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"Brexit" Attacks President Obama...and Avoids the Issues

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One might be surprised that a prominent British politician would begin a comment about US President Barack Obama with a historical lie. One might not foresee an ethnic slur against the American leader.But that is exactly what happened last week when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, used The Sun newspaper as a platform to denounce Obama's visit to Britain.
Date:
28/04/2016

"Brexit" Attacks President Obama...and Avoids the Issues

Description
One might be surprised that a prominent British politician would begin a comment about US President Barack Obama with a historical lie. One might not foresee an ethnic slur against the American leader.But that is exactly what happened last week when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, used The Sun newspaper as a platform to denounce Obama's visit to Britain.
Date:
28/04/2016

SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief

SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief
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It has been confirmed that the Director of the Sport Policy Centre (SPC), Dr Jonathan Grix, is to take over from Professor Barrie Houlihan as Editor-in-Chief of the renowned International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics from June, 2016.
Date:
21/04/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - April 2016

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Professor Martin Freer named in The Birmingham Post's Power 250 and more...
Date:
20/04/2016

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016

'The Other Place' Theatre re-opens in Stratford to lead research and creative practice following a University of Birmingham and RSC partnership

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The iconic studio theatre, The Other Place, in Stratford-upon-Avon has reopened after undergoing a transformation partly funded by the University of Birmingham, in a five-year partnership with the RSC. The doors opened to the public on Monday 21 March with a new theatre tour, From Page to Stage, starting on Thursday 24 March.
Date:
21/03/2016

International collaboration on financial research could change lives in Africa

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham are leading work into inclusive finance that could improve people's lives across Africa and other developing countries.
Date:
11/03/2016
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Perspective

How the Canadian government is playing the terrorism card

Almost a year after the murders of two Canadian soldiers, Steve Hewitt asks whether the country’s Conservative party is using the terror threat for political gain.

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