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Crime linkage network publishes paper

Crime linkage network publishes paper
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The Crime Linkage International NetworK (C-LINK) has published its first paper in the Journal of Criminal Justice.
Date:
15/05/2017

Time for Jimmy Carter to Go Back to North Korea

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ICCS Director Professor Nicholas J Wheeler and Honorary Research Fellow Dr Marcus Holmes draw on their latest research in face-to-face diplomacy to argue a way forward for US foreign policy
Date:
15/05/2017

Artificially grown cartilage could reduce the need for joint replacements in osteoarthritis patients

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Scientists at the University of Birmingham, in collaboration with colleagues at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, have artificially grown cartilage tissue which, they hope, could eventually reduce the need for invasive and costly joint replacements in patients with osteoarthritis.
Date:
12/05/2017

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability

Singapore engineers and Birmingham experts work together to raise rail reliability
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Singapore's largest railway operator and the University of Birmingham - one of the UK's top universities for railway science and education - have embarked on four research projects that will enhance the reliability of railway networks.
Date:
11/05/2017

Why the West Midlands is an electoral barometer for the country as a whole

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Written by Professor David Cutts, Professor of Political Science. Theresa May's visit to Wolverhampton last Saturday spoke volumes about the Conservatives emerging electoral strategy. Following their high-profile Mayoral win in the West Midlands and a strong local election performance across the rest of the country, the question is increasingly not whether May remains Prime Minister, but just how big a majority over Labour the Conservatives will get.
Date:
11/05/2017

Why the West Midlands is an electoral barometer for the country as a whole

Description
Written by Professor David Cutts, Professor of Political Science. Theresa May's visit to Wolverhampton last Saturday spoke volumes about the Conservatives emerging electoral strategy. Following their high-profile Mayoral win in the West Midlands and a strong local election performance across the rest of the country, the question is increasingly not whether May remains Prime Minister, but just how big a majority over Labour the Conservatives will get.
Date:
11/05/2017

Right-or left-handedness affects sign language comprehension

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The speed at which sign language users understand what others are 'saying' to them depends on whether the conversation partners are left- or right-handed, a new study has found.
Date:
11/05/2017

Professor Fiona de Londras awarded a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust grant

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Professor Fiona de Londras has been awarded a Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust grant, for the project 'UK Counter-Terrorism Review'.
Date:
11/05/2017

History and Public Policy Symposium

History and Public Policy Symposium
Description
What do historians have to do with public policy? A blog by Tom Cutterham
Date:
10/05/2017

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward

Everyday Empires conference - Origins, inspirations, and ways forward
Description
The first in a series of blogs related to this conferece by the organisers Simon Jackson and Nathan Cardon.
Date:
10/05/2017
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