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IRiS Practitioner Research Programme (PRP)

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The Institute for Research into Superdiversity are holding an information event where you can hear more about this year's Practitioner Research Programme (PRP).
Date:
26/09/2016

Top rankings for the School

Top rankings for the School
Description
The University of Birmingham has been ranked number one in the UK for both Sport Science and Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation and Tourism in The Sunday Times and The Times Good University Guide 2017.
Date:
26/09/2016

PhD students present neurodevelopmental research at international conference

PhD students present neurodevelopmental research at international conference
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Stacey Bissell and Katherine Ellis, PhD students at the Cerebra Centre for Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Birmingham recently presented their work at the International Association for the Scientific Study of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IASSIDD) World Congress in Melbourne, Australia (14-19 August 2016).
Date:
26/09/2016

BCRRE and SMRT Institute sign collaborative agreement to form educational partnership

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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education (BCRRE) and SMRT Institute (SMRTi) have signed a collaborative agreement (13 September 2016) to formalise a partnership in training and education.
Date:
23/09/2016

Midland Microbiology Muster

Midland Microbiology Muster
Description
Microbiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.
Date:
23/09/2016

Economics and Culture Reading Group

Economics and Culture Reading Group
Description
A new reading group to discuss recent significant scholarship at the intersection of economics and cultural studies, convened by Mo Moulton for BRIHC.
Date:
23/09/2016

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s

I Love Dick and Bridget Jones are back, but not much has changed for women since the 90s
Description
The enduring appeal of Bridget Jones and why nothing has changed for women since the 1990s - Lecturer in Contemporary American Literature, Rachel Sykes, writes for The Conversation.
Date:
23/09/2016

Hinkley Point: For a prosperous, low-carbon future, the stakes could not be higher

Hinkley Point: For a prosperous, low-carbon future, the stakes could not be higher
Description
In September 2016, the UK Government gave final approval for the £18m Hinkley Point C (HPC) nuclear plant in Somerset - Britain's first new nuclear plant in a generation.
Date:
22/09/2016

Hinkley C power project offers a lesson in how not to deal with China

Hinkley C power project offers a lesson in how not to deal with China
Description
Written by Adrian Campbell. The decision to review Hinkley Point C was carried out in a way that quite unnecessarily put Britain's future relations with China in jeopardy.
Date:
21/09/2016

National evaluation of Integrated Care Pioneers

Description
Professor Judith Smith and Dr Robin Miller from HSMC led a workshop last week for the Integrated Care Pioneers.
Date:
21/09/2016
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