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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

Women's International Day

Women's International Day
Description
Rhiannon Broome, BA Drama and English, attended the Women's International Day march in London with Sylvia Pankkurst's granddaughter.
Date:
31/03/2015

Uncovering the secrets of the Himalayas off the coast of Mumbai

Uncovering the secrets of the Himalayas off the coast of Mumbai
Description
Despite being thousands of kilometres apart, a team of international scientists are collecting samples from the bottom of the Arabian Sea to find out how the growth of the Himalayan mountain range has affected the Asian Monsoon over the last 50 million years. The drilling, taking place off the coast of Mumbai, India, will also help scientists predict monsoon intensity in the future.
Date:
31/03/2015

University of Birmingham Biblical Studies Postgraduate Conference 2015: Call for Papers

University of Birmingham Biblical Studies Postgraduate Conference 2015: Call for Papers
Description
The conference theme will be 'Good and Evil in Biblical and Post-Biblical Traditions'.
Date:
31/03/2015

Uncovering the secrets of the Himalayas off the coast of Mumbai

Uncovering the secrets of the Himalayas off the coast of Mumbai
Description
Despite being thousands of kilometres apart, a team of international scientists are collecting samples from the bottom of the Arabian Sea to find out how the growth of the Himalayan mountain range has affected the Asian Monsoon over the last 50 million years. The drilling, taking place off the coast of Mumbai, India, will also help scientists predict monsoon intensity in the future.
Date:
31/03/2015

Birmingham professor quoted by BBC in report on Cyprus extradition problems

Birmingham professor quoted by BBC in report on Cyprus extradition problems
Description
Rob Cryer, who holds a chair in International Law, cited in BBC item "Lord Maginnis calls for action over northern Cyprus fugitives" (24 March 2015). Professor Cryer discuss the legal difficulties of extraditions from northern Cyprus.
Date:
28/03/2015
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