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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

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

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

Smart cities better defined by new research

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have identified a handful of key elements that define 'smart cities'– cities like Singapore and Copenhagen, which are both at the top of their game in using technology to enable their citizens to enjoy a better quality of life, but in different ways.
Date:
10/02/2016

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida
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The far-right, anti-Islam protest movemement Pegida has so far been largely based in Germany and has had limited success in the UK. But around 300 people are expected to attend a march in Birmingham.
Date:
10/02/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - January 2016

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How Virtual Reality might change our lives in 2016, Birmingham led experiments on the International Space Station and more...
Date:
10/02/2016

Making the nation 'safer' and the monolingual mindset: 'suspect communities' and multilingualism in intelligence and armed conflict

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All are welcome at this forthcoming event with Dr Kamran Khan, from the University of Leicester: Making the nation 'safer' and the monolingual mindset: 'suspect communities' and multilingualism in intelligence and armed conflict.
Date:
09/02/2016

Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?

Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?
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Written by Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics. One of the world's poorest and most unstable countries is in the midst of a remarkably hopeful election campaign.
Date:
09/02/2016

Blog: Hard Evidence: this is the Age of Dissent – and there's much more to come

Blog: Hard Evidence: this is the Age of Dissent – and there's much more to come
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Written by David Bailey, lecturer in the Department of Political Science and International Studies at the University of Birmingham provides a fascinating insight into how the nature of protest has changed.
Date:
09/02/2016

Potential role of social enterprise within health and social care

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HSMC have been working with the Public Policy Institute for Wales to consider the potential role of social enterprise within health and social care.
Date:
09/02/2016
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