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LHC experiments are back in business at a new record energy

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Geneva, 03 June, 2015. Birmingham physicists eagerly await results as CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) starts to deliver physics data today for the first time in 27 months.
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03/06/2015

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation - 13-17 April 2015

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation - 13-17 April 2015
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The 2015 programme focused on how diplomats and negotiators can better develop empathy and trust through face-to-face encounters, and how this approach can lead to greater levels of success in transforming global conflicts. The programme examined a number of historical and contemporary examples of successful (and unsuccessful) face-to-face diplomatic encounters. In doing so, it explored the psychological context of how individuals signal intention, detect deception and assess the trustworthiness (or otherwise) of their diplomatic counterparts.
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03/06/2015

Ten Reasons Why People Should Pay Inheritance Tax

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At the recent TEDX event at the University of Birmingham, CHASM's Karen Rowlingson, gave a presentation on 'Ten Reasons Why People Should Pay Inheritance Tax'.
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01/06/2015

IGS podcast: Is Germany to blame? Perceptions of Germany during the Eurocrisis

IGS podcast: Is Germany to blame? Perceptions of Germany during the Eurocrisis
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As part of its research project, '(Not) Made in Germany? Imagining Germany from the Outside', the Institute for German Studies will be welcoming Joachim Schild and Dieter Berckvens (University of Trier), presented their work.
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29/05/2015

Cultural festival celebrates the Year of Mexico in the UK.

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To mark the Year of Mexico in the UK the University of Birmingham is hosting MEX/BHX: Mexico in Birmingham celebrating Mexican culture and research through exhibitions, lectures, film and food.
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29/05/2015

Dialogue on intersectionality and superdiversity

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Rachel Humphris (IRiS Associate Researcher) reports on the first roundtable of the IRiS Key Concepts Roundtable Series.
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28/05/2015

Blog: Central African Republic takes a small step towards peace – but a leap is what's needed

Blog: Central African Republic takes a small step towards peace – but a leap is what's needed
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Written by Professor Paul Jackson. The signing of a major peace agreement by ten rebel groups in the Central African Republic is a welcome step towards peace after years of violent chaos.
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28/05/2015

Blog: As refugee crisis deepens, the world is losing patience with South Sudan

Blog: As refugee crisis deepens, the world is losing patience with South Sudan
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Written by Jonathan Fisher, lecturer in IDD. South Sudan has now been at war since 2013, with no end in sight. And while the two sides focus on defeating each other, the humanitarian situation on the ground is only deteriorating.
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28/05/2015

Why cracking down on illegal migration does not change net migration rate

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Responding to the latest ONS data on net migration, David Cameron has announced his government strategy to address unauthorised migration.
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27/05/2015

More Stories About Big Local

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At the Big Local spring event in Birmingham, the 'Our Bigger Story' evaluation team recorded three Big Local stories.
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27/05/2015
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