China, who are studying at Birmingham. Professor […]

New agreement strengthens tech innovation between Birmingham and China

The University of Birmingham (UoB) and Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) have signed a new ¥20,000,000 agreement to develop innovative research in key areas such as nanoparticle technology and biomedicine. Signing the agreement allows both partners to work together on applied research projects that will use the University’s research expertise to strengthen technological innovation […]

Birmingham lines up post-Brexit housing plan, with a little help from its friends in China

Birmingham population grew 9.5% in past decade (Census data) Country Garden to invest £2 billion in Birmingham projects UK is most popular destination in Europe for FDI (Department for International Trade) HS2 and Birmingham Smithfield redevelopment are key opportunities (Property Frontiers) By Sophie Evans As the youngest city in Europe, with 50% of its population […]

Chinese research funding delegation visits Birmingham

Chinese research funders visited the University of Birmingham to explore opportunities to work with engineering experts. Representatives from Jiangsu Industry Technology Research Institute (JITRI) visited Birmingham and met top researchers in the fields of experimental physics, mechanical engineering and chemical engineering. Dr Liwen He, Vice President, JITRI and his fellow visitors met Professor Kyle Jiang […]