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Study leads to breakthrough in better understanding acute myeloid leukaemia

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A study led by the University of Birmingham has made a breakthrough in the understanding of how different genetic mutations cause acute myeloid leukaemia.
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23/05/2017

Professor Francis Davis talks about religion as an industrial factor and its implications

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Professor Francis Davis gave a paper at an international conference hosted by the University of Leuven on May 19, 2017.
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23/05/2017

Two University of Birmingham students win prestigious awards

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Two students from the University of Birmingham's College of Medical and Dental Sciences are celebrating after winning national awards.
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23/05/2017

PhD student a finalist in ESRC writing competition

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PhD student David Pollard was a finalist in the ESRC Writing Competition 2017, which aims to encourage and recognise the writing skills of ESRC-funded students.
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23/05/2017

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing

Final phase of biggest China-UK joint air pollution campaign set to launch in Beijing
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Top UK and Chinese scientists are working together on the biggest-ever China-UK joint campaign in the megacity of Beijing to study air pollution and how it affects human health.
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22/05/2017

Birmingham scholars take on unrealistic optimism, a love diary in Cairo and regulating dementia care at Hay

Birmingham scholars take on unrealistic optimism, a love diary in Cairo and regulating dementia care at Hay
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Can unrealistic optimism improve our well-being? Why do victims of dementia need a new approach to how their care is regulated? And what does a love diary written by a young man in the 1940's tell us about 1940'sCairo?
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22/05/2017

Life as an INLOGOV PhD Student: Bryony Rudkin, Deputy Leader of Ipswich Borough Council

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Bryony Rudkin's doctoral research focuses on the scene of political decision making in English local government and how engaged and responsive politicians are to the communities they represent. Her research is timely, given that it comes at a time when increasingly the reputation, credibility and authenticity of politicians in all its forms is under intense media scrutiny.
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22/05/2017

An Update from Director of Teaching and Learning, Dr Karin Bottom

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Dr. Karin Bottom, Director of Teaching and Learning, discusses her role and provides valuable information for prospective students by outlining the range of courses that INLOGOV has to offer.
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22/05/2017

Staff Spotlight: Professor Catherine Staite, former Director of INLOGOV and new Director of Public Service Reform

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In this regular feature a member of staff discusses their role within the department. In this edition Professor Catherine Staite talks about her new role as Director of Public Sector Reform, stepping down from her previous role as Director of the department and her involvement in the new West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).
Date:
22/05/2017

An Update from INLOGOV's Director of Research, Professor Vivien Lowndes

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INLOGOV's research focuses on public services, governance and citizen participation.
Date:
22/05/2017
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