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What the Iran nuclear deal means – and what it doesn't

What the Iran nuclear deal means – and what it doesn't
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. So there's now a real plan to sort out Iran's nuclear programme. What about all its other problems?
Date:
16/07/2015

Next Generation Rail Conference 2015 recognises innovative railway research

Next Generation Rail Conference 2015 recognises innovative railway research
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Marcelo Blumenfeld Mendonca from the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education at the University of Birmingham won Best Poster for his research on New Metro Systems for 2050 at the Next Generation Rail Conference 2015.
Date:
16/07/2015

Publication of new volume on Codex Sinaiticus

Publication of new volume on Codex Sinaiticus
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A new volume of papers on Codex Sinaiticus is published this month, featuring contributions from ITSEE's Codex Sinaiticus Project team members.
Date:
15/07/2015

Greece: a Europe forged in one crisis may have laid the foundations for the next

Greece: a Europe forged in one crisis may have laid the foundations for the next
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Written by Dr George Kyris. What might feel like a victory this morning for eurozone leaders and lenders has only served to feed a eurosceptic beast.
Date:
14/07/2015

University Chancellor Named International Indian of the Year and Appointed President of UKCISA

University Chancellor Named International Indian of the Year and Appointed President of UKCISA
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Lord Karan Bilimoria of Chelsea, the Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, has been awarded the title of International Indian of the Year by India Link International, a magazine for Indian diaspora published in the UK. The award comes in the same week that he has been announced as the new President of the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA).
Date:
14/07/2015

Gregory Doran receives honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Birmingham

Gregory Doran receives honorary Doctorate of Letters from The University of Birmingham
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Gregory Doran, the artistic director of the Royal Shakespeare Company, receives an honorary Doctorate of Letters, in recognition of his theatrical career .
Date:
13/07/2015

Is Shakespeare hiding in Maofeng Mountain?

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The University of Birmingham is set to teach Chinese children about Shakespeare in a week-long summer camp at Maofeng Mountain, near Guangzhou in Guangdong province.
Date:
10/07/2015

Railway Research recognised at Next Generation Rail Conference 2015

Railway Research recognised at Next Generation Rail Conference 2015
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Heather Douglas from the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education at the University of Birmingham won Best Academic Research Presentation at the Next Generation Rail Conference 2015 last week (Wednesday 1 - Friday 3 July 2015).
Date:
10/07/2015

Congratulations to Dr Alba Fedeli

Congratulations to Dr Alba Fedeli
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Dr Alba Fedeli, based in ITSEE, was awarded her PhD in the graduation ceremony this afternoon.
Date:
10/07/2015

South Sudan's viability requires an honest answer to avert further disaster

South Sudan's viability requires an honest answer to avert further disaster
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. South Sudan's independence in 2011, which ended half a century of deadly conflict, was met with much praise. But a descent into civil war has led to dismay and suggests fresh thinking is required.
Date:
10/07/2015
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