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Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham

Second interdisciplinary Conference on Culture held in Birmingham
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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

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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
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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
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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

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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

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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

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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

Capgemini praises students from the Business School for the fifth year in a row…

Capgemini praises students from the Business School for the fifth year in a row…
Description
June saw the fifth year of the University of Birmingham Capgemini Community Challenge, designed and led through a unique partnership between Birmingham Business School and Careers Network. The Challenge is unique to Birmingham, whereby 25 Business School and Computer Science students spend a week working at Capgemini's offices in teams of five to deliver a tangible and sustainable solution to a real third sector client.
Date:
20/06/2016

School staff join Microbiology bash

School staff join Microbiology bash
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Three members of the School of Biosciences, Shivanni Singh, Anne-Marie Krachler and Steve Busby are speaking at MIcrobe2016 over the weekend in Boston, USA. This is the world's biggest Microbiology Meeting with over 7,000 participants.
Date:
20/06/2016
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