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Richard Burden MP visits Mechanical Engineering ahead of Formula Student 2015

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Richard Burden MP (Lab, Northfield), a former government adviser on motorsport, visited UBRacing, the University's formula student team as they were making final preparations for this year's Formula Student competition that takes place this month.
Date:
07/07/2015

Greece votes No: experts respond

Greece votes No: experts respond
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Written by Costas Milas, University of Liverpool; George Kyris, University of Birmingham; James Arvanitakis, University of Western Sydney; Nikos Papastergiadis, University of Melbourne; Remy Davison, Monash University; Richard Holden, UNSW Australia; Ross Buckley, UNSW Australia, and Sofia Vasilopoulou, University of York. Academic experts respond to the No vote in Greece's referendum on whether or not to accept a bailout offer from their international creditors.
Date:
06/07/2015

The dangerous gamble that could spark full-scale conflict in Ukraine

The dangerous gamble that could spark full-scale conflict in Ukraine
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). Ukraine is giving Russia two options – and neither is likely to end well.
Date:
03/07/2015

Europe is heading towards constitutional crisis, with or without Greece

Europe is heading towards constitutional crisis, with or without Greece
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Written by Dr Nicole Scicluna. Five years of turmoil shows the union rests on shaky legal foundations.
Date:
03/07/2015

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture
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Two doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology - Eva Reindl and Elisa Bandini, and Nimrita Rana from the Department of Anthropology and African Studies organised a successful one-day interdisciplinary conference on 'The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC)'.
Date:
29/06/2015

EPS Societies' Awards 2015

EPS Societies' Awards 2015
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On Tuesday 9 June 2015 the College celebrated the achievements of our 17 student societies with the second annual EPS Societies' Awards. A great night was had by all and over £1,000 was raised for research into childhood brain cancer conducted in the University's School of Cancer Sciences.
Date:
26/06/2015

Jaananni Srissanthirarasa

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Graduate Supply Chain Engineer, Rolls-Royce (MEng Mechanical Engineering with Year in Industry 2014)
Date:
23/06/2015

Philosophy advance reading list

Philosophy advance reading list
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Suggested summer reading for students starting in September 2015.
Date:
23/06/2015

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education: Open Day

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education: Open Day
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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education hosted an Open Day on Tuesday 2 June 2015 at the University of Birmingham.The Open Day brought together UK and international prospective students, alongside leading experts from research and industry, to learn more about the Centre's railway engineering courses and integrated research and consultancy.
Date:
23/06/2015

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance
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FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance. A review of the recent FIFA scandal and ramifications for other sports governing bodies.
Date:
23/06/2015
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