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Students at Birmingham Law School codify the UK's Constitution (or part of it at least)!

Students at Birmingham Law School codify the UK's Constitution (or part of it at least)!
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Over 300 first year students at Birmingham Law School have participated in a competition to draft a preamble to a modern UK constitution that is being run by the House of Commons Political and Constitutional Reform Committee.
Date:
16/12/2014

Roundtable discussion: All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Work

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The School of Social Policy's Dr Jerry Tew, Reader in Mental Health and Social Work and Head of Education, recently attended a roundtable discussion of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Social Work.
Date:
15/12/2014

HSMC's Jon Glasby chairs the latest Distinguished Speakers Lecture

Description
HSMC's Jon Glasby was delighted to chair the latest University Distinguished Leaders lecture. While the media and the public can sometimes look to the commercial sector for examples of good leadership, the University was delighted to welcome Una O'Brien, Permanent Secretary of the Department of Health since 2010.
Date:
15/12/2014

Parliamentary & Scientific Committee Appearance

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On Tuesday 18 November, Dr Jonathan Radcliffe, Senior Research Fellow and Toby Peters, Visiting Professor, Chair of Power and Cold Economy, at the University of Birmingham, presented to the Parliamentary and Scientific Committee in the Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House at Westminster, to discuss the issues surrounding Energy Storage.
Date:
15/12/2014

Research pioneers: Gavin Schaffer

Research pioneers: Gavin Schaffer
Description
Professor Gavin Schaffer features in the latest edition of Buzz dedicated to research being undertaken at the University.
Date:
15/12/2014

Undergraduate Students contribute to paper in Science

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Two current undergraduate students have contributed to a research paper published recently in the highly-regarded journal Science.
Date:
15/12/2014

Institute favourite Samuel West receives Birmingham honorary degree

Institute favourite Samuel West receives Birmingham honorary degree
Description
Actor Samuel West receives an honorary Doctorate of Letters.
Date:
12/12/2014

Graham Gee cited extensively by House of Lords Constitution Committee

Graham Gee cited extensively by House of Lords Constitution Committee
Description
The House of Lords Select Committee on the Constitution has issued its report on the Office of Lord Chancellor in which it cites extensively from the evidence of Graham Gee, a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham Law School.
Date:
12/12/2014

IEL Director gives papers at Czech conference

IEL Director gives papers at Czech conference
Description
Professor Martin Trybus delivered two papers - on the new EU procurement Directives and on public procurement and SMEs - at the 10th e-Biz forum (conference) in Ostrava in the Czech Republic.
Date:
12/12/2014

In Conversation: Exploring Art and Science Collaborations

Description
Professor Bill Chaplin took part in a workshop co-organized by the Arts and Humanities Research Council's Cultural Value Project and Science in Culture Theme.
Date:
12/12/2014
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