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Medals for Alumni in Rio Paralympics

Medals for Alumni in Rio Paralympics
Description
Day four of the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games saw Physiotherapy graduates Lora Turnham and Alison Patrick secure medals for Team GB.
Date:
12/09/2016

Graduate Sophy Thomas on her new job at the V&A Museum

Graduate Sophy Thomas on her new job at the V&A Museum
Description
Get inspired about what a History of Art degree can lead to, take a look at Sophy Thomas's post about working at the V&A Museum.
Date:
09/09/2016

Report on James Watt undergraduate research project

Report on James Watt undergraduate research project
Description
Jordan Thornton reflects on his Undergraduate Research Scholarship project on eighteenth century inventor James Watt.
Date:
02/09/2016

Saima Nasar reviews 'Indians in Kenya' by Sana Aiyar

Saima Nasar reviews 'Indians in Kenya' by Sana Aiyar
Description
Saimar Nasar reviews a new book on Indians in Kenya for Global Urban History blog
Date:
29/08/2016

Bright sparks discovered via University's project with Birmingham Girls School

Description
The value of studying STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects at 'A' Level has been shown to boost girls' potential earning power by as much as 33%. Encouraging girls to study these subjects at A level has been a long term focus of government policy since 2010.
Date:
26/08/2016

What does a rise in the minimum wage mean for the Mexican labour market?

Description
The idea of a minimum working wage has been a controversial topic within economics for many years. The basic goal of establishing a minimum level of earnings is to ensure that independently of the job performed, all workers can earn a salary that is high enough to satisfy their basic needs.
Date:
25/08/2016

What does a rise in the minimum wage mean for the Mexican labour market?

Description
The idea of a minimum working wage has been a controversial topic within economics for many years. The basic goal of establishing a minimum level of earnings is to ensure that independently of the job performed, all workers can earn a salary that is high enough to satisfy their basic needs.
Date:
25/08/2016

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers

Art and Emotion: An Interview with Derek Matravers
Description
PhD student Matilde Aliffi interviews Aaron Ben-Ze'ev for the Imperfect Cognitions blog.
Date:
25/08/2016

Birmingham International Summer School 2016 is great success

Description
The Birmingham International Summer School (BISS) 2016 proved to be a tremendous success with 126 international students participating in three weeks of academic and social activities.
Date:
23/08/2016

Lily Owsley makes Olympic history

Lily Owsley makes Olympic history
Description
On the final Friday of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, current Sport and Exercise Sciences student, Lily Owsley and Psychology graduate, Sophie Bray, helped Team GB make history when they became the first British women's hockey team to win gold.
Date:
22/08/2016
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