Alumni news and events

From new research discoveries to the fascinating lives of our former students, there's always something interesting going on at Birmingham.

You can read the latest stories from the Alumni Office below or join our online alumni community, your.bham now.

Also check out the latest alumni publications in the form of the 2013 editions of Alumni News and The Difference Magazine.

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The next chapter

The next chapter
Description
Final year Political Science student Raphael Sheridan is following in the footsteps of alumnus Brian Whitaker (BA Latin, 1968) as the current editor of Redbrick, the University's student newspaper, a role Brian completed more than 40 years ago and one which catapulted him into a successful journalism career.
Date:
19/03/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, Social Sciences, Students

A Goode Movie

A Goode Movie
Description
Alumnus and Actor Matthew Goode (BA Drama and Theatre Arts, 1999) stars in psychological thriller Stoker, which will be released in Cinemas later this week.
Date:
25/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

The greatest row on earth

The greatest row on earth
Description
After being medically discharged from a Military training scheme in 2010, Pamela Relph MBE (BSc Physics, 2011) took up rowing and is taking the sport by storm. A London 2012 Paralympic Gold medalist as part of Team GB's LTA mixed coxed four, Pamela reflects on her unforgettable summer.
Date:
25/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Sport

Barber Institute welcomes new director

Barber Institute welcomes new director
Description
Former Deputy Director and Chief Curator of the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Nicola Kalinsky, has joined the University's Barber Institute of Fine Art as Director.
Date:
22/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law

Pharmacy investment prescribed for Birmingham

Description
A brand-new Pharmacy programme, launching this autumn, is set to play a key part in the College of Medical and Dental Science's research and teaching agenda.
Date:
22/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research

Soccer bookings show ethnic discrimination

Description
The behaviour seen on Premier League football pitches is indicative of the attitudes of wider society according to Dr James Reade, whose research collaboration with colleagues at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge has revealed that referees are more likely to unwittingly discriminate against certain ethnic groups than others.
Date:
18/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Sport

Weighty issue for dinner dates

Description
New research from the School of Psychology has revealed your dinner date can make you put on weight.
Date:
18/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences

Alumni-funded essay competition finds worthy winner

Description
Two College of Arts and Law students have been celebrating their victory in an essay competition, funded by the Alumni Impact Fund, at a reception on Monday 28th January.
Date:
14/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law
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