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Baroness Estelle Morris on the politics of education policy: why all the main parties sound the same

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At a time of continuous change, former Education Secretary, Baroness Estelle Morris, will ask whether there is more continuity in the slogans of education policy than the main political parties would care to admit.
Date:
27/03/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Teaching

University of Birmingham Arts and Science Festival: a matter of life and death

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Artistic portrayals of anatomy, sound-based works of art and the experience of living – and dying – in back-to-back housing are examined in a multi-media festival at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/03/2014
Categories:
Arts and Law, Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Self-employed men have higher levels of testosterone, study finds

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An abundance of the sex hormone testosterone is associated with being self-employed, a study from the University of Birmingham, University of Surrey and the University of Adelaide study has found.
Date:
01/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Jamaican Olympics legacy continues to inspire in Birmingham

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The legacy of the Jamaican track and field team's stay in Birmingham will live on and inspire even more young people in the form of a brand new scholarship at the University of Birmingham, launched today.
Date:
21/02/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students

Mother Teresa: the 'demon' saint

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The late Mother Teresa, one of the world's highest-profile religious figures, was accused of being mad, vain, evil, and also of having an inappropriate relationship with a priest who was her spiritual director, according to newly published research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
10/02/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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