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Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?

Why is the Birmingham accent so difficult to mimic?
Description
Dr Esther Asprey interviewed by the BBC as part of their run up to the next series of Peaky Blinders.
Date:
23/09/2014

Impressive performance for Birmingham in new Times league table

Description
As thousands of new students arrive to take the next step in their education, the University of Birmingham has climbed up the national rankings. The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 has placed Birmingham 15th overall, up from 16th last year. The University of Birmingham is now ranked ninth within the Russell Group of leading research intensive universities, ahead of Nottingham and Manchester.
Date:
23/09/2014

Special Issue of Midland History on 'The Midlands and the Great War'

Special Issue of Midland History on 'The Midlands and the Great War'
Description
Midlands History Journal will be publishing a special commemorative First World War edition.
Date:
23/09/2014

Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2015 1st in UK for graduate prospects

Times/Sunday Times University Guide 2015 1st in UK for graduate prospects
Description
Drama and Theatre Arts is ranked 1st in the UK overall for graduate prospects in the 2015 Times/Sunday Times University Guide.
Date:
23/09/2014

Arming the Kurds builds on long history of proxy warfare in the Middle East

Arming the Kurds builds on long history of proxy warfare in the Middle East
Description
Dr Simon Jackson writes for The Conversation.
Date:
22/09/2014

Dr Luke Kennard Next Generation' of hotly-tipped poets'

Dr Luke Kennard Next Generation' of hotly-tipped poets'
Description
The Poetry Book Society has released it's once in a decade list of 'Next Generation' poets to dominate the next decade which features Dr Luke Kennard.
Date:
22/09/2014

The Song of the Wreck

The Song of the Wreck
Description
Dr Caroline Radcliffe has reconstructed the music and words to "The Song of the Wreck" by Charles Dickens.
Date:
22/09/2014

The Hip Hop Fellow

The Hip Hop Fellow
Description
The UK premiere of a documentary film exploring the importance of Hip-hop in academia
Date:
19/09/2014

English language and literature up 12 places

English language and literature up 12 places
Description
English language and literature have been ranked at 39 In the higher education QS World University Rankings for 2014.
Date:
17/09/2014

New Teacher Subject Support Days in Classics

New Teacher Subject Support Days in Classics
Description
In 2014-15 the Department of Classics, Ancient History and Archaeology at the University of Birmingham, will be running a programme of Teacher Subject Days on six Saturdays across the year. Online booking/payment and full schedule now available.
Date:
17/09/2014
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