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BCRRE and SMRT Institute sign collaborative agreement to form educational partnership

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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) and SMRT Institute (SMRTi) have signed a collaborative agreement (13 September 2016) to formalise a partnership in training and education.
Date:
23/09/2016

Former student makes finals for Royal Society of Biology Teacher Award

Former student makes finals for Royal Society of Biology Teacher Award
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Former Biological Sciences student Lynne Chambers was shortlisted for the 2016 Royal Society of Biology School Biology Teacher Award. The award seeks to identify and recognise the very best and most inspiring biology teachers in 11-18 education in the UK.
Date:
23/09/2016

Green light for University Collaborative Teaching Laboratory

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The University of Birmingham has, this week, received planning permission to build a brand new laboratory facility and teaching space, as part of a series of exciting regeneration developments taking place on campus.
Date:
16/09/2016

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary

Ways of presenting, recording and remembering vocabulary
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Dr Crayton Walker delivers a workshop on teaching vocabulary at the Penang English Language Learning and Teaching Association, Malaysia.
Date:
14/09/2016

Rio Paralympic success for University of Birmingham alumnas

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Three University of Birmingham Sport (UBSport) alumnas are celebrating success at the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.
Date:
13/09/2016

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics

New Lectureship opportunity in the Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
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The Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics is pleased to announce a full time permanent Lectureship in Corpus Based Stylistics and/or Discourse Analysis from 1 January 2017.
Date:
31/08/2016

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages

Three new Professors join the Department of Modern Languages
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This week the Department of Modern Languages is delighted to be welcoming three new Professors to permanent positions of Chair in Modern Languages.
Date:
30/08/2016

New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology

New lecturers for the Department of African Studies and Anthropology
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DASA is delighted to announce the appointment of two new lecturers, Dr Jessica Johnson and Dr Rebecca Jones.
Date:
30/08/2016

Bright sparks discovered via University's project with Birmingham Girls School

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The value of studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects at 'A' Level has been shown to boost girls' potential earning power by as much as 33%. Encouraging girls to study these subjects at A level has been a long term focus of government policy since 2010.
Date:
26/08/2016

What does a rise in the minimum wage mean for the Mexican labour market?

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The idea of a minimum working wage has been a controversial topic within economics for many years. The basic goal of establishing a minimum level of earnings is to ensure that independently of the job performed, all workers can earn a salary that is high enough to satisfy their basic needs.
Date:
25/08/2016
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