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May news release archive

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Aston's 24 hour Swimathon! - 1st May 2009

Aston University’s Swimming and Water Polo team are completing a 24hour swim relay on the 6th May to help raise funds so they can attend the 13th FINA World Championships in Rome this summer.

Aston driving forward bio-energy technology - 7th May 2009

Aston University is at the forefront of carbon cutting research, which is set to see bio-energy power plants built in the UK, mainland Europe and India.

Aston's 24 hour relay raises money for Cancer Research - 8th May 2009

Aston University recently held the event Relay For Life, where students and residents from across Birmingham were invited to take part in a 24-hour walking relay which raised £11,000 for Cancer Research.

Aston rated among top 15 UK universities - 9th May 2009

Aston University has been ranked 13th in the UK in The Independent’s Complete University Guide 2010, with the Birmingham institution’s degrees related to Subjects Allied to Medicine rated 1st overall in the country.

Aston University brings insight into 'superbug' battle - 11th May 2009

A collaborative research project between Aston University in Birmingham, UK and London-based healthcare company Insight Health Limited is to tackle the serious problem of healthcare associated infection (HAI).

Student wins Silver Jubilee Engineering Award - 15th May 2009

Final year Aston University Engineering student Mamoon Zaheer was announced the winner of the City of Birmingham Queen’s Silver Jubilee Engineering award after competing against five Birmingham students to prove he had the engineering edge. 

Thai visitors make an impact at Aston Business School - 20th May 2009 

Academics and practitioners from Thailand and the UK gathered at Aston Business School recently as part of a research projectto develop an integrated supply chain management (SCM) performance measurement framework.

European project to define key stages of human ageing - 28th May 2009

Aston University is involved in a EUR 12m project that is set to identify and establish biomarkers which recognise the key stages of human ageing.

Free public exhibiton showcasing student engineering talent - 29th May 2009

Aston engineering students will be showcasing a range of engineering models and products at the free Aston Design Show, from Wednesday, June 3 to Saturday, June 6.

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