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News from EWB: Birmingham

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It has been an exciting year for EWB: Birmingham! After a successful Welcome Week campaign we gained a record number of members joining the society and the momentum has continued throughout the year. Alexandra Moore, outgoing Secretary, tells us more.
Date:
22/03/2017

It's all change for MechSoc

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A year of change for MechSoc: starting with a new name, introducing more events and increasing involvement with industry. Vice President Philip Pagani tells us more.
Date:
22/03/2017

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week

Ambassador delivers keynote talk to launch Birmingham's Brazil Week
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The Brazilian Ambassador visited the University of Birmingham today to launch its first 'Brazil Week' and learn more about the University's work with his country.
Date:
21/03/2017

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems

Voting open as young video makers compete to support Brazil in solving resources problems
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People around the world can vote in an exciting global video competition that is helping children and young people play their part in helping to secure future supplies of food, water and energy in Brazil.
Date:
21/03/2017

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore

Orson Welles plays starring role in creating Brazilian folklore
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American filmmaker Orson Welles changed the perception of the Brazilian Northeast when he filmed the story of four campaigning fishermen for an ill-fated and uncompleted movie, a study reveals.
Date:
20/03/2017

Birmingham Researchers Power to Victory!

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The institution of Engineering and Technology's Midlands Power recently held its annual prize award. The annual prize award is an opportunity for students across the Midlands to showcase a poster about a project they have worked on.
Date:
20/03/2017

Careering: precarity and solidarity in higher education

Careering: precarity and solidarity in higher education
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Dr Tom Cutterham reports on the joint Centre for Modern and Contemporary History and BRIHC forum event held on Wednesday 8 March 2017.
Date:
17/03/2017

Editing Hamlet for Performance

Editing Hamlet for Performance
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Dr Abigail Rokison-Woodall discusses 'Editing Hamlet for Performance' - the history of performance editions and her current work as co-general editor and editor of Hamlet for the new Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare Performance Editions.
Date:
17/03/2017

An epidemic of epipens

An epidemic of epipens
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have found that prescriptions of adrenaline autoinjectors (commonly called 'epipens') for children with allergies have increased markedly in the last decade, with nearly four devices a year provided per child.
Date:
16/03/2017
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