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Exploring varieties of leadership in urban and regional development: seminar report

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View the report of the Regional Studies Association International Research Network Seminar (12 - 13 November 2015), which was organised in association with the Enterprise & Diversity Research Cluster andCity-REDI.
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11/02/2016

Astronomy with Einstein

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Today the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, including many physicists from the University of Birmingham, announced the first direct detection of a gravitational wave. The long-awaited announcement sparked strong public and media interest, but why is this so exciting?
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11/02/2016

Gravitational waves detected 100 years after Einstein's prediction

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For the first time, scientists have observed ripples in the fabric of spacetime called gravitational waves, arriving at the earth from a cataclysmic event in the distant universe. This confirms a major prediction of Albert Einstein's 1915 general theory of relativity and opens an unprecedented new window onto the cosmos.
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11/02/2016

Astronomy with Einstein

Description
Today the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, including many physicists from the University of Birmingham, announced the first direct detection of a gravitational wave. The long-awaited announcement sparked strong public and media interest, but why is this so exciting?
Date:
11/02/2016

Green Britain - nationhood and the environment 1500-1750

Green Britain - nationhood and the environment 1500-1750
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Call for papers for conference to be held on 25 June 2016 in Stratford upon Avon
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11/02/2016

Attachment in children living in alternative care

Attachment in children living in alternative care
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Manuela Garcia Quiroga, PhD student in the School of Psychology, has recently published a paper which suggests that the attachment bond which children in alternative care establish for their carers, differs from that of the attachment established by family-raised children.
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11/02/2016

China accused of state sponsored doping

China accused of state sponsored doping
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In case you missed it, one of China's most famous athletes, Wang Junxia has admitted doping in a letter she and other athletes wrote in 1998.
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11/02/2016

ISIS and the use and abuse of Early Islamic History

ISIS and the use and abuse of Early Islamic History
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Video recording of Professor Hugh N Kennedy's CeSMA annual lecture.
Date:
10/02/2016

HB-NP Research highlighted on BBC Radio 4

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HB-NP Research highlighted on BBC Radio 4
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10/02/2016

Smart cities better defined by new research

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable their citizens to enjoy a better quality of life, but in different ways.
Date:
10/02/2016
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