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Handbooks, Germany and Knowledge in Sport

Handbooks, Germany and Knowledge in Sport
Description
A book review on the Routledge Handbook of German Politics & Culture, with thoughts on the technical transfer of knowledge from academia to students and practitioners of sport.
Date:
13/01/2015

The comic book guy

The comic book guy
Description
Neil Gibson (MEng Manufacturing & Mechanical Engineering, 2000) is a former Management Consultant who now runs the successful T Pub comic book empire. Neil tells Old Joe how a chance comic book find led to a new career, a new passion, and the discovery of an untapped talent for writing.
Date:
12/01/2015

Campus connections

Campus connections
Description
The University holds strong family links for many alumni, and Birmingham is most definitely in the blood for the Price family who have celebrated five graduations on campus.
Date:
12/01/2015

Leveraging LinkedIn

Leveraging LinkedIn
Description
LinkedIn has 332 million members worldwide and continues to grow at more than two members per second. Old Joe asked Charles Hardy, Education Engagement Lead for LinkedIn, to share his top tips for alumni using the professional network.
Date:
12/01/2015

We are all Charlie Hebdo - and this is an attack on our rights

We are all Charlie Hebdo - and this is an attack on our rights
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Rosa Freedman writes for The Conversation
Date:
08/01/2015

IOC reforms – Agenda 20+20, all smoke and mirrors or genuine reform?

IOC reforms – Agenda 20+20, all smoke and mirrors or genuine reform?
Description
Early in December 2014 the International Olympic Committee [IOC] President Thomas Bach led the organisation into a self-proclaimed new era for the movement. Bach has pushed through the Agenda 2020 document setting his reputation against its adoption.
Date:
05/01/2015

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

Description
Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

Postgraduate Mentor Scheme

Postgraduate Mentor Scheme
Description
The Postgraduate Mentor Scheme is a support network for prospective University of Birmingham students. The mentors are experienced postgraduates who have previously studied or are currently studying at the University of Birmingham, and they will offer help and advice from a student perspective.
Date:
15/12/2014

Indonesia's Ambassador to the UN receives Honorary Doctorate

Indonesia's Ambassador to the UN receives Honorary Doctorate
Description
Current Indonesian Ambassador to the United Nations (UN), His Excellency (H. E.) Dr Desra Percaya has received an honorary doctorate from the University of Birmingham, UK. Dr Percaya was named Doctor of the University (DUniv) on Thursday 11 December in the University's historic Great Hall, in the presence of hundreds of graduands and their families.
Date:
12/12/2014
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