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An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017

An Exhibition that celebrates women at the University of Birmingham launches on March 8, 2017
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'Making Space: Celebrating Women at the University of Birmingham', New project by Liz Hingley (Honorary Fellow, CPUR), launches on International Women's Day.
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24/02/2017

Seven Earth-sized planets found orbiting TRAPPIST-1

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News in the international science media has been dominated this week by the ground-breaking discovery of seven potentially habitable Earth-sized planets orbiting the red-dwarf star TRAPPIST-1, which lies only 39 lies years from the solar system.
Date:
24/02/2017

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference

Dr. Alison Gray will be speaking at the Spirituality and Psychiatry Special Interest Group Conference
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Dr. Alison Gray, Consultant Psychiatrist, Priest and Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, will be speaking at the Silent Prejudice: Stigma, spirituality and mental health' conference in London.
Date:
24/02/2017

A new book by Imam Monawar Hussain explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God

A new book by Imam Monawar Hussain explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God
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Imam Hussain Monawar, who is a Honorary Fellow of The Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion, explores how different religious traditions envisage individual spiritual journeys to God.
Date:
24/02/2017

The appliance of science and the taming of artistic licence

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To what extent can we use works of landscape art as proxy data for what the environment was actually like at the time of painting? Artists like Monet and John Constable can be trusted if care is taken to understand what the artist was trying to achieve. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was first exhibited in 1831 at the Royal Academy by John Constable.
Date:
23/02/2017

The appliance of science and the taming of artistic licence

Description
To what extent can we use works of landscape art as proxy data for what the environment was actually like at the time of painting? Artists like Monet and John Constable can be trusted if care is taken to understand what the artist was trying to achieve. Salisbury Cathedral from the Meadows was first exhibited in 1831 at the Royal Academy by John Constable.
Date:
23/02/2017

Institution of Civil Engineers holds a CPD event at the University of Birmingham

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Academic colleagues from the School of Engineering recently discussed the need for reducing the risk of undetected buries pipes and cables in order to increase safety when carrying out any ground investigations with engineering professionals.
Date:
23/02/2017

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow

Terry O'Connor: a profile of our newest Creative Fellow
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Meet our wonderful new Creative Fellow: performer and theatre maker Terry O'Connor.
Date:
22/02/2017

Birmingham - Beijing energy partnership wins Chinese funding for joint research programme

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Energy storage experts at the University of Birmingham and the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have won a major funding award from the Chinese government for a joint doctoral research programme.
Date:
22/02/2017

UAE Ambassador visits Birmingham to learn more about University plans

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the Court of St. James's visited the University of Birmingham today to learn more about the University's work and its plans for deepening its engagement with the Emirates.
Date:
22/02/2017
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