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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.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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04/03/2015

New Staff in Computer Science, November 2014 – February 2015

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A round-up of new Computer Science faculty November 2014 – February 2015.
Date:
04/03/2015

AstroSoc Update - March 2015

AstroSoc Update - March 2015
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With the new committee taking up the reigns, the future of AstroSoc looks bright with lots of exciting activities and events for people to get involved with. Outgoing Chair Paul Carter tells us more.
Date:
04/03/2015

Iraq government cuts threaten its brightest students abroad

Iraq government cuts threaten its brightest students abroad
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Iraqis pursuing postgraduate study abroad face a difficult future, after the country's higher education minister signed two measures cutting their stipends by up to 50% and limiting support to three years.
Date:
04/03/2015

Sporting bodies must up their game in the fight against doping

Sporting bodies must up their game in the fight against doping
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From Ben Johnson to Lance Armstrong, with countless others in-between, there has been no shortage of high-profile doping scandals to shake the sporting world in recent decades.
Date:
03/03/2015
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