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Educating China's elderly to fight obesity in the young

Educating China's elderly to fight obesity in the young
Description
Academics from the University of Birmingham, UK are engaging with grandparents in China, to help tackle the increasing problem of obesity amongst Chinese children in a trailblazing public health programme.
Date:
24/03/2015

UK premiere of Sons and Daughters of the Alarde

UK premiere of Sons and Daughters of the Alarde
Description
As part of the Arts and Science Festival 2015 we were delighted to be able to screen the documentary Sons and Daughters of the Alarde (2013).
Date:
23/03/2015

Dr Louise Hardwick Invited Speaker at Paris Book Fair

Dr Louise Hardwick Invited Speaker at Paris Book Fair
Description
Louise was an invited speaker at the prestigious Paris Book Fair this weekend, and participated in a Round Table debate on Joseph Zobel's legacy.
Date:
23/03/2015

Dr Orakhelashvili presents on International Sanctions

Dr Orakhelashvili presents on International Sanctions
Description
Birmingham Law lecturer gave a presentation ata conference on "International Sanctions: Legal, Policy and Business Implications," organised by the London Centre for International Legal Practice and held at Arundel House in London on 19 March 2015.
Date:
20/03/2015

UK Supreme Court cites book co-edited by Professor Jean McHale in major decision on medical negligence and informed consent

UK Supreme Court cites book co-edited by Professor Jean McHale in major decision on medical negligence and informed consent
Description
Book co-edited by Birmingham Law academic cited in landmark Montgomery v Lanarkshire [2015] judgement.
Date:
20/03/2015

Two new books published

Two new books published
Description
We are pleased to announce the publication of two new books this month by members of staff in Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics.
Date:
20/03/2015

Irrationality and the relationship among rationality, mental health, and human agency

Irrationality and the relationship among rationality, mental health, and human agency
Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti interviewed by Nigel Warburton for Philosophybites.
Date:
20/03/2015

New Fellowship: Optimism

New Fellowship: Optimism
Description
Lisa Bortolotti was awarded a Non-residential Fellowship on "Costs and Benefits of Optimism" ($76,299).
Date:
20/03/2015

European Philosophical Society for the Study of the Emotions (EPSSE)

European Philosophical Society for the Study of the Emotions (EPSSE)
Description
PhD student Isaura Peddis to present paper.
Date:
20/03/2015

He's back – but the power struggle around Vladimir Putin continues behind the scenes

He's back – but the power struggle around Vladimir Putin continues behind the scenes
Description
Written by Dr Adrian Campbell. The apparent disappearance of Russian president Vladimir Putin between March 5 and 16 provoked a festival of Kremlinological speculation on a scale not seen since the temporary ousting of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the abortive coup of 1991.
Date:
19/03/2015
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