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University helps two enterprising Business School students launch their own record label

University helps two enterprising Business School students launch their own record label
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The University of Birmingham is funding the launch of a student-run record label, directed and managed by Laura Hand and Anna Blesing, both final year Business Management students.
Date:
19/02/2015

Labour talks tough on banking reform, but little will change

Labour talks tough on banking reform, but little will change
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Written by Dr Huw Macartney. Given the scandals, bonus increases and plummeting lending to small and medium-sized British businesses, reform of the banking system is likely to be a hot topic in the run-up to the general election. It is not surprising then that Labour has launched its plan on banking reform, which proposes measures to improve competition within the banking sector, lending to smaller businesses, and the culture of banking itself.
Date:
17/02/2015

University of Birmingham welcomes the Chinese Year of the Sheep

University of Birmingham welcomes the Chinese Year of the Sheep
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The University of Birmingham's China Institute is marking the Chinese New Year with the help of some world-class musicians.Pianist Di Xiao, cellist Jiaxin Lloyd Webber and guitarist Xiefei Yang will perform in the University's Bramall Music Building to staff, students, partners and members of the Chinese community from across the West Midlands and beyond. The musical trio will help celebrate the arrival of the Year of the Sheep with traditional Chinese music that is set to transport the audience to the land of dragons and emperors.
Date:
16/02/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - February 2015

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From energy storage to the the next biological revolution...
Date:
16/02/2015

What's in a name? Your chance to honour one of the region's sporting stars

What's in a name? Your chance to honour one of the region's sporting stars
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Help name the gym in the University's new £55 million sports centre
Date:
13/02/2015

Win - Gun Barrels signs

Win - Gun Barrels signs
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Name of the Game competition to win signs from the Gun Barrels pub.
Date:
13/02/2015

Ukraine ceasefire announced at Minsk summit – what next?

Ukraine ceasefire announced at Minsk summit – what next?
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. After all night talks in the Belarusian capital Minsk, the outcomes of the four party talks in the so-called Normandy format (Ukraine, Russia, France, and Germany) have neither brought a major breakthrough or a complete disaster. As a deal, it is not a solution, but perhaps a step towards one.
Date:
13/02/2015

The international media is failing to report the Syrian war properly

The international media is failing to report the Syrian war properly
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. February 2015 has already seen some major developments in Syria's four-year conflict. At the start of February, rebels launched more than 100 rockets into Damascus and the Assad regime fired mortars on areas of its own capital, hoping to discredit the insurgents. At least six people were killed in the attacks.
Date:
10/02/2015

Dressed for success

Dressed for success
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Graduation day was cause for a double celebration for Eoghan McHugh (MSc Strategic Marketing and Consulting, 2014) when he became the lucky winner of £300 in Debenhams vouchers in the Alumni Office's 'working wardrobe' competition.
Date:
09/02/2015
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