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Dr Crayton Walker receives recognition for teaching excellence

Dr Crayton Walker receives recognition for teaching excellence
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Congratulations to Dr Crayton Walker on becoming both a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and a Distinguished Fellow of the Birmingham Teaching Academy.
Date:
25/01/2016

Structural complexity of popular science narratives of discovery as an indicator of reader-awareness: a Labov-inspired approach

Structural complexity of popular science narratives of discovery as an indicator of reader-awareness: a Labov-inspired approach
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PhD student Olga Pilkington has had a paper accepted for publication by Linguistic and Philosophical Investigations.
Date:
25/01/2016

University of Birmingham formalises links with Suranaree University of Technology

University of Birmingham formalises links with Suranaree University of Technology
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The University of Birmingham and Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (18 Jan 2016) to formalise a partnership in education, training and development in railway and vehicle technology research. The signing ceremony was followed by an official gift exchange between Professor Prasart Suebka, Rector of SUT, and Professor Adam Tickell, Provost and Vice Principle, University of Birmingham.
Date:
22/01/2016

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference

Geneva Summit: 30th Anniversary Conference
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The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security invited scholars and practitioners to reflect on the legacy of the meeting between Reagan and Gorbachev, exploring what went right, what went wrong, and assessing the prognosis for the future. The central focus of this event was to address the question of how trust was developed between the two leaders, why the relationship has broken down in the intervening years, and whether trust can be restored given the current state of US-Russia relations.
Date:
22/01/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - December 2015

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The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP launches the University of Birmingham's Cryogenic Energy Storage plant and more...
Date:
20/01/2016

Andrew Edmondson at Computing Insight UK 2015

Andrew Edmondson at Computing Insight UK 2015
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Andrew Edmondson, a doctoral student in ITSEE, presented at the Computing Insight UK conference 2015 and was interviewed for Youtube.
Date:
20/01/2016

B-Film at The Electric Cinema

B-Film at The Electric Cinema
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B-Film: The Birmingham Centre for Film Studies has been exploring opportunities for working with Birmingham's The Electric Cinema, the UK's oldest working cinema, and a BFI-sponsored series entitled The Cinematic Time Machine, which is running throughout 2016.
Date:
19/01/2016

God Over All

God Over All
Description
William Lane Craig's five Edward Cadbury Lectures on divine aseity and a public lecture on the Kalam cosmological Argument for the existence of God are now available.
Date:
18/01/2016

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow

Shakespeare Institute student selected as a TED Fellow
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PhD Shakespeare and Creativity student Madeline Sayet has been selected as one of 21 TED Fellows who will take the stage at TED2016, between them representing 12 countries.
Date:
13/01/2016
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