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David Wynne music director Birmingham Festival Choral Society

Conductor's keeping the rich tradition of choral music alive

David Wynn, new music director of Birmingham Festival Choral Society, is following in some massive footsteps. Christopher Morley talks to him about his career and future plans

Unity Trust Bank is making business banking better for SMEs and helping society - here's how

Unity Trust Bank Chief Executive Margaret Willis tells how they are helping SMEs and the community

University of Birmingham spinout Linear Diagnostics has secured £300,000 funding

University of Birmingham spinout secures new funding

Linear Diagnostics will use capital injection to develop a product that can rapidly detect infections and resistance to antibiotics

CGI of plans for 418 student bedrooms in Selly Oak which have been bought by Unite

Unite snaps up Selly Oak flats

Student accommodation group expands its footprint in Birmingham with buyout of halls of residence on Battery Park site

University of Birmingham is launching a new campus in Dubai

University of Birmingham to launch Middle East campus

Edgbaston institute will expand its global reach by opening new hub in Dubai alongside other universities

Birmingham Institute of Forest Research has been crowned RICS 2017 West Midlands project of the year

University of Birmingham sweeps board at RICS Awards

Institute scores quartet of wins at annual awards including project of the year for its research into the effects of CO2 on woodland

Perry Barr flood risk management system has won a 2017 ICE Award

Perry Barr flood management project wins ICE Award

Scheme to protect homes in north Birmingham among the winners at last night's 2017 West Midlands Awards

Basement bar at The Compound which has won a RIBA Award

Jewellery Quarter creative space and JLR factory win RIBA Awards

Annual ceremony which recognises exceptional architecture unveils the top projects in the West Midlands

B4451/B4100 dual carriageway scheme in Gaydon

Shortlist unveiled for ICE Awards

The West Midlands top civil engineering projects will be recognised at annual ceremony in Birmingham next week

University of Birmingham

University professor becomes Royal Society fellow

Roy Harrison has been an environmental health lecturer at University of Birmingham since 1991

The Lapworth Museum of Geology

Birmingham's Lapworth Museum takes on Tate Modern for national award

Attraction which contains a collection of fossils and dinosaur bones will vie for title

Sheku Kanneh-Mason

Rising star is a member of a large and talented family

BBC Young Musician winner Sheku Kanneh-Mason is taking time off from his A-level studies to play a concert in Birmingham with his sister

Sampson Hu, chief executive of Smart Antenna Technologies

Birmingham technology company expands into Far East

Smart Antenna Technologies launches new base in Asia to be used as a research hub

CBSO musical director Mirga Grazinyte-Tyla conducts the orchestra

New CBSO season sees Mirga busy with Debussy

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra has unveiled an exciting programme for 2017/18. Its music director talks to Christopher Morley

The university's new sports complex and pool will open next month

Opening date revealed for Birmingham's new 50m swimming pool

University of Birmingham unveils long-delayed launch date of new £55m sports complex

Benjamin Frith

Saints march in with a few surprises up their sleeve...

Christopher Morley previews a busy few weeks ahead on the classical scene, including an enterprising mix of the known and not-so-known from the Orchestra of St John

Bouygues UK will lead the revamp of Centenary Square

Bouygues UK to lead £10m Centenary Square revamp

Construction group appointed to trio of projects in the city including revamp of public square outside library

Professor Catherine Cassell will join the University of Birmingham in September

University of Birmingham appoints first female business dean

Prof Catherine Cassell will lead Birmingham Business School from September

Alan Walters Building has made the 2017 RIBA West Midlands shortlist

Double delight for university projects in RIBA shortlist

Pair of developments on University of Birmingham's Edgbaston campus make 2017 shortlist of the best projects across the West Midlands region


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