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CHASM latest Briefing Paper

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Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM, 'An alternative to payday: Are credit unions the answer?'
Date:
09/01/2017

Simulating superdiversity

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All are welcome at this simulation to illustrate how the complex patterns of cultural and genetic signals might combine to define what we mean by "groups" of people is presented.
Date:
09/01/2017

Orlando Furioso at 500

Orlando Furioso at 500
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Watch the videos of the events for the 500 years anniversary of the publication of the Orlando Furioso.
Date:
09/01/2017

Call for papers: Tea with the Sphinx

Call for papers: Tea with the Sphinx
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Call for papers exploring the theme of Ancient Egypt in the modern imagination for an upcoming publication
Date:
06/01/2017

Taking a new look at chimpanzees and bonobos

Taking a new look at chimpanzees and bonobos
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Dr Zanna Clay, Marie Curie Post-doctoral Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, and Thibaud Gruber (University of Neuchâtel) have published a paper which updates existing knowledge of chimpanzees and bonobos, and assesses their major similarities and differences.
Date:
06/01/2017

Dr Caroline Ardrey received Europeana Research Award

Dr Caroline Ardrey received Europeana Research Award
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Dr Caroline Ardrey secured the award for work related to the Baudelaire Song Project, which is led by Professor Helen Abbott.
Date:
06/01/2017

'Migrants should learn English' - who could object?

'Migrants should learn English' - who could object?
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Read the latest blog post by Professor Susan Hunston in 'Language in the News'.
Date:
06/01/2017

Innovative insulin research could drastically reduce injections

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Researchers at the University are working on developing 'smart' insulin which could drastically reduce injections for patients suffering from type 1 diabetes.
Date:
06/01/2017

Birmingham leader visits forward-thinking Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham's Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood today visited the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) to further discuss how the two institutions can work together.
Date:
06/01/2017

Is the humble fridge the key to meeting the UN's Sustainable Development Goals?

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The clock is ticking on the most ambitious set of international development targets ever conceived. By 2030, the UN's Global Development Goals ('Global Goals') promise to banish hunger, poverty and inequality; ensure universal access to safe water, education, health care, clean energy and decent work; and secure peace, justice, economic growth and sustainability. Achieving all this and in the timeframe set will be a monumental challenge. What is not yet widely recognised is that one critical factor will be the development of clean cooling.
Date:
05/01/2017
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