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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

Radicalisation in Bosnia: old wounds reopened by an emerging problem

Radicalisation in Bosnia: old wounds reopened by an emerging problem
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Written by Louis Monroy Santander. A spate of low-level terrorist incidents has the authorities arguing, instead of tackling the problem.
Date:
31/08/2016

Researchers identify possible pathway to reboot immune system after bone-marrow transplants

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New research has shown how a cell surface molecule, Lymphotoxin β receptor, controls entry of T-cells into the thymus; and as such presents an opportunity to understanding why cancer patients who undergo bone-marrow transplant are slow to recover their immune system.
Date:
31/08/2016

AHRC award for international research on translanguaging

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Professor Adrian Blackledge and Professor Angela Creese have been awarded funding to conduct research which will inform equitable language policy and practice in university education in South Africa.
Date:
30/08/2016

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

Steve Mayhew receives award for brain fluctuations paper

Steve Mayhew receives award for brain fluctuations paper
Description
Dr Steve Mayhew, Birmingham Fellow in the School of Psychology, received the Neuroimage Editor's Choice Award in July for a paper investigating brain activity fluctuations.
Date:
26/08/2016

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

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

Description
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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