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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
Description
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

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

Professor Jeannette Littlemore awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship

Professor Jeannette Littlemore awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship
Description
Professor Jeannette Littlemore (PI), Dr Paula Perez-Sobrino (Post-doctoral Fellow) and Dr David Houghton (Co-I) have been awarded a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellowship, for the project 'Exploring Multimodal Metaphor and Metonymy in Advertising' (EMMA).
Date:
19/05/2016

Dr Rex Ferguson awarded an AHRC Networking Grant

Dr Rex Ferguson awarded an AHRC Networking Grant
Description
Dr Rex Ferguson has been awarded an AHRC Networking Grant, for the project 'The Art of Identification'.
Date:
18/05/2016

Birmingham water experts help China clean sewage treatment

Description
Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could help to make wastewater treatment plants in China run more effectively – cutting costs and emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.
Date:
17/05/2016
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