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Why appetite for celebrating Shakespeare is still not sated

Why appetite for celebrating Shakespeare is still not sated
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Professor Michael Dobson (Shakespeare Institute) presents the latest Birmingham Brief on Shakespeare's 453rd birthday.
Date:
28/04/2017

A day submerged In The Tempest

A day submerged In The Tempest
Description
Student Jennifer (Quian) Zang describes her experience of a recent UoB/RSC event - a workshop, joining a rehearsal, a lecture on 'Magic and Science', and finally the evening show of the recent RSC production of Shakespeare's The Tempest.
Date:
28/04/2017

School Professor scientific expert in BBC stress documentary

School Professor scientific expert in BBC stress documentary
Description
Professor Anna Whittaker, Professor of Behavioural Medicine in the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, features as scientific expert in the BBC documentary The Truth About Stress broadcast on BBC1 at 9pm on Thursday 4 May 2017.
Date:
28/04/2017

Round Table and launch of Feminist Domesticities

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Dr Francesca Berry is to participate in a round-table discussion on the topic of Feminist Domesticities in Art and Art History at Raven Row gallery, London, on Saturday 6 May 2017,
Date:
28/04/2017

Non-religious Britons and Canadians perceive a conflict between science and religion

Non-religious Britons and Canadians perceive a conflict between science and religion
Description
Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Rebecca Catto draws upon findings from sociological research to illustrate the observation that non-religious people in Canada and the UK appear to be the most likely to perceive a necessary clash between science and religion.
Date:
28/04/2017

PhD Publication Success

PhD Publication Success
Description
PhD publication success for Department of Philosophy students.
Date:
28/04/2017

The quality of work and well-being: are we doing enough?

Description
In recent years, concerns over the quality of work have prompted debates surrounding methods of improving job quality, and the relationship between the quality of work and employee well-being. Existing research has attempted to identify the constituents of job quality and 'good work'. Factors argued as affecting the relative quality of jobs include pay (including relative income levels), skill, levels of autonomy, variety, work intensity, the length of the working day/week, job security, opportunities for training and development, and availability of flexible working arrangements.
Date:
27/04/2017

The quality of work and well-being: are we doing enough?

Description
In recent years, concerns over the quality of work have prompted debates surrounding methods of improving job quality, and the relationship between the quality of work and employee well-being. Existing research has attempted to identify the constituents of job quality and 'good work'. Factors argued as affecting the relative quality of jobs include pay (including relative income levels), skill, levels of autonomy, variety, work intensity, the length of the working day/week, job security, opportunities for training and development, and availability of flexible working arrangements.
Date:
27/04/2017

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs

Description
Researchers from the University of Birmingham are joining the world's largest festival of public science talks as over 30 scientists take to the stage in pubs around Birmingham city centre from 15 to 17 May.
Date:
27/04/2017

The Authoritarian Origins of Well-Organised Opposition Parties: The Rise of Chadema in Tanzania

The Authoritarian Origins of Well-Organised Opposition Parties: The Rise of Chadema in Tanzania
Description
Speaker: Dan Paget, University of Oxford.
Date:
27/04/2017
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