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Free online MOOC course: Building Character through Youth Social Action

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New two-week MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), Building Character through Youth Social Action, will explore how social action can change the lives of young people by building character and confidence.
Date:
07/04/2017

Fully funded PhD opportunity within Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

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Applications are now open for a fully funded PhD in 'Sexual and gender based violence in the refugee crisis: understanding resilience in the refugee journey', supervised by Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity.
Date:
05/04/2017

Russia's domestic terrorism threat is serious, sophisticated and complex

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Written by Mark Youngman, PhD Candidate, POLSIS and Cerwyn Moore, Senior lecturer in International Relations and Programme Director for the Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats, University of Birmingham. From the Islamic State to North Caucasian rebels and far-right nationalists, Russia is facing overlapping extremist threats.
Date:
05/04/2017

Martial arts training for airline staff is a new low for the budget flights industry

Martial arts training for airline staff is a new low for the budget flights industry
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Geraint Harvey in the Conversation: By responding to passenger violence by training staff, airline management fail to address fundamental issues with their low cost profit model.
Date:
04/04/2017

Birmingham researchers win top equality award

Birmingham researchers win top equality award
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Two researchers from the University of Birmingham have jointly been awarded Role Model of the Year at the West Midlands Stonewall Awards for their work championing equality and diversity.
Date:
04/04/2017

Michael Wear discusses The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation

Michael Wear discusses The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation
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Cadbury Centre Honorary Fellow Michael Wear spoke alongside Ross Douthat of The New York Times at an event in New York, responding to Rod Dreher, author of The New York Times' bestseller, The Benedict Option.
Date:
31/03/2017

Is it all about funding? Lessons on autism inclusion from a school in Greece

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As we approach World Autism Acceptance Day, it's not surprising that thoughts turn to the ongoing issues of education and inclusion, especially given that, according to the charity Ambitious About Autism, autistic children in the UK are four times more likely to be permanently excluded from school than any other children.
Date:
30/03/2017

Is it all about funding? Lessons on autism inclusion from a school in Greece

Description
As we approach World Autism Acceptance Day, it's not surprising that thoughts turn to the ongoing issues of education and inclusion, especially given that, according to the charity Ambitious About Autism, autistic children in the UK are four times more likely to be permanently excluded from school than any other children.
Date:
30/03/2017

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50

Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
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Vice-Chancellor's statement on the UK government's triggering of Article 50
Date:
29/03/2017

University appoints new Dean of Birmingham Business School

University appoints new Dean of Birmingham Business School
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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Catherine Cassell has been appointed as Dean of Birmingham Business School.
Date:
29/03/2017
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