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Wednesday 13th February 2013

Alumnae amongst the most powerful women in the UK

Alumnae amongst the most powerful women in the UK
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Two of our outstanding alumni have been named in BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour Top 100 Powerful Women in the UK Today list, the first of its kind. Cilla Snowball CBE (BA French, 1981) and Jude Kelly OBE (BA Drama and Theatre Arts, 1975) join HM The Queen, JK Rowling OBE and Victoria Beckham in the list of powerful, intellectual and inspirational women as voted for by the public and chosen by a panel.
Date:
Wednesday 13th February 2013
Friday 8th February 2013

Ask the Expert live chat with Dr Jo Morris

Description
On Friday 8 February, Dr Jo Morris, Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences took part in a live chat answering your questions about her breast cancer research. If you missed it, here is the full transcript from the event, including the questions Jo ran out of time to answer. The full storify recap can also be viewed here.
Date:
Friday 8th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Monday 4th February 2013

Groundbreaking clinical trial provides hope for thousands of men

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Prostate cancer affects one in nine men in the UK, making it the most common cancer among the country's men. This World Cancer Day (Monday 4 February), you can help us to beat the disease with support for a pioneering clinical trial.
Date:
Monday 4th February 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research
Thursday 31st January 2013

Indian alumnus makes shortlist for Man Booker International Prize

Description
University of Birmingham alumnus UR Ananthamurthy has been shortlisted for the fifth Man Booker International Prize which recognises one writer for his or her achievement in fiction.
Date:
Thursday 31st January 2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International
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