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Sport Policy Centre Hosts Olympian Workshop

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On Thursday 30th June 2016, the Sport Policy Centre at the University of Birmingham held a workshop for the Olympian Project entitled; 'Giving Voice to GB Olympians'.
Date:
25/07/2016

CARISCC Artwork Competition - Call for Submissions

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CARISCC call for artwork.
Date:
25/07/2016

How the brain predicts the future

How the brain predicts the future
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Dr Massimiliano Di Luca and Dr Darren Rhodes have devised a model that takes into account past experience of the world to generate expectations for the future and have studied how it applies to time perception.
Date:
25/07/2016

Chinese media chiefs sign agreement with University of Birmingham

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Chinese media chiefs visited the Shakespeare Institute, in Stratford-upon-Avon to sign an agreement to collaborate on publishing the University of Birmingham's work in China.
Date:
21/07/2016

PhD student takes part in Soapbox Science event

PhD student takes part in Soapbox Science event
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On Saturday 18 June some of the country's top female academics took to the streets of Oxford to tell the public about their research. This event, run by Soapbox Science, was one of a series which aims to promote women in science in an interesting and engaging way as they share their passion for science with the general public.
Date:
21/07/2016

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk
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Dr Martin Müller, a senior research fellow at the University of Birmingham's School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, has identified seven symptoms that afflict the planning and hosting of such events.
Date:
20/07/2016

Olympic bid cities should boost bargaining position to avoid future risk

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Cities bidding to host future Olympic Games should sharpen their negotiating skills to help avoid financial ruin - according to a University of Birmingham report.
Date:
20/07/2016

Overall Winner achievement award for PhD student

Overall Winner achievement award for PhD student
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Shana Gander-Zaucker, Doctoral Researcher in the School of Psychology, has won the Overall Winner achievement award, at the Graduate School's 10th annual Research Poster Conference. This year the event was held at the Aston Webb building at the University of Birmingham on 14 June.
Date:
18/07/2016

The key challenges facing UK policing today

The key challenges facing UK policing today
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In a recent Birmingham Brief article, Dr Jessica Woodhams (School of Psychology) and Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay (Department of Economics) discuss the challenges that criminal justice faces from society, and the areas of research on which the new Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing is focusing.
Date:
15/07/2016

Humans perceive time somewhere in between reality and our expectations

Humans perceive time somewhere in between reality and our expectations
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New research, using a Bayesian inference model of audio and visual stimuli, has shown how our perception of time lies mid-way between reality and our expectations.
Date:
14/07/2016
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