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Ethnic minority voters could be decisive

Ethnic minority voters could be decisive
Description
As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Matthew Francis discusses the importance of ethnic minority voters.
Date:
09/04/2015

If an attack happens the pot will boil over

If an attack happens the pot will boil over
Description
As the 2015 General Election approaches, academics at the University of Birmingham are contributing to the debates that will help the public decide where their vote should go. Dr Steve Hewitt discusses the issues of security and terrorism.
Date:
09/04/2015

Dr Bharat Malkani to speak on Capital Punishment at Hay Festival

Description
On 26 May 2015, the 50th anniversary of the last execution to take place in the UK, Dr Malkani, a lecturer at Birmingham Law School, discusses why we are better off without the death penalty and why British efforts to promote the worldwide abolition of capital punishment should be supported.
Date:
08/04/2015

'Toilet-seat head' amphibian boosts catalogue of Triassic curiosities

Description
The Triassic, which lasted from 252 to 200 million years ago, is not a geological period that looms large in the public consciousness. It lacks the Hollywood glamour of the Jurassic, and sadly none of its cast is as iconic as stars of the Cretaceous such as Tyrannosaurus rex. Yet, among palaeontologists the Triassic is renowned, and with good reason.
Date:
02/04/2015

'Toilet-seat head' amphibian boosts catalogue of Triassic curiosities

Description
The Triassic, which lasted from 252 to 200 million years ago, is not a geological period that looms large in the public consciousness. It lacks the Hollywood glamour of the Jurassic, and sadly none of its cast is as iconic as stars of the Cretaceous such as Tyrannosaurus rex. Yet, among palaeontologists the Triassic is renowned, and with good reason.
Date:
02/04/2015

Ethical Leadership and the Purpose of General Counsel

Ethical Leadership and the Purpose of General Counsel
Description
Birmingham Law School's Dr Steven Vaughan is the co-author of UCL Centre for Ethics and Law report "Legal Risk: Definition, Management and Ethics." The report forms part of a major Ethical Leadership Initiative for In-house lawyers.He spoke at the launch of the project on 31 March.
Date:
02/04/2015

Experts share best autism practices with India

Experts share best autism practices with India
Description
On World Autism Awareness Day, UK experts are calling for stronger links with India to develop best autism practices that are relevant to the specific cultural and local needs of the country. A research team from the University of Birmingham, UCL Institute of Education (IOE) and the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT Hyderabad) are currently visiting schools in Hyderabad, engaging with teachers and parents on how technology can support children with autism in India.
Date:
02/04/2015

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library

CBOMGS doctoral researcher awarded Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library
Description
Siren Celik, doctoral researcher in Byzantine Studies in CBOMGS, has been awarded a Junior Fellowship at Dumbarton Oaks Research Library for the academic year 2015-2016.
Date:
01/04/2015

New video for the Centre for Modern British Studies

New video for the Centre for Modern British Studies
Description
A new short film featuring staff and students introducing the Centre for Modern British Studies.
Date:
01/04/2015

The rise and rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan – and a slide towards autocracy in Turkey

The rise and rise of Recep Tayyip Erdogan – and a slide towards autocracy in Turkey
Description
CBOMGS doctoral researcher Mustafa Coban writes for the Conversation website
Date:
01/04/2015
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