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12:14, 20 APR 2015
Pertemps founder and ex-Villa chief back new £60 million medical school
Sir Doug Ellis and Tim Watts have put their money where their mouths are to back Aston University's plans for a new medical school.
Aston University's new £60m medical school to tackle child death blight
Institute reveals ground-breaking plans to launch new training and research hub for next generation of local doctors
Birmingham Science Park Aston
Aston Science Park founder Dr Derek Harris dies
Pioneer helped to transform huge area of derelict land into leading hub for science and technology businesses
Labour in push to create 'tech city' for the region
Plans are being drawn up for a new enterprise zone to replicate the success of London’s Tech City in Birmingham.
Social media guru named BYPY 2014
Judges tip marketing specialist Jodie Cole as natural leader who will inspire others
Little Green Sheep targets international markets with development capital
Baby products manufacturer will use £200,000 in funding to develop product range
Queen's Awards for Enterprise handed to 11 in the West Midlands
Manufacturing firms dominate the list recognising innovation and international trade – ranging from one employing just 14 people to one employing almost 25,000
Experts discuss issues affecting manufacturing
Businesses from across the region gathered to hear from two leading experts on manufacturing and the automotive industry at Aston University.
Universities give £4.5bn boost to local economy
West Midland universities boost the economy by more than £4.5 billion a year, according to new figures.
City welcomes Commonwealth leaders as part of international training course
The visits featured some of the city’s key organisations including University Hospital, the Library of Birmingham, Millennium Point and Thinktank and Aston University
Aston University issues contract notice for medical project team
The Team will be divided into lots, which includes an architect, building services engineers, quantity surveyor, and structural engineer
Aston University team up with tech firm for IT degree
Aston University has joined forces with hi-tech global giants Capgemini to launch the UK’s first degrees in the IT sector to be delivered in the workplace.
Birmingham Day March 2014: Profile - More Canals Than Venice documents 100 facts about city
Film documents 100 facts about Birmingham
City council publishes redacted Service Birmingham contract
An online petition set up to force the council to put the Service Birmingham contract in the public domain attracted more than 400 signatures
City universities now employ more than 10,000
Latest figures released by the Higher Education Statistics Agency showed that employment at Birmingham’s universities is booming, with the three major institutions – Aston University, Birmingham City University and the University of Birmingham – all increasing staff numbers in 2012.
Call for outsourcing review after disorder at Oakwood Prison
The 1,600-cell prison near Wolverhampton was hit by nine hours of ‘rioting’ on Sunday with ministers and company G4S accused of covering up the extent of the problems
University of Birmingham
Construction works starts on £3m biomedical centre at University of Birmingham
Nottingham-based Clegg Construction is creating a new two-storey building to house a new biomedical centre on the university’s science park.
Tata Visit: Business profile - Dr. Tim Leverton
A profile of Dr. Tim Leverton, Head – Advanced and Product Engineering at Tata Motors.
Students offered university slots in Birmingham based on predicted grades
Universities in the city are revolutionising their admissions processes by making unconditional offers to A level students.
Aston conference centre unveiled
Conference Aston invited guests to see the completed first phase of its £5.4m refurbishment project.
Professor Feiger on economic fallacies, villains and heroes
Professor Feiger of Aston University outlined the straightforward matter of, 'understanding systems dynamics in economics: the villains and the heroes'.
Fury after travellers set up camp in school
Group moves onto Cheslyn Hay Sport and Community High School, in South Staffordshire
Thousands set to flock to Birmingham Beer Festival
The annual jamboree celebrating traditional beer and organised by the Campaign for Real Ale (CAMRA), runs until Saturday
Eastside firms say Car2Go 'missed opportunity'
Car sharing scheme scheme has not been extended to Birmingham Science Park tenants near Aston University, where the council controls car parking