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British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems

British and Brazilian universities unite to tackle major global problems
Description
Experts from the University of Birmingham today joined partners at São Paulo State University (UNESP) to lay the foundation for joint research aimed at solving major problems facing both countries.
Date:
13/03/2017
Categories:
Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham researchers help launch new Prince William Award

Birmingham researchers help launch new Prince William Award
Description
University of Birmingham academics helped The Duke of Cambridge launch a ground-breaking new award programme in his name today, to help schoolchildren build character, confidence and resilience.
Date:
01/03/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Birmingham researchers pioneer LGBTQ inclusivity in higher education

Birmingham researchers pioneer LGBTQ inclusivity in higher education
Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have published recommendations for best practice on LGBTQ- inclusivity in the higher education curriculum - based on the results of an extensive survey into the experiences of both LGBTQ and straight cisgender students and staff on campus.
Date:
01/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Researcher talks about disability issues at this year's Archer's Conference.

Description
Birmingham expertise has been called upon by the Archer's Academic conference which brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss how research and professional experience can cast a new light on the storylines of the BBC Radio 4 drama The Archers.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Birmingham's early warning system flags global financial crises

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new 'early warning system' that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.
Date:
14/02/2017
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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