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Why Iran's Supreme Leader may yet swallow a bitter nuclear deal

Why Iran's Supreme Leader may yet swallow a bitter nuclear deal
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Iran is being pushed to the edge by sanctions over its nuclear programme. Will its dying Supreme Leader cave to the pressure?
Date:
06/03/2015

Launch of Royal Institution Masterclasses set to inspire the next generation of computer scientists

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The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is hosting a series of Royal Institution Computer Science Masterclasses to teach Y9 students from local Midlands's schools a variety of skills and applications of computer science. Royal Institution Masterclasses are hands-on and interactive extracurricular sessions led by top experts from academia and industry for keen and talented young people all around the UK.
Date:
05/03/2015

Student zoo trip to observe animal behaviour

Student zoo trip to observe animal behaviour
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Final year students studying Higher Cognitive Functions enjoyed a trip to the zoo earlier this semester.
Date:
05/03/2015

AstroSoc Update - March 2015

AstroSoc Update - March 2015
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With the new committee taking up the reigns, the future of AstroSoc looks bright with lots of exciting activities and events for people to get involved with. Outgoing Chair Paul Carter tells us more.
Date:
04/03/2015

Iraq government cuts threaten its brightest students abroad

Iraq government cuts threaten its brightest students abroad
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Iraqis pursuing postgraduate study abroad face a difficult future, after the country's higher education minister signed two measures cutting their stipends by up to 50% and limiting support to three years.
Date:
04/03/2015

Birmingham's newest sports centre reaches the top

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Construction of the University of Birmingham's new sports centre hit new heights this week as the building was officially 'topped out' on Wednesday (March 4).
Date:
04/03/2015

China at the centre of "Eurasian" history

China at the centre of "Eurasian" history
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Video of the latest Global China: New Approaches Seminar given by Pamela Crossley (Dartmouth, USA).
Date:
03/03/2015

Sporting bodies must up their game in the fight against doping

Sporting bodies must up their game in the fight against doping
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From Ben Johnson to Lance Armstrong, with countless others in-between, there has been no shortage of high-profile doping scandals to shake the sporting world in recent decades.
Date:
03/03/2015

BUMS Update - March 2015

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BUMS have had a fantastic year and is growing from strength to strength. Co-Chairs Deborah Harris and Ollie Saville tell us more.
Date:
03/03/2015

EESESoc Update – March 2015

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EESESoc has been busy with lots of activities, both social and educational! President Helen Watson tells us more.
Date:
03/03/2015
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