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Publication of 'Birmingham Brief'

Publication of 'Birmingham Brief'
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Professor David Parker has written the latest edition of the Birmingham Brief, reflecting on the hidden treasures in the University's Mingana collection
Date:
03/08/2015

Congratulations to Hugh Houghton

Congratulations to Hugh Houghton
Description
Dr Hugh Houghton has been promoted to Reader and elected to membership of SNTS
Date:
03/08/2015

VR and AR: the games people play

VR and AR: the games people play
Description
Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality have a growing role in design and development in the defence sector. Professor Robert Stone, of the University of Birmingham, has been a champion of the technology for almost 30 years.
Date:
03/08/2015

HIT Team healthcare project features on BBC Radio 4

HIT Team healthcare project features on BBC Radio 4
Description
Professor Bob Stone's research into utilising virtual environments for patient care featured on the BBC Radio 4 PM programme.
Date:
03/08/2015

Why more sniffer dogs is not the answer

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IRiS Acting Director Dr Nando Sigona spoke to BBC 5 Live 'Up all night' about the migrant crisis in Calais.
Date:
03/08/2015

Calais is a humanitarian emergency not a security one

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IRiS Dr Arshad Isakjee, together with colleagues Thom Davies and Surindar Dhesi, have been conducting unprecendented public health research in the new Calais refugee camp.
Date:
03/08/2015

Childhood cancer cells drain immune system's batteries

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Cancer cells in neuroblastoma contain a molecule that breaks down a key energy source for the body's immune cells, leaving them too physically drained to fight the disease, according to new research published in the journal Cancer Research.
Date:
03/08/2015

The Conversation: Will 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics fall victim to mega-event syndrome?

The Conversation: Will 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics fall victim to mega-event syndrome?
Description
Beijing has successfully fought off Almaty, Kazakhstan for the 2022 Winter Olympics. China's capital forged ahead with its bid despite concerns that its games will take place over an unprecedented geographical area and will require a set of colossal construction projects, and now the work will begin.
Date:
31/07/2015

Dr Andrew Davies to deliver lecture at the Social Justice Institute

Dr Andrew Davies to deliver lecture at the Social Justice Institute
Description
Dr Andrew Davies, Director of Edward Cadbury Centre for the Public Understanding of Religion and Professor of Biblical Interpretation, is to deliver a lecture on 'The Public Understanding of Religion: Social and Public Policy' at this week's Social Justice Institute event at Boston University.
Date:
31/07/2015

My Indiana Jones moment: the day I uncovered an error in the archives

My Indiana Jones moment: the day I uncovered an error in the archives
Description
Dr Louise Hardwick has just had an article published by The Guardian Higher Education Network on her AHRC Joseph Zobel research project. The article describes Louise's "Indiana Jones moment" when she realised that a watercolour in the British Library was mislabelled, and held a secret connection to Joseph Zobel.
Date:
31/07/2015
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