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The University of Warwick is contributing to scientific efforts to ensure the world can feed its growing population with the creation of a new £5 million research centre.Read
More than 2,000 employees at a Midland university are poised for “unprecedented” strike action in a bitter row over pay.Read
More than 1,000 West Midland jobs could be created through a new Aston University eco-friendly product – with the aid of sewage and other waste.Read
An academic has been laying the foundations for greener living in a new book based on a zero-carbon house in Birmingham.Read
Schools across Birmingham and the West Midlands could close to pupils in the autumn after the two biggest teaching unions announced an “unprecedented” protest over pay and workloads.
A Birmingham MP has described the development of a £125 million new Birmingham City University campus as a “vanity project” and called for it to be stopped.
Fifteen new University Technical Colleges (UTCs), which includes institutions based in Warwick and Coventry, are to open within two years.Read
One of Birmingham’s most improved schools has become an academy, months after its head teacher claimed its application had been the subject of "political games".Read
Six crumbling Birmingham schools are set to be rebuilt or refurbished – but many others have been left disappointed after being told their bid for funding has been rejected.Read
The head teacher of one of Birmingham’s top private schools has called on more state help for disadvantaged pupils after Nick Clegg hit out at class divides.Read
Teaching unions have called off proposed strike action amid claims Birmingham primary schools are being "forced" to become academies.Read
A Birmingham university has turned shopkeeper in a bid to boost business in the city.Read
A futuristic hydrogen powered car created by students from Aston University has won one of the top awards at an international environmental motoring challenge.Read
AN UNDER-fire Birmingham headteacher has left his post – the second to stand down within 24 hours.Read
Union officials have accused the University of Warwick of “profiteering” after axing dozens of jobs just months before a hike in tuition fees.Read
The Department for Education is facing a revolt over claims Birmingham primary schools are being “forced” to become academies.Read
Children are having their education undermined by “crumbling, run-down schools” after a government building programme suffered a series of delays, council leaders have claimed.Read
Birmingham City University has unveiled ambitious plans to build a £125 million base in the heart of the city.Read
A city college is taking on universities by offering cheaper degrees for students.Read
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