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Academics from the UK and China explore how efficient energy utilization can help tackle climate change

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Academics from the Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage at the University of Birmingham and Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, China, met in Nanjing between 10 and 13 August to explore the role of efficient energy utilization in tackling climate change and meeting growing global demand for energy.
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21/08/2017

Birmingham academic facilitates Judiciary workshop on Contextual Sentencing in Uganda

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Birmingham's Dr Maureen Mapp facilitated a one day workshop on Contextual Sentencing and Community Impact Statements at the Judicial Training Institute, Kampala, Uganda
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18/08/2017

New Special Issue of Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies published

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Special Issue: Rethinking integration. New perspectives on adaptation and settlement in the era of super-diversity is available from the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies (jems).
Date:
18/08/2017

Consul General visits Birmingham as India marks 70 years of independence

Consul General visits Birmingham as India marks 70 years of independence
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The Consul General of India visited the University of Birmingham to learn more about the University's work and its plans for engaging with partners in India.
Date:
18/08/2017

Implementing intergenerational activities in residential homes for older adults

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Dr Melrose Stewart discusses the recent screening of 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds' on Channel 4 television, how the program tackles issues of depression and loneliness felt by older adults in care homes, and the impact of intergenerational activities to help combat the issue
Date:
17/08/2017

Implementing intergenerational activities in residential homes for older adults

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Dr Melrose Stewart discusses the recent screening of 'Old People's Home for 4 Year Olds' on Channel 4 television, how the program tackles issues of depression and loneliness felt by older adults in care homes, and the impact of intergenerational activities to help combat the issue
Date:
17/08/2017

POLSIS Academic Discusses Migration Diplomacy in Jordan

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Dr. Gerasimos Tsourapas gave a public lecture on the international politics of Middle East migration in Amman, Jordan.
Date:
17/08/2017

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain

Study identifies a new way to prevent a deadly fungal infection spreading to the brain
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Research led by the University of Birmingham has discovered a way to stop a deadly fungus from 'hijacking' the body's immune system and spreading to the brain.
Date:
16/08/2017

Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime

Why 'upskirting' needs to be made a sex crime
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Professor Erika Rackley and Professor Clare McGlynn (Durham University) write for The Conversation.
Date:
16/08/2017

The Magic of Radio

The Magic of Radio
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Professor Costas Constantinou is an internationally leading expert on communications engineering, specifically radiowave (RW) propagation – the behaviour of radio waves as they travel, or are propagated, from one point to another or to permeate the world around us – whose groundbreaking work will help to make the IoT a reality, most likely within the next few years. He recently presented his Inaugural Lecture, 'The Magic of Radio'. This article profiles his life and research.
Date:
16/08/2017
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