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Old Joe Glows Gold

Date:
25/08/2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016

Luke Kennard at the Cheltenham Literary Festival 2016
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The author of five poetry collections, Dr Luke Kennard reads from his acclaimed new book Cain, a humorous and formally unique narrative on faith, TV and zombies.
Date:
25/08/2016

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers
Description
PhD student Matilde Aliffi interviews Aaron Ben-Ze'ev for the Imperfect Cognitions blog.
Date:
25/08/2016

New staff for project PERFECT

New staff for project PERFECT
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We are delighted to announce that Dr Sophie Stammers and Dr Andrea Polonioli will join project PERFECT as new research fellows.
Date:
25/08/2016

Royal Society Fellowship awarded for advanced robotic nuclear decommissioning research

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Dr. Rustam Stolkin, Senior Birmingham Fellow in Robotics, has recently been awarded a Royal Society Industry Fellowship, entitled 'Advanced robotic manipulation for nuclear decommissioning'.
Date:
25/08/2016

Who wrote Shakespeare?

Who wrote Shakespeare?
Description
In an article for the BBC, Dr Martin Wiggins examines what Shakespeare would be doing if he were alive today. Would he be writing for the stage, or working as a scriptwriter for film or television? Are they the modern media which are the closest equivalents to the stage of the Globe Theatre?
Date:
25/08/2016

Choléra en Haïti : après l'aveu, l'ONU doit indemniser équitablement les victimes

Choléra en Haïti : après l'aveu, l'ONU doit indemniser équitablement les victimes
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Written by Rosa Freedman and Nicolas Lemay-Hébert. Après des années de tergiversations, les Nations unies ont reconnu leur part de responsabilité dans le déclenchement de l'épidémie. Reste maintenant à assumer financièrement. This article was originally published in English.
Date:
25/08/2016

Researchers identify possible pathway to reboot immune system after bone-marrow transplants

Description
New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.
Date:
25/08/2016

Birmingham International Summer School 2016 is great success

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The Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) 2016 proved to be a tremendous success with 126 international students participating in three weeks of academic and social activities.
Date:
23/08/2016

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics

BBC Proms Extra: Shakespeare - Religion and Clerics
Description
Professor Ewan Fernie was interviewed for BBC Radio 3's Proms Extra, on the relationship between Shakespeare and religion.
Date:
23/08/2016
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