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University of Birmingham opens new Centre for Research in Race and Education

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Twenty years after the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, his mother, Doreen Lawrence will help launch a new Centre for Research in Race and Education at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students

Indian alumnus makes shortlist for Man Booker International Prize

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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:
31/01/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Arts and Law, International

Kraft/Cadbury Takeover: Does National Ownership Matter?

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Three years after the controversial take-over of British chocolate giant, Cadbury, Sir Dominic Cadbury, Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, reflects on the impact of Kraft's acquisition.
Date:
30/01/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

Sporting success and Olympic Committee member receives honorary degree

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Adam Pengilly, a member of the International Olympic Committee and former Skeleton competitor, will receive an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham on Thursday 6th December 2012 at 4.30pm.
Date:
06/12/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Life and Environmental Sciences, Sport
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