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ICCS contributes to a policy briefing on 'The governance of UAVs in defence and security'

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The Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) has published a policy briefing on the impact of new technologies on the defence and security sectors, focusing on questions of governance, ethics and the law.
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09/08/2016

Volunteering later in life can enhance mental health and wellbeing

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Becoming a volunteer later on in life can result in good mental health and wellbeing, according to researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of Southampton.
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09/08/2016

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

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IRiS Practitioner Research Programme - Information session, 12 October 2016.
Date:
08/08/2016

The challenge of superdiversity for urban planning

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Given my eclectic background as a practising urban planner, research institute director (on social inclusion) and (more lately) human geographer, I have become increasingly interested in the implications of increasing super-diversity for urban planning, as well as the equality of outcomes of planning practices.
Date:
08/08/2016

Modern Languages academics awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Grant

Modern Languages academics awarded Leverhulme Trust Research Grant
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Professor John Klapper, Dr Monica Jato, Dr Elisenda Marcer, and Professor William Dodd have been awarded £314,730 for the three-year project 'Inner and Outer Exile in Fascist Germany and Spain: A Comparative Study'.
Date:
05/08/2016

Environment, economy and climate change

Environment, economy and climate change
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Dr Vicky Angelaki reports on the University of Birmingham hosted international conference Environment, Economy and Climate Change: Stages in Transition.
Date:
05/08/2016

Small particles: big implications for our health and the environment

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The governance of small particles has remained firmly in the headlines recently. UK cities continue to exceed EU air pollution limits (including airborne particle standards), due to emissions from vehicles. Reports continue to emerge of substantial health consequences for Europe and globally; air pollution exposure is rated the eighth most common cause of death in the world by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Date:
04/08/2016

Small particles: big implications for our health and the environment

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The governance of small particles has remained firmly in the headlines recently. UK cities continue to exceed EU air pollution limits (including airborne particle standards), due to emissions from vehicles. Reports continue to emerge of substantial health consequences for Europe and globally; air pollution exposure is rated the eighth most common cause of death in the world by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Date:
04/08/2016

Participants required for Tai Chi/Zumba research project

Participants required for Tai Chi/Zumba research project
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Participants are being sought for a research project on the effects of Tai Chi, Zumba Gold or a social meeting group environment on vascular health among ageing population.
Date:
04/08/2016

What is unsayable in the 21st century?

What is unsayable in the 21st century?
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An interview with Fraser Grace.
Date:
04/08/2016
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