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Carly Thomas chosen as one of our Top 12 Alumni to watch

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The University's 300,000th student will graduate this summer and join our alumni community. To celebrate this occasion we asked staff and students for nominations for our 300,000th alumni and our Top 12 Alumni to watch. Final year Chemistry student Carly Thomas is one of those and we will be following her journey through her final months as a student and into graduate life.
Date:
24/03/2015

University of Birmingham speeds into the Big Bang Fair 2015

University of Birmingham speeds into the Big Bang Fair 2015
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The University of Birmingham and the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education attended the Big Bang Fair at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham on Wednesday 11 – Saturday 14 March 2015. The Big Bang Fair is the UK's largest celebration of science, technology, engineering and maths for young people, aiming to show students a variety of exciting and rewarding opportunities for successful careers in STEM subjects.
Date:
24/03/2015

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - March 2015

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From 'doing cold smarter' to Mars One Mission...
Date:
24/03/2015

Educating China's elderly to fight obesity in the young

Educating China's elderly to fight obesity in the young
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Academics from the University of Birmingham, UK are engaging with grandparents in China, to help tackle the increasing problem of obesity amongst Chinese children in a trailblazing public health programme.
Date:
24/03/2015

UK premiere of Sons and Daughters of the Alarde

UK premiere of Sons and Daughters of the Alarde
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As part of the Arts and Science Festival 2015 we were delighted to be able to screen the documentary Sons and Daughters of the Alarde (2013).
Date:
23/03/2015

Distinguished Leaders Series: Stephen Collins

Distinguished Leaders Series: Stephen Collins
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On 11 March Stephen Collins, Group Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at SG Hambros Bank Limited, delivered a guest lecture as part of Birmingham Business School's Distinguished Leaders Series. Stephen drew on his extensive experience to give an overview of what it takes to be an effective leader.
Date:
20/03/2015

European Philosophical Society for the Study of the Emotions (EPSSE)

European Philosophical Society for the Study of the Emotions (EPSSE)
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PhD student Isaura Peddis to present paper.
Date:
20/03/2015

Birmingham Business School students perform exceptionally in Hult Prize regional finals

Birmingham Business School students perform exceptionally in Hult Prize regional finals
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Top-tier schools have gone head to head in one of five regional finals of the world's largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton's Early Childhood Challenge.
Date:
19/03/2015

He's back – but the power struggle around Vladimir Putin continues behind the scenes

He's back – but the power struggle around Vladimir Putin continues behind the scenes
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Written by Dr Adrian Campbell. The apparent disappearance of Russian president Vladimir Putin between March 5 and 16 provoked a festival of Kremlinological speculation on a scale not seen since the temporary ousting of Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev in the abortive coup of 1991.
Date:
19/03/2015

CFP: Appointing Judges in an Age of Diversity: An International Conference on the JAC's 10th Anniversary

CFP: Appointing Judges in an Age of Diversity: An International Conference on the JAC's 10th Anniversary
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Call for papers (doctoral students). The Institute of Judicial Administration at the University of Birmingham is hosting an SLSA-funded workshop to mark the 10th anniversary of the Judicial Appointments Commission. Three slots in the schedule are reserved for presentations by postgraduate students
Date:
18/03/2015
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