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Saudi students focus on Birmingham to promote research

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The University of Birmingham will welcome over 1,000 Saudi Arabian students from across the UK to an annual conference that will showcase their potential for groundbreaking work and research innovation.
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12/02/2016

From the Northern Powerhouse to the Midlands Engine: New role, new opportunities @CityREDI

From the Northern Powerhouse to the Midlands Engine: New role, new opportunities @CityREDI
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Meet Rebecca Riley, Administrative Director of City-REDI, and learn more about her role and ambitions for the newest research centre at Birmingham Business School.
Date:
12/02/2016

Leventis Studentships 2016-17

Leventis Studentships 2016-17
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Thanks to a generous grant from the A G Leventis Foundation, postgraduate studentships are available for students who wish to pursue a full-time higher degree programme (MA by Research or PhD) in the fields of Modern Greek (including Cypriot) literature, language, history and culture. Deadline: 17/6/16
Date:
12/02/2016

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.
Date:
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?
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
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.
Date:
11/02/2016
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