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Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes

Today's Fellows are tomorrow's Birmingham Heroes
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Apply for a Birmingham Fellowship and join our sector-leading programme.
Date:
27/02/2017

Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers

Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers
Description
We invite papers that consider graphic reading across comic, critical, literary, and theoretical texts as well as less established mediums such as videogames and other digital media.
Date:
27/02/2017

Addison's patients lack killer immune cells - study

Description
Research led by University of Birmingham scientists has found that people suffering from the adrenal disorder known as Addison's disease suffer from an immune system defect which makes them prone to potentially deadly respiratory infections.
Date:
27/02/2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017
Description
'Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham', New project by Liz Hingley (Honorary Fellow, CPUR), launches on International Women's Day.
Date:
24/02/2017

Seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting TRAPPIST-1

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News in the international science media has been dominated this week by the ground-breaking discovery of seven potentially habitable Earth-sized planets orbiting the red-dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, which lies only 39 lies years from the solar system.
Date:
24/02/2017

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference
Description
Dr. Alison Gray, Consultant Psychiatrist, Priest and Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, will be speaking at the Silent Prejudice: Stigma, spirituality and mental health' conference in London.
Date:
24/02/2017

A new book by Imam Monawar Hussain explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God

A new book by Imam Monawar Hussain explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God
Description
Imam Hussain Monawar, who is a Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God.
Date:
24/02/2017

The appliance of science and the taming of artistic licence

Description
To what extent can we use works of landscape art as proxy data for what the environment was actually like at the time of painting? Artists like Monet and John Constable can be trusted if care is taken to understand what the artist was trying to achieve. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was first exhibited in 1831 at the Royal Academy by John Constable.
Date:
23/02/2017

The appliance of science and the taming of artistic licence

Description
To what extent can we use works of landscape art as proxy data for what the environment was actually like at the time of painting? Artists like Monet and John Constable can be trusted if care is taken to understand what the artist was trying to achieve. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was first exhibited in 1831 at the Royal Academy by John Constable.
Date:
23/02/2017

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?

Does La La Land rethink the Hollywood musical?
Description
Damien Chazelle's La La Land is an especially self-conscious Hollywood musical that seems to thrive on the tension between moments of incongruity and harmony. Dr James Walters presents the latest Birmingham Perspectives.
Date:
23/02/2017
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