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We are all Charlie Hebdo - and this is an attack on our rights

We are all Charlie Hebdo - and this is an attack on our rights
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Birmingham Law School's Dr Rosa Freedman writes for The Conversation
Date:
08/01/2015

Cycling: The Secret to Staying Young

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Study shows that active older people resemble much younger people physiologically.
Date:
08/01/2015

IOC reforms – Agenda 20+20, all smoke and mirrors or genuine reform?

IOC reforms – Agenda 20+20, all smoke and mirrors or genuine reform?
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Early in December 2014 the International Olympic Committee [IOC] President Thomas Bach led the organisation into a self-proclaimed new era for the movement. Bach has pushed through the Agenda 2020 document setting his reputation against its adoption.
Date:
05/01/2015

Administrator wins support award after being nominated by students

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School of Psychology administrator Graham Davies has received a service award after being nominated by undergraduate students. Graham was presented with the accolade at the Disability and Learning Support Services' 2nd Excellent Practice Awards.
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23/12/2014

New paper investigates scientific explanations for Near-Death Experiences

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School of psychology PhD student Hayley Dewe is a co-author on a new paper published as part of wider engagement and scientific outreach in The (UK) Skeptic magazine. Hayley's paper explores how the latest findings from brain science can help explain Near-Death Experiences (NDEs).
Date:
22/12/2014

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space
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Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
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22/12/2014

'Brummie' water fleas prepared for their trip to space

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Local 'Daphnia' waterfleas are currently being prepared by scientists at the University of Birmingham for their trip to the International Space Station (ISS), where they will be observed by astronauts.
Date:
22/12/2014

Experience-based Co-Design workshop aims to raise standard of mental health services

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A recent workshop hosted by the School of Psychology provided training to academics, NHS staff and service-users on how to improve mental health services through Experience-based Co-Design (EBCD). EBCD uses the experiences of staff and service-users to raise the standard of healthcare systems.
Date:
19/12/2014

School performs strongly in Research Excellence Framework 2014

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The School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences has achieved a very strong performance in the Research Excellence Framework 2014 (REF 2014).
Date:
18/12/2014

REF confirms School's position among research elite, 5th in the UK

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The School of Psychology has achieved a very impressive performance in the Research Excellence Framework (2014), building on its long-recognised strengths in research. Psychology at Birmingham is ranked 5th in the Russell Group for its world-leading (4*) research, making it one of the best stand-alone Psychology schools in the country.
Date:
18/12/2014
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