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Perspective: the Lapworth and the magic of the natural world

Perspective: the Lapworth and the magic of the natural world
Description
In a recent Birmingham Perspective article, Dr Richard Butler reflects on the importance of natural history museums, and anticipates that the reopening of the Lapworth Museum of Geology will allow generations to discover the magic of the natural world.
Date:
04/07/2016

'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' workshop

'Prolonged disorders of consciousness' workshop
Description
Drs Davinia Fernández-Espejo and Damian Cruse recently hosted a half-day workshop to establish research of acute and prolonged disorders of consciousness in the Midlands.
Date:
04/07/2016

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham
Description
The student-led Culture Conference was held at the University of Birmingham on 9 and 10 June, following the success of last year's conference, which received very positive feedback and raised further questions for debate.
Date:
01/07/2016

Understanding why elite sportspeople turn to doping

Description
Why do so many elite sportspeople turn to doping?The frequency of doping scandals in sport shows that testing appears to be an insufficient deterrent against doping for many athletes, and there may be a case to be had that they dope simply 'because they can get away with it'.
Date:
30/06/2016

Understanding why elite sportspeople turn to doping

Description
Why do so many elite sportspeople turn to doping?The frequency of doping scandals in sport shows that testing appears to be an insufficient deterrent against doping for many athletes, and there may be a case to be had that they dope simply 'because they can get away with it'.
Date:
30/06/2016

Crime Linkage Symposium held in New York

Crime Linkage Symposium held in New York
Description
The Crime Linkage International NetworK (C-LINK) which was set up and hosted by the School of Psychology in 2013, presented the findings of its two international research projects during a C-LINK symposium at the 17th Conference of the International Academy of Investigative Psychology in New York last month.
Date:
28/06/2016

Pro-Vice-Chancellor appointed Chair of England Athletics

Pro-Vice-Chancellor appointed Chair of England Athletics
Description
England Athletics has today announced Professor Myra Nimmo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, as its next Chair.
Date:
27/06/2016

Pro-Vice-Chancellor appointed Chair of England Athletics

Description
England Athletics has today announced Professor Myra Nimmo, Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Life and Environmental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, as its next Chair.
Date:
27/06/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - June 2016

Description
A second discovery for the Gravitational Wave group, robot Betty goes to work and more...
Date:
20/06/2016

Natural world comes to Birmingham in 2.7 million museum relaunch

Description
The Lapworth Museum of Geology at the University of Birmingham is to officially reopen on Tuesday 21st June, after a massive refurbishment and installation of new exhibits. From diamonds to dinosaurs, to the Dudley Bug and extinct 'Coseley' spider; the museum which is free of charge, will inspire and engage the public with treasures from the natural world.
Date:
20/06/2016
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