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Why Iran's Supreme Leader may yet swallow a bitter nuclear deal

Why Iran's Supreme Leader may yet swallow a bitter nuclear deal
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Iran is being pushed to the edge by sanctions over its nuclear programme. Will its dying Supreme Leader cave to the pressure?
Date:
06/03/2015

Launch of Royal Institution Masterclasses set to inspire the next generation of computer scientists

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The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is hosting a series of Royal Institution Computer Science Masterclasses to teach Y9 students from local Midlands's schools a variety of skills and applications of computer science. Royal Institution Masterclasses are hands-on and interactive extracurricular sessions led by top experts from academia and industry for keen and talented young people all around the UK.
Date:
05/03/2015

Action on Air Quality: does the government get it?

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The UK government has responded to the Action on Air Quality report of its Environmental Audit Committee. The last two decades of UK/EU air quality policy, and the industry response, reminds me of nothing so much as the kind of school-swot one-upmanship we all remember hearing from clever but immature peers when we were young.
Date:
05/03/2015

Action on Air Quality: does the government get it?

Description
The UK government has responded to the Action on Air Quality report of its Environmental Audit Committee. The last two decades of UK/EU air quality policy, and the industry response, reminds me of nothing so much as the kind of school-swot one-upmanship we all remember hearing from clever but immature peers when we were young.
Date:
05/03/2015

A glimpse into how the weather was foretold in 1886

A glimpse into how the weather was foretold in 1886
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John Henry Poynting was the first professor of Physics at Mason College, which later became the University of Birmingham. A few months ago his granddaughter Elizabeth (now aged over 90) visited the University, and Dr Robert Whitworth had the pleasure of showing her items relating to her grandfather in the Department that he had founded.
Date:
05/03/2015

New Staff in Physics & Astronomy, November 2014 – February 2015

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A round-up of new Physics and Astronomy staff members November 2014 – February 2015
Date:
05/03/2015

New Staff in Mathematics, November 2014 – February 2015

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A round-up of new Mathematics faculty members November 2014 – February 2015
Date:
05/03/2015

New Staff in Mechanical Engineering, November 2014 – February 2015

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A round-up of new mechanical engineering faculty November 2014 – February 2015
Date:
05/03/2015

New Staff in Metallurgy & Materials, November 2014 – February 2015

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A round-up of new Metallurgy and Materials faculty November 2014 – February 2015
Date:
05/03/2015

New Staff in Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering, November 2014 – February 2015

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A round-up of new Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering staff November 2014 – February 2015
Date:
04/03/2015
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