Birmingham and Nankai launch Institute to tackle global green challenges

The University of Birmingham and Nankai University have launched a Joint Research Institute and begun working together in mapping how British and Chinese researchers will tackle a range of global environmental challenges. Delegates from the Chinese university travelled to Birmingham to meet their UK counterparts and define the next steps for the Institute in addressing […]

Birmingham strengthens collaboration with Chinese rail giant

Senior leaders from one of China’s biggest railway rolling stock companies have visited the University of Birmingham to explore ways of working together on cold chain technologies. Representatives from CRRC (China Railway Rolling Stock Corporation) Sijiazhuang Co. Ltd met experts at the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage to discuss developing energy-efficient ways of transporting items, […]

WeChat to help the global tourism industry target Chinese travellers

WeChat showcased its CityExperience Mini Program in partnership with Visit Britain, aiming to enhance the overseas travel experience of WeChat users, while offering an interactive platform for the global tourism industry to better connect with Chinese travellers. The number of Chinese outbound tourists is expected to double from 2016 to 2022, representing significant opportunities for […]

Huazhong University and Birmingham plans for joint research institute

HUST and Birmingham work on plans for joint research institute  华中科技大学和伯明翰大学计划成立联合研究中心 A delegation of senior leaders from Huazhong University of Science and Technology (HUST) has visited the University of Birmingham to explore setting up a joint research institute. 华中科技大学(HUST)高层领导代表团到访伯明翰大学,探讨成立联合研究中心。 Led by HUST Vice President Professor Jianguo CHEN, delegates from the Wuhan-based university visited Birmingham to […]