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BYPY 2015 winner Katie Kershaw at last year's award ceremony

BYPY 2016: See who is judging Birmingham's top young professionals

Meet the judging panel for this year's BPS flagship awards

Guests enjoy dinner during Birmingham Young Professional of the Year 2015

BYPY 2016: The 18 category finalists and Aspiring Talent Award shortlists have been revealed

Find out who the top 18 young professionals in Birmingham are now - in partnership with BYPY

From left: Sir Adrian Cadbury, Sir Dominic Cadbury and Prof Jo Bradwell at The Binding Site after winning a Queen's Award in 2007

Birmingham Post Power 250: Science

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of science

Professor Craig Jackson, head of psychology at BCU

Birmingham Post Power 250: Academia

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of academia

Paul Faulkner, chief executive of the Greater Birmingham Chambers of Commerce

Birmingham Post Power 250: Business Lobby

  • CBI

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of business lobbying

Former Home Secretary Jacqui Smith

Birmingham Post Power 250: Health

  • NHS

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of health

Deputy Leader of the Labour Party Tom Watson MP

Birmingham Post Power 250: Politics

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of politics

Birmingham Post Power 250: Education

The ten people listed as the most influential in the West Midlands from the world of education

Professor Paula Mednes, University of Birmingham

Prostate cancer risk test created by Birmingham scientists

The test, made by researchers at the University of Birmingham, will provide 90 per cent accuracy and could be available within the next 18 months

Planned BCU Life Sciences campus at Selly Oak as part of the Harvest Partnership development

£5m boost for Birmingham life sciences plans

Now the development can be stepped up thanks to a £5 million grant from the Greater Birmingham and Solihull Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)

CGI of plans for the new Hornton Grange Hotel and Conference Centre at the University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham to open new hotel and conference centre

New plans to expand facilities for weddings and conferences on Edgbaston campus as part of wider £300m overhaul

Conductor Michael Lloyd

Review: Symphony Of A Thousand, Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra at Symphony Hall

This was a concert celebrating the orchestra's 75th anniversary, as well as remembering ground-breaking Mahler performances under one-time long-serving conductor Kenneth Page.

Aston University

Five Midland universities to share £20 million research windfall

Midland universities are sharing a £20 million windfall aimed at revolutionising research opportunities

The University of Birmingham

University of Birmingham agrees long-term collaboration with Melbourne

The centrepiece is a joint PhD programme co-funded by both institutions giving up to 20 ‘Priestley Scholars’ in engineering

Grave of a middle-aged female, probably medieval in date, found on the Park Street site. Taken from Beneath the Bullring The Archaeology of Life and Death in Early Birmingham by Simon Buteux

Birmingham Bullring's very own murder mystery

Why archaeologists who dug up Birmingham's Bull Ring suspected a foul deed

Jo Johnson MP, minister of state for universities and sciences, at the University of Birmingham Medical School

Birmingham's life sciences ambitions receive £1.4m boost

The University of Birmingham in particular will receive £1.4 million of new funding, which comes as the city targets the sector for major growth

Prime Minister David Cameron as he tours HMP Onley in Rugby ahead of a major speech on prison reform.

Prison is 'bad idea' for 80% of inmates, claims Birmingham criminologist

Dr James Treadwell, Senior Lecturer in Criminology at Birmingham City University spoke out as the Prime Minister claimed the prison system had failed in a “scandalous” way

Men smoke shisha in a cafe

Dangers of 'toxic' air in Birmingham shisha bars exposed

Health fears as some emit worse pollution than a commuter route

Dr Paul Hamilton is due to leave the UK next week after being arrested exclusive

Birmingham academic arrested after student visa expires

Shakespeare expert Dr Paul Hamilton who studied for a PhD at the University of Birmingham has spent ten days at a refugee centre and must leave next week

CGI of the Universities Centre which is due to launch in September after receiving planning permission

Green light for latest Innovation Birmingham expansion

Phase two of £40 million campus revamp will see the Universities Centre built in Holt Street


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