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Blog: Prizes for local government: Latin America or England?

Blog: Prizes for local government: Latin America or England?
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Written by Dr Andrew Nickson. Last week I was in Panama City to deliver the inaugural address at the 2nd Latin American seminar on good practices in municipal management. My topic was the challenges of sub-national governance in the region, after thirty years during which local political democracy has gradually become the norm, accompanied by a growing share of fiscal revenue devolved to local government.
Date:
22/06/2015

Syria's opposition is trapped in a life-threatening fuel crisis

Syria's opposition is trapped in a life-threatening fuel crisis
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. With both Islamic State and Assad cutting off its fuel supplies, the Syrian opposition is struggling to survive.
Date:
22/06/2015

Birmingham Law School celebrates 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta

Birmingham Law School celebrates 800th Anniversary of Magna Carta
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On Thursday 18 June 2015 the High Sheriff of the West Midlands, Jonnie Turpie MBE, hosted a reception in the University's Bramall Music Building to celebrate the 800th anniversary of the Magna Carta. Speakers included Canon Chris Pullin, Chancellor of Hereford Cathedral and custodian of one of the 1217 editions of the Magna Carta, and Joshua Rozenberg, the country's leading legal journalist and presenter of BBC Radio 4's Law in Action.
Date:
19/06/2015

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site
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A very special visitor swooped into the University of Birmingham on Thursday to officially announce the institution's participation in this summer's citywide public art event, the Big Hoot.
Date:
19/06/2015

Rogue bankers join the welfare cheats on Osborne hit list

Rogue bankers join the welfare cheats on Osborne hit list
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Written by Dr Huw Macartney. More than just a piece of clever rhetoric, the government is making genuine changes to regulating the financial services industry.
Date:
19/06/2015

£6000 Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration

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Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration: For the 2015/16 session up to 10 scholarships with a value of £6000 will be available, for students who wish to carry out research in railway applications.
Date:
19/06/2015

Research Poster Conference 2015

Research Poster Conference 2015
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Andrew Edmondson has presented a poster on his PhD research at the University of Birmingham's Research Poster Conference 2015
Date:
18/06/2015

Rieke Scholarships and Placements Announced

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Rieke announces new scholarships and placement opportunities for undergraduate students due to commence their studies in September 2015 from Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering and Mechanical Engineering.
Date:
17/06/2015

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site

All in a flap as owls land at University's new sports centre site
Description
A very special visitor swooped into the University of Birmingham on Thursday to officially announce the institution's participation in this summer's citywide public art event, the Big Hoot.
Date:
16/06/2015

Professsor David Parker OBE

Professsor David Parker OBE
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Professor David Parker, Director of ITSEE, has been awarded the OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list 2015
Date:
16/06/2015
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