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Scientists reveal how fish adapt to toxic levels of pollution

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A new report identifies the genetic mechanism responsible for evolutionary adaptation to toxic pollution observed in wild Atlantic killifish populations.
Date:
09/12/2016

Paul Thompson invited speaker at the University of Stirling

Paul Thompson invited speaker at the University of Stirling
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Paul Thompson is an invited speaker at a one day British Academy funded event on the theme 'Researching, teaching and learning English for Academic Purposes (EAP): Perspectives from Corpus Linguistics (CL)'
Date:
09/12/2016

The engineering gap

The engineering gap
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A recent BBC article on the engineering gap highlighted that women make up around just 8% of engineers in the UK. The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham is committed to providing a thriving environment in which female engineers can achieve their potential and advance their careers within the field of engineering.
Date:
09/12/2016

Law School Gathers to Discuss Miller and Brexit

Law School Gathers to Discuss Miller and Brexit
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Following the Divisional Court decision in the case of Miller (finding that Parliament must authorise the triggering of Article 50), almost 100 students, staff members, and members of the public gathered at Birmingham Law School to discuss the case and its implications.
Date:
09/12/2016

Andrew Mitchell, MP Debates the Syrian Crisis

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The Middle East Politics Research Group and POLSIS hosted a talk by Andrew Mitchell, MP, on the Syrian crisis.
Date:
08/12/2016

Standing up for Article 18, standing up for Human Rights Day

Standing up for Article 18, standing up for Human Rights Day
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Exclusive CIFoRB interview with UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Mr Ahmed Shaheed
Date:
07/12/2016

Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir perform Jonathan Dove

Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir perform Jonathan Dove
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University of Birmingham were delighted to welcome contemporary composer, Jonathan Dove, to the Elgar Concert Hall this month to hear his works performed by the Birmingham University Singers and University Women's Choir.
Date:
07/12/2016

Writing the Real: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary French Poetry

Writing the Real: A Bilingual Anthology of Contemporary French Poetry
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The latest book from Dr Emma Wagstaff, co-edited with Dr Nina Parish (University of Bath), was published this month.
Date:
07/12/2016

How occupational health impacts migrant health: A case study from Portugal

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Beatriz Padilla and Vera Rodriguez from the University Institute of Lisbon, contribute to a World Health Organisation Newsletter, 'Public Health Aspects of Migration in Europe' with their article 'How occupational health impacts migrant health: A case study from Portugal'
Date:
07/12/2016

Doctoral trainee publishes research into care-leavers mental health

Doctoral trainee publishes research into care-leavers mental health
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Sarah Butterworth, second-year trainee on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate course in the School of Psychology, has published a paper looking at the perspectives of young people transitioning out of social care services in the West Midlands.
Date:
07/12/2016
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