CARVED IN HISTORY: The names of the newest members of the Chancellor’s Guild of Benefactors (supporters who have donated more than £1 million to the University) have
been engraved in the foyer of the Aston Webb building.
BOXING CLEVER: PhD student Enrico Vanino won the University’s annual Images of Research competition with his photo ‘Business never sleeps’ taken in Guangzhou, China.
SERIOUSLY FUNNY: Award-winning comedian Jo Brand headlined the Guild’s comedy gala for mental health awareness day.
RACE RELATIONS: Baroness Doreen Lawrence OBE launched the University’s new Centre for Research in Race and Education (CRRE), dedicated to the study
of racism and race inequality in education.
ENGLISHNESS EXPLORED: An evening of performance and presentations on St George and the modern meaning of Englishness, titled Redcrosse, was performed at St
George’s Church in Edgbaston, led by Professor Ewan Fernie, Shakespeare Institute.
FRESH IDEAS: Smart Antennas Technology and bugs4drugs were the winners of this year’s annual Enterprising Birmingham Innovation competition which fosters innovation among early career researchers.
GRADSTAGRAM: The graduating Class of 2013 visited the free Gradstagram photo booth on their graduation day where they described their time in Birmingham in one word. Jocelyn Head (BSc Biology, 2013) chose ‘Amazing!’