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Ecocriticism keynote at Durham IAS

Ecocriticism keynote at Durham IAS
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On Friday 13 May, Dr Louise Hardwick gave a keynote paper at the international symposium 'Aesthetics of Crisis: Ecology, Disaster, Representation' which was held at the University of Durham's Institute of Advanced Study.
Date:
24/05/2016

Guardian League Tables 2017

Guardian League Tables 2017
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BA English Language at Birmingham University stands at 6th place in the newly released Guardian League Tables.
Date:
24/05/2016

Pint of science

Pint of science
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Paula Pérez-Sobrino will participate in Pint of Science - Logroño (Spain) with her talk "Everyday creativity: Metaphor & Advertising".
Date:
24/05/2016

Exploring the mind through music

Exploring the mind through music
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Dr Paula Pérez-Sobrino is invited as Science Fellow to the "Exploring the Mind Through Music" workshop at Rice University.
Date:
24/05/2016

Religion in public life: levelling the ground

Religion in public life:  levelling the ground
Description
Report and videos from the 2016 Edward Cadbury Lectures, given by Professor Grace Davie (University of Exeter).
Date:
23/05/2016

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk

Dr Claire MacLeod Peters, Prince's Teaching Institute talk
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Dr Claire MacLeod Peters is continuing her work with the Prince's Teaching Institute Charity, delivering interactive lectures in French to inspire secondary school French teachers to engage with their subject in ways that reflect latest research findings.
Date:
23/05/2016

From Chernobyl and cholera to reworking Shakespeare, Birmingham scholars take to the stage at Hay

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How are victims of Haiti's cholera outbreak being supported six years on? What can a new generation of nuclear reactors learn from Chernobyl and Fukushima? And how can one of Shakespeare's darkest plays become an even darker work of fiction?
Date:
23/05/2016

Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

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Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
23/05/2016

Why Register a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Why Register a Lasting Power of Attorney?
Description
Birmingham Law School's Professor Rosie Harding blogs for Dementia Project as part of Dementia Awareness week.
Date:
20/05/2016

Should we stay or should we go? Immigration, Brexit and the status quo

Description
The desire to reduce immigration to the mythical tens of thousands promised by the Coalition and subsequent Conservative administrations, through regaining control of borders allegedly governed by Europe, was largely featured in the first call for an in/out EU referendum, and later in the lobbying of the Leave campaign. There are a range of possible scenarios in the event of a vote to stay in the EU or to leave, but whatever the outcome of the referendum, it is likely there will be little change in net migration figures.
Date:
19/05/2016
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