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Research in 60 seconds: Professor David Hannah

Research in 60 seconds: Professor David Hannah
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Professor of Hydrology, David Hannah, describes his research into understanding events such as floods and droughts in their climatic context, in 60 seconds.
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17/03/2015

Water Sciences group members author two special issue papers

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Professor David Hannah and Grace Garner are authors on two papers in a special, open access issue of Progress in Physical Geography published this month.
Date:
17/03/2015

Water Sciences member receives Editor's Choice accolade for joint paper on water scarcity and drought

Water Sciences member receives Editor's Choice accolade for joint paper on water scarcity and drought
Description
Anne Van Loon and Henny Van Lanen have received a prestigious Editor's Choice Award from international scientific journal Water Resources.
Date:
17/03/2015

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall

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A new study from the University of Birmingham and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit in Cambridge has shown how intentional recall is beyond a simple reawakening of a memory; and actually leads us to forget other competing experiences that interfere with retrieval. Quite simply, the very act of remembering may be one of the major reasons why we forget.
Date:
16/03/2015

TEDx University of Birmingham - The Road Less Travelled

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TEDx University of Birmingham returns for the second year running to celebrate research successes and ideas worth spreading.
Date:
16/03/2015

Watching the brain forget

Watching the brain forget
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Researchers from the School of Psychology, together with the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, have been able to track how individual memories are forgotten in the human brain.
Date:
16/03/2015

Listen to the stars at the Arts & Science Showcase

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Have you ever seen animal-shaped clouds in the sky? Or faces in nature? Ever wondered if you can listen to music created by the stars? The University of Birmingham's Arts and Science Festival returns for the third year with the theme 'Sight & Sound'; how what you see and hear affects the way your mind works and how we perceive the world around us.
Date:
12/03/2015

Sport Policy Centre Launch Review

Sport Policy Centre Launch Review
Description
The launch event for the Sport Policy Centre was a rich evening of debate, this article contains highlights from the evening including an infographic and soundclips.
Date:
06/03/2015

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

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
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