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Mumbai scholar named Student of the Year

Mumbai scholar named Student of the Year
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The University of Birmingham has named Pranay Shah as Indian Student of the Year. Pranay received this prestigious award shortly after graduating with a Masters in Biochemistry from the institution.
Date:
29/07/2014

The Conversation: Lack of trust and tit-for-tat escalation brings Ukraine to the brink of all-out war with Russia

The Conversation: Lack of trust and tit-for-tat escalation brings Ukraine to the brink of all-out war with Russia
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). The renewed escalation of the Ukrainian crisis, following the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, shows no sign of abating. Fighting in the east has continued both in and around the rebel stronghold of Donetsk and at the Russian-Ukrainian border where, according to reports, Russia has now started shelling Ukrainian military positions.
Date:
28/07/2014

University singers wow on the international stage

University singers wow on the international stage
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University Women's Choir win the Female Choirs competition and compete for the Choir of the World trophy.
Date:
25/07/2014

Curating research

Curating research
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Rachael Yardley, co-curator of lasting impressions: 20th century portrait prints, talks about her fantastic experience of working on the postgraduate exhibition at the Barber Institute.
Date:
25/07/2014

A word in your ear, but make it snappy

A word in your ear, but make it snappy
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To most, crocodiles conjure images of sharp teeth, powerful jaws and ferocious, predatory displays – but they are certainly not famous for their hearing abilities. However, this could all change, as new research is shedding light on the reptiles' ears, showcasing their evolution from the reign of the dinosaurs to the era of Crocodile Dundee.
Date:
25/07/2014

Three Papers by Kate Ince

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Kate Ince has recently delivered three research papers at international conferences and symposia.
Date:
24/07/2014

Cuba's Cinematic Élan Vital

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Professor Rob Stone and University of Cambridge doctoral student Dunja Fehimović recently published a co-written article on contemporary filmmaking in present-day Cuba in The Journal of Latin American Cultural Studies.
Date:
24/07/2014

Journal of History and Cultures May Issue

Journal of History and Cultures May Issue
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Latest issue of the postgraduate run, peer-reviewed online journal dedicated to pioneering new research in history and cultures.
Date:
23/07/2014

Birmingham teams up with BBC to offer online WW1 course

Birmingham teams up with BBC to offer online WW1 course
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Registration is now open for World War One: Aviation Comes of Age, which will allow users to explore the aerial aspect of the conflict through a series of academic resources and multimedia content.
Date:
23/07/2014

Birmingham teams up with BBC to offer unique online WW1 course

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The University of Birmingham has teamed up with the BBC to offer a unique online distance learning course marking the centenary of the First World War.
Date:
23/07/2014
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