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Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers

Graphic Reading Conference - call for papers
Description
We invite papers that consider graphic reading across comic, critical, literary, and theoretical texts as well as less established mediums such as videogames and other digital media.
Date:
27/02/2017

Islam Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham

Islam Awareness Week at the University of Birmingham
Description
Muslim students at the University of Birmingham welcomed all to go and learn more about their faith, at Islam Awareness week. They want to quash misconceptions people have of their religion
Date:
24/02/2017

New heights for University accommodation

New heights for University accommodation
Description
The newest addition to Selly Oak's residential development was officially 'topped out' at a ceremony last week (Wednesday 15 February). The Bournbrook development is part of the University's ongoing commitment to invest in high-quality accommodation in a vibrant community.
Date:
24/02/2017

Birmingham - Beijing energy partnership wins Chinese funding for joint research programme

Description
Energy storage experts at the University of Birmingham and the University of Science & Technology Beijing (USTB) have won a major funding award from the Chinese government for a joint doctoral research programme.
Date:
22/02/2017

UAE Ambassador visits Birmingham to learn more about University plans

Description
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) Ambassador to the Court of St. James's visited the University of Birmingham today to learn more about the University's work and its plans for deepening its engagement with the Emirates.
Date:
22/02/2017

Caribbean film screenings - 2-8 March 2017

Caribbean film screenings - 2-8 March 2017
Description
2-8 March sees a series of unique Caribbean events across campus, featuring Visiting Fellow Dr Jean Antoine-Dunne of the University of the West Indies.
Date:
22/02/2017

European Lecture Tour of Professor Trybus

European Lecture Tour of Professor Trybus
Description
In November 2016 IEL Director Professsor Martin Trybus returned from a lecture tour of the European mainland.
Date:
20/02/2017

"Modern library investment critical to futureproofing research and education in digital era of 'alternative truths'", says Dame Lynne Brindley at the University of Birmingham

Description
Speaking on the future role of libraries at the opening of the University of Birmingham's brand new, 'transformational' Library on Monday (13 February) Dame Lynne Brindley, Master at Pembroke College, Oxford, and former Chief Executive of the British Library said: "Librarians should work as partners with academics to provide students with frameworks for information literacy, digital fluency and critical judgement skills around the superabundance of unauthenticated data and information swirling around the ether.
Date:
17/02/2017

Birmingham develops blueprint for future Indian cities

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham worked with children, young people and their families living in a new urban development in India to understand the everyday experiences of urban transformation – with the results informing the future development of Indian cities.
Date:
16/02/2017

Birmingham's early warning system flags global financial crises

Description
Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new 'early warning system' that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.
Date:
14/02/2017
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