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Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?

Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?
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Written by Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics. One of the world's poorest and most unstable countries is in the midst of a remarkably hopeful election campaign.
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09/02/2016

Blog: Hard Evidence: this is the Age of Dissent – and there's much more to come

Blog: Hard Evidence: this is the Age of Dissent – and there's much more to come
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Written by David Bailey, lecturer in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham provides a fascinating insight into how the nature of protest has changed.
Date:
09/02/2016

Call for papers BELP 2016

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We invite submissions for oral presentations for The Birmingham English Language Postgraduate Conference 2016 (BELP) to be held on Friday, 22 of April 2016.
Date:
09/02/2016

The collapse of Kids Company – a settling of accounts

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The collapse of Kids Company – a settling of accounts
Date:
08/02/2016

How can we hold the UN accountable for sexual violence?

How can we hold the UN accountable for sexual violence?
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Birmingham Law School Senior Lecturer Dr Rosa Freedman writes for the OUP Blog
Date:
08/02/2016

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded a short-term fellowship at the Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florence
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Andrea Mattiello, a final year doctoral researcher in CBOMGS, has been awarded a short-term research fellowship for the New Research on Local Renaissances project in collaboration with the ERC/HistAntArtSi project for the academic year 2016/2017.
Date:
08/02/2016

Mark Garnier MP visits energy storage facility at University of Birmingham

Mark Garnier MP visits energy storage facility at University of Birmingham
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Mark Garnier, Conservative MP for Wyre Forest, visited the University of Birmingham on Friday 5 February 2016 to see latest developments in energy research.
Date:
08/02/2016

The brain mechanisms that facilitate episodic memory

The brain mechanisms that facilitate episodic memory
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A new study paper, co-authored by Dr Simon Hanslmayr, has suggested how opposing brain mechanisms might facilitate episodic memory. 
Date:
08/02/2016

Dangerous pollution levels in shisha bars

Dangerous pollution levels in shisha bars
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Revellers in shisha bars experience pollution levels higher than those in smog-hit Beijing, according to a report – the first UK study of its kind.
Date:
05/02/2016

Lost in Translation - From Science to Regulation

Lost in Translation - From Science to Regulation
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In January the Law School at Birmingham hosted an SLSA-funded seminar entitled "Lost in Translation - From Science to Regulation", organised by Dr Aleksandra Cavoski.
Date:
05/02/2016
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