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Success of Sociology Highlights the Breadth of Expertise in POLSIS

Success of Sociology Highlights the Breadth of Expertise in POLSIS
Description
Sociology is an integral part of POLSIS and has demonstrated innovation, student engagement and high levels of student satisfaction
Date:
17/03/2015

28 PhD theses successfully completed in the past year in POLSIS

28 PhD theses successfully completed in the past year in POLSIS
Description
Twenty eight Doctoral Researchers completed their PhDs during the past year in POLSIS. The theses covered topics in British politics, international studies, security, political economy, political thought and European politics.
Date:
17/03/2015

Cosmetic surgery industry is in need of a facelift, not Botox

Cosmetic surgery industry is in need of a facelift, not Botox
Description
Beauty Demands project team member Melanie Latham, Reader in Law at Manchester Metropolitan University, has written about the cosmetic surgery industry.
Date:
17/03/2015

Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms: call for papers

Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms: call for papers
Description
Call for papers for the second BeautyDemands workshop.
Date:
17/03/2015

Workshop 1 report: Changing understandings of body Image

Workshop 1 report: Changing understandings of body Image
Description
A report on the first BeautyDemands workshop which took place 4-5 March 2015.
Date:
17/03/2015

Nemtsov murder: Chechen theories shouldn't take heat off Putin

Nemtsov murder: Chechen theories shouldn't take heat off Putin
Description
Written by Dr David White. Despite the detention of five suspects, speculation about who is responsible for the brutal assassination of Russia's former deputy prime minister and prominent opposition politician Boris Nemtsov continues unabated.
Date:
17/03/2015

New images of the brain show the forgetful side effect of frequent recall

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A new study from the University of Birmingham and the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences unit in Cambridge has shown how intentional recall is beyond a simple reawakening of a memory; and actually leads us to forget other competing experiences that interfere with retrieval. Quite simply, the very act of remembering may be one of the major reasons why we forget.
Date:
16/03/2015

DLP Annual Conference 2015: The Politics of Inequality

DLP Annual Conference 2015: The Politics of Inequality
Description
On Thursday 12 February 2015, the Developmental Leadership Program (DLP) held its 2015 Annual Conference on the theme of the politics of inequality, at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
16/03/2015

Watching the brain forget

Watching the brain forget
Description
Researchers from the School of Psychology, together with the MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit in Cambridge, have been able to track how individual memories are forgotten in the human brain.
Date:
16/03/2015

British society among the most harmful to its citizens, says research

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Liberal societies such as the UK, US and Australia are among the most harmful to their citizens, according to new research from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
16/03/2015
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