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Dr Luca Rubini awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant

Dr Luca Rubini awarded a British Academy Small Research Grant
Description
Grant is for the project 'The Regulation of Subsidies in the World Trade Organisation: A Law, Economics and Political Economy Analysis'.
Date:
06/05/2016

Florent Perek invited speaker at the University of Pisa

Florent Perek invited speaker at the University of Pisa
Description
Dr Florent Perek will be giving an invited talk at the University of Pisa on 11 May 2016. The title of the talk will be: "Modelling constructional change with distributional semantics".
Date:
06/05/2016

Dr David Smith awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant

Dr David Smith awarded a European Research Council Advanced Grant
Description
Grant is for the project 'Europe's Lost Frontiers' hosted by the University of Bradford which aims to reconstruct the ancient landscape of Doggerland, now hidden beneath the North Sea.
Date:
06/05/2016

Meet Max Nathan - Senior Birmingham Fellow at City REDI

Meet Max Nathan - Senior Birmingham Fellow at City REDI
Description
Max Nathan is a City-REDI affiliate, and a Senior Birmingham Fellow in Regional Economic Development, based in the Business School. He is also a Deputy Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth.
Date:
06/05/2016

EU Referendum: What the vote is REALLY doing to your STRESS levels?

Description
The question of what the future holds for Britain has caused increased stress levels across the population as uncertain times lie ahead. Express.co.uk spoke with Dr Tereza Capelos, senior lecturer in political psychology at the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at Birmingham University and Nick Smith, a certified emotional intelligence coach about the stresses behind the EU Referendum.
Date:
05/05/2016

Podcast: The Next Great Hope: The Humanitarian Initiative and Nuclear Weapons

Podcast: The Next Great Hope: The Humanitarian Initiative and Nuclear Weapons
Description
Speaker: Dr Jan Ruzicka (University of Aberystwyth), Chair: Professor Nicholas J Wheeler (Director, ICCS).
Date:
05/05/2016

Dr Louise Hardwick guest speaker at Cardiff University

Dr Louise Hardwick guest speaker at Cardiff University
Description
On 25-26 April, Dr Louise Hardwick gave a guest seminar paper at Cardiff University on her current research into Joseph Zobel.
Date:
05/05/2016

Surgery death rates three times higher in lower income countries

Surgery death rates three times higher in lower income countries
Description
New research has shown that patients undergoing emergency surgery in lower income countries have a three times greater chance of dying than in higher income countries.
Date:
04/05/2016

Belief in social action: exploring faith groups' responses to local needs

Belief in social action: exploring faith groups' responses to local needs
Description
New briefing paper from the Faith Based Regeneration Neywork, TSRC and the Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion.
Date:
04/05/2016

Special Breakthrough Prize awarded for detection of gravitational waves

Description
The Selection Committee of the Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics has announced a special prize recognising scientists and engineers involved in the transformational detection of gravitational waves.
Date:
04/05/2016
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