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Winning image - Feeding the world with plant science

Winning image - Feeding the world with plant science
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Chris Morgan, a Doctoral Researcher in the School of Biosciences, has won the annual Images of Research competition with his 'Feeding the world with plant science' photo
Date:
21/04/2016

The Next Steps for the Combined Authority and the Midlands Engine

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On 1 June 2016 the West Midlands Combined Authority comes into effect. With that in mind, Insider hosted an event at Birmingham Business School to explore the next steps for the Combined Authority and the Midlands Engine.
Date:
21/04/2016

BBC Radio 3 to live broadcast special programme featuring Shakespeare Institute students as part of the Shakespeare 400th coverage

BBC Radio 3 to live broadcast special programme featuring Shakespeare Institute students as part of the Shakespeare 400th coverage
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A special edition of Radio 3's 'Words and Music' will feature performances from six Shakespeare Institute students.
Date:
21/04/2016

SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief

SPC director to become Editor-in-Chief
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It has been confirmed that the Director of the Sport Policy Centre (SPC), Dr Jonathan Grix, is to take over from Professor Barrie Houlihan as Editor-in-Chief of the renowned International Journal of Sport Policy and Politics from June, 2016.
Date:
21/04/2016

Getting Hospital Boards on Board with Patient Safety

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Recent high-profile reports and inquiries into serious failings in care raise concerns over the ability of trust boards to discharge these duties effectively. Against this background, a new report provides empirical evidence on the associations between board governance, patient safety processes and patient-centred outcomes.
Date:
20/04/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - April 2016

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Professor Martin Freer named in The Birmingham Post's Power 250 and more...
Date:
20/04/2016

Virtual Reality: The Future Of Military Training

Virtual Reality: The Future Of Military Training
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Training military personnel is essential before they face real-life situations in the field but the training is resource intensive, time consuming and expensive. Technology is advancing at an ever increasing pace and military equipment can struggle to keep up.
Date:
20/04/2016

Costs and Benefits of Optimism project in spring 2016 issue of Logoi

Costs and Benefits of Optimism project in spring 2016 issue of Logoi
Description
The Spring 2016 issue of Logoi features an interview with Lisa Bortolotti on her project on the Costs and Benefits of Optimism.
Date:
20/04/2016

High-tech underwater survey discovers what lies beneath surface of Burrator Reservoir

High-tech underwater survey discovers what lies beneath surface of Burrator Reservoir
Description
An underwater survey of Burrator Reservoir has revealed what is beneath the surface in a virtual reality model of the area.
Date:
20/04/2016
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