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Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture

Doctoral researchers hold successful interdisciplinary conference on Culture
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Two doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology - Eva Reindl and Elisa Bandini, and Nimrita Rana from the Department of Anthropology and African Studies organised a successful one-day interdisciplinary conference on 'The Origins and Transmission of Culture (OToC)'.
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29/06/2015

EPS Societies' Awards 2015

EPS Societies' Awards 2015
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On Tuesday 9 June 2015 the College celebrated the achievements of our 17 student societies with the second annual EPS Societies' Awards. A great night was had by all and over £1,000 was raised for research into childhood brain cancer conducted in the University's School of Cancer Sciences.
Date:
26/06/2015

Jaananni Srissanthirarasa

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Graduate Supply Chain Engineer, Rolls-Royce (MEng Mechanical Engineering with Year in Industry 2014)
Date:
23/06/2015

Philosophy advance reading list

Philosophy advance reading list
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Suggested summer reading for students starting in September 2015.
Date:
23/06/2015

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education: Open Day

Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education: Open Day
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The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education hosted an Open Day on Tuesday 2 June 2015 at the University of Birmingham.The Open Day brought together UK and international prospective students, alongside leading experts from research and industry, to learn more about the Centre's railway engineering courses and integrated research and consultancy.
Date:
23/06/2015

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance
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FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance. A review of the recent FIFA scandal and ramifications for other sports governing bodies.
Date:
23/06/2015

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
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