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Where does Consciousness Come From?

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Professor Yujin Nagasawa's article on consciousness and panpsychism has been published in the August issue of the science magazine BBC Focus.
Date:
31/07/2017

Old peoples home for four year olds

Old peoples home for four year olds
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Dr Melrose Stewart was one of the three experts involved in an ambitious and exciting intergenerational experiment, 'Old People's Home for Four Year Olds', due to be screened on Channel 4 at 9pm on the 1st and 2nd of August 2017
Date:
31/07/2017

Dr Hilary Brown becomes co-editor of ANGERMION

Dr Hilary Brown becomes co-editor of ANGERMION
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Dr Hilary Brown has accepted an invitation to join the editorial team of ANGERMION: Yearbook for Anglo-German Literary Criticism, Intellectual History and Cultural Transfers / Jahrbuch für britisch-deutsche Kulturbeziehungen.
Date:
31/07/2017

PhD student awarded prize for memory formation poster

PhD student awarded prize for memory formation poster
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School of Psychology PhD student Ben Griffiths was awarded a prize for best poster at the 'Cutting EEG' conference in Glasgow last month.
Date:
31/07/2017

Dr James West receives a Fulbright Scholars Award to the USA

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Birmingham historian has received a Fulbright Scholar Award to enable him to lecture at Elon University in North Carolina on one of the most well-regarded and impactful scholarship programmes in the world.
Date:
28/07/2017

IEL Director presents at UNCITRAL 50th Anniversary Congress

IEL Director presents at UNCITRAL 50th Anniversary Congress
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In July Professor Martin Trybus presented a paper at the 50th Anniversary Congress of the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) at the UN headquarters in Vienna.
Date:
28/07/2017

Welcoming the government's 'Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan', but challenges lie ahead

Description
New plans announced by the Business and Energy Secretary this week to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies, are a welcome and interesting move by the government.
Date:
27/07/2017

Welcoming the government's 'Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan', but challenges lie ahead

Description
New plans announced by the Business and Energy Secretary this week to give homes and businesses more control over their energy use and support innovative new technologies, are a welcome and interesting move by the government.
Date:
27/07/2017

SUSTech research experts visit Birmingham for partnership talks

SUSTech research experts visit Birmingham for partnership talks
Description
Researchers from the Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) visited the University of Birmingham to explore opportunities for research collaboration and to extend the existing doctoral training programme.
Date:
27/07/2017

Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church

Professor Candida Moss comments on an embezzlement scandal in the Catholic Church
Description
Candida Moss, Edward Cadbury Professor of Theology (from 1 August 2017), was interviewed on CBS Morning News on 18 July 2017.
Date:
26/07/2017
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