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Father and daughter in Class of 2016: making international relations a family affair

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Two generations from the same family will graduate from the University of Birmingham this year when Sikander Khan follows in his daughter Zarah's footsteps and crosses the stage of the Great Hall.
Date:
30/11/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Indian and British research experts agree way forward on major problems

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A two-day international workshop on sustainable cities and microbial infection has concluded in New Delhi.
Date:
08/11/2016
Categories:
International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

People smuggling 'boosted not broken' by Europe migration policy

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European governments have contributed to the European 'migration crisis' by blaming people smugglers, rather than conflict, for increased migration to Europe. The failure to open up safe and legal routes to protection and the focus on border security has actually driven demand for the smugglers, a major new academic research project concludes today.
Date:
03/11/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Pupils revive dying art of letter writing by saying: "Thank you"

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Harry Potter author J K Rowling, footballer Lionel Messi and actress Angelina Jolie featured among the public figures singled out for thanks in a school letter-writing competition run by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
17/10/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Eminent Indian statesman delivers high-profile talk at Birmingham

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One of India's most eminent political and diplomatic figures will deliver a high-profile lecture on the future of UK-India relations at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
03/10/2016
Categories:
Corporate Services, Social Sciences
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