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Programme announced for The Sixth British Patristics Conference

Programme announced  for The Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
The programme has been announced for the Sixth British Patristics Conference to be held at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/06/2016

BCRRE Hosts Mathematics in Railway Industry Workshop

BCRRE Hosts Mathematics in Railway Industry Workshop
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education hosted a Mathematics in Railway Industry Workshop on Friday 6 May 2016 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/06/2016

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham

Simon Carrington appointed as Visiting Professor at Birmingham
Description
Simon Carrington, internationally renowned musician and conductor, will take up a new role at the University as Visiting Professor of Choral Conducting from October 2016.
Date:
14/06/2016

Article featured in MRC Life

Description
Professor Janet Lord, Director of the Centre for Musculoskeletal Ageing Research appeared on the BBC's How to Stay Young programme on Thursday 7th April at 9pm, offering her expertise on the 'Sit to Rise' test, an easy-to-administer test, measuring flexibility and strength in older people.
Date:
14/06/2016

MOOC - Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century

Description
CMAR member and Co-Director of the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, Dr Warwick Dunn designed, developed and run a massive open online course (MOOCs for short) titled "Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century".
Date:
14/06/2016

Betty, the autonomous robot, starts work as trainee office manager

Description
The Transport Systems Catapult, based in Milton Keynes, will enroll a new recruit this month when a robot from the University of Birmingham joins its workforce as a trainee office manager for a two month trial period.
Date:
14/06/2016

Draining the cities of the future

Description
The scale of the challenge facing civil engineers is clear and has significant impact – how to develop a sustainable drainage strategy for cities of the future.
Date:
13/06/2016

Henry James's Style of Retrospect

Henry James's Style of Retrospect
Description
The latest book by Dr Oliver Herford, Birmingham Fellow in English Literature, was published in May.
Date:
13/06/2016

Forecasting Brexit: What are the experts saying and what can we learn from it?

Forecasting Brexit: What are the experts saying and what can we learn from it?
Description
Rebecca of City-REDI outlines what the professional forecasters are making of the impacts of Brexit, and how the experience of the EU referendum can inform the process of forecasting itself.
Date:
10/06/2016

1st Midlands Drosophila meeting

1st Midlands Drosophila meeting
Description
This meeting is an initiative to bring together all 15 Drosophila research groups in the Universities of Birmingham, Leicester, Nottingham and Warwick across the Midlands.
Date:
10/06/2016
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