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Professor Jocelyne Cesari comments on a Trump speech and Islamophobia in the United States

Professor Jocelyne Cesari comments on a Trump speech and Islamophobia in the United States
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Comments in the news sources Voice of America and Raw Story
Date:
24/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis spoke about disability rights in the UK on Al Jazeera

Professor Francis Davis spoke about disability rights in the UK on Al Jazeera
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Professor Francis Davis debated disability, enterprise and inclusion on Al Jazeera's thirty minute discussion programme 'The Stream' on May 22, 2017.
Date:
24/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis advised Theos on faith-based social innovation

Professor Francis Davis advised Theos on faith-based social innovation
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Theos, a Christian think tank, published a pamphlet exploring the role and potential of faith based social innovation which explicitly acknowledged advice and input from Professor Francis Davis.
Date:
24/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis talks about religion as an industrial factor and its implications

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Professor Francis Davis gave a paper at an international conference hosted by the University of Leuven on May 19, 2017.
Date:
23/05/2017

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing
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Top UK and Chinese scientists are working together on the biggest-ever China-UK joint campaign in the megacity of Beijing to study air pollution and how it affects human health.
Date:
22/05/2017

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Isolationism, Elites, and Austerity

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Isolationism, Elites, and Austerity
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Video of Professor Charlotte Hempel's Inaugural Lecture.
Date:
22/05/2017

Birmingham scholars take on unrealistic optimism, a love diary in Cairo and regulating dementia care at Hay

Birmingham scholars take on unrealistic optimism, a love diary in Cairo and regulating dementia care at Hay
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Can unrealistic optimism improve our well-being? Why do victims of dementia need a new approach to how their care is regulated? And what does a love diary written by a young man in the 1940's tell us about 1940'sCairo?
Date:
22/05/2017

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study

Migrant children less obese due to absent grandmothers - study
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Children of migrants to Chinese cities have lower rates of obesity than youngsters in more affluent established urban families - probably because their grandparents are not around to over-feed them, a new study has found.
Date:
18/05/2017

University of Birmingham backs Chinese orchestra's first concert in Britain

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One of China's most prestigious orchestras performed in the UK for the first time – backed by the University of Birmingham.
Date:
18/05/2017

The Other Place PhD Scholarship awarded

The Other Place PhD Scholarship awarded
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Congratulations to Elinor Davies who has been awarded the RSC/UoB The Other Place PhD Scholarship.
Date:
18/05/2017
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