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Publication of theses by Dr W.J. Elliott

Publication of theses by Dr W.J. Elliott
Description
Online publication of "An examination of von Soden's Ib2 group of manuscripts" (1969) and "An examination of von Soden's Ib1 group of manuscripts (Acts and Catholic Episltes only)" (1974) by Dr W.J. Elliott in the University of Birmingham Institutional Repository.
Date:
14/10/2013

Talk by Professor D.C. Parker

Talk by Professor D.C. Parker
Description
David Parker to speak at the University's "Book to the Future" festival in October 2013 on "The World's Oldest Bible: How Technology Shapes Belief".
Date:
07/10/2013

Birmingham and Nottingham expand ties with Brazil in latest visit

Description
As part of their landmark strategic partnership the Vice-Chancellors from the Universities of Birmingham and Nottingham are visiting Brazil this week to further develop and expand their institutions' significant engagement with the country.
Date:
07/10/2013

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

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The University of Birmingham has risen an impressive five places in the latest Times Higher Education World University Rankings, it has been announced today.
Date:
03/10/2013

ACS student Matthew Wood writes in The Independent

ACS student Matthew Wood writes in The Independent
Description
Third-year ACS student Matthew Wood, who is at the University of Alabama for his Study Abroad, has written this interesting article for The Independent about racial integration at the University.
Date:
03/10/2013

New post for Dr Christina Kreinecker

New post for Dr Christina Kreinecker
Description
ITSEE Research Fellow Christina Kreinecker appointed as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Salzburg.
Date:
01/10/2013

Sir David Omand to head new commission on the security impact of drones

Description
Sir David Omand, the UK's former Security and Intelligence Co-ordinator and director of GCHQ, is to chair the University of Birmingham's latest policy commission.
Date:
23/09/2013

Dr Hugh Houghton to give invited paper in Belgium

Dr Hugh Houghton to give invited paper in Belgium
Description
Dr Hugh Houghton to give an invited paper on "The Challenges of Editing the Vetus Latina" and participate in a round table of international specialists on complex textual traditions in Leuven
Date:
20/09/2013

New article in JTS by Dr Chris Jordan

New article in JTS by Dr Chris Jordan
Description
Article by Dr Chris Jordan on "The Rediscovery of the Sherborne Lectionary"
Date:
20/09/2013

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

Description
The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013
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The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

Beauty is big business – particularly at this time of year – but it’s also an area of increasing public concern. With an ever-expanding array of technological tweaks and fixes on offer, the beauty and diet industries have become the subject of significant concerns over the safety of people who choose to undergo these procedures.

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