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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - June 2015

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Large Hadron Collider and more...
Date:
09/06/2015

Detecting the onset of leprosy before nerve damage occurs

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New research could help improve the lives of thousands of leprosy sufferers worldwide by detecting the disease long before it manifests as skin lesions. Peripheral nerve damage is the hallmark of leprosy pathology, but its origins had remained unclear until now.
Date:
09/06/2015

Guardian League Tables 2016

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Mechanical Engineering at Birmingham has risen from 13th to 6th in the Guardian League Table 2016.
Date:
08/06/2015

Ambassador opens Mexican cultural festival at Birmingham

Ambassador opens Mexican cultural festival at Birmingham
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His Excellency (H. E.) Diego Gómez Pickering, Mexican Ambassador to the United Kingdom, will officially open a cultural festival at the University of Birmingham today (Friday 5 June). MEX/BHX: Mexico in Birmingham marks this year's status as the Year of Mexico in the UK and celebrates Mexican culture and research through exhibitions, lectures, film and food.
Date:
05/06/2015

The James Shirley Marathon

The James Shirley Marathon
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Every June, members of The Shakespeare Institute read aloud, in chronological order, the complete dramatic canon of a sixteenth- or early seventeenth-century playwright. This year we turn to James Shirley.
Date:
04/06/2015

Benedetta Rossi to give Evans–Pritchard Lectures

Benedetta Rossi to give Evans–Pritchard Lectures
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Dr Benedetta Rossi has been invited to give the Evans-Pritchard Lectures at All Souls College, Oxford, on the topic of 'Slavery and Emancipation in Twentieth Century Africa.'
Date:
04/06/2015

Jason Rezaian trial: journalists cannot expect justice in Iran

Jason Rezaian trial: journalists cannot expect justice in Iran
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. The trial of an American journalist in Iran was a craven farce – and a reminder of the brutality with which Tehran still treats journalists.
Date:
03/06/2015

LHC experiments are back in business at a new record energy

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Geneva, 03 June, 2015. Birmingham physicists eagerly await results as CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC) starts to deliver physics data today for the first time in 27 months.
Date:
03/06/2015

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation - 13-17 April 2015

Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation - 13-17 April 2015
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The 2015 programme focused on how diplomats and negotiators can better develop empathy and trust through face-to-face encounters, and how this approach can lead to greater levels of success in transforming global conflicts. The programme examined a number of historical and contemporary examples of successful (and unsuccessful) face-to-face diplomatic encounters. In doing so, it explored the psychological context of how individuals signal intention, detect deception and assess the trustworthiness (or otherwise) of their diplomatic counterparts.
Date:
03/06/2015

Cultural festival celebrates the Year of Mexico in the UK.

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To mark the Year of Mexico in the UK the University of Birmingham is hosting MEX/BHX: Mexico in Birmingham celebrating Mexican culture and research through exhibitions, lectures, film and food.
Date:
29/05/2015
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