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June news release archive

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UK first for Aston breast cancer research project - 2nd June 2009

A breast cancer research project at Aston University in Birmingham has been chosen as one of 26 new projects in the UK and Ireland to receive a share of £2.3 million funding from the leading research charity Breast Cancer Campaign.

Aston University Links into Languages - 10th June 2009

Aston University in Birmingham has taken on a new role as the Links into Languages Centre for the West Midlands region.

OBE for Aston University Modern Languages Professor - 13th June 2009

A senior academic at Aston University, Birmingham, has been awarded an OBE for Services to Modern Languages in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List.

Russian Journalist visit Aston University - 18th June 2009

Leading education and business journalists from Russia were invited to Aston University to discover more about the UK’s Higher Education system.

Lord Mandelson visits Aston University - 18th June 2009

The higher and further education sectors are playing a key role in getting Britain through the recession to emerge stronger and more competitive than before, Business Secretary Lord Mandelson has outlined, this week.

From the classroom to the boardroom - 19th June 2009

The Young Enterprise West Midlands Company Programme Innovation Awards 2009 took place at Aston University this week, with six successful companies from across the region reaching the finals.

Coffee company good to go! - 22nd June 2009

Two entrepreneurial Aston University students are set to make their mark in the coffee industry with their innovative business, Co-Go Coffee. 

Plan to provide opportunities for West Midlands graduates launched - 26th June 2009

Graduates struggling to find work in the West Midlands this summer will be offered subsidised jobs, training places and low-cost university courses under plans being launched today (Friday 26 June) by Regional Minister Ian Austin at Aston University.

Aston at forefront of low carbon testing - 30th June 2009

Aston University will be assessing the future of low carbon transport, thanks to a successful consortium bid which will bring a fleet of alternative energy cars to the streets of Birmingham and Coventry.   

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