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Social Work at Birmingham tops Russell Group in the NSS 2016

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Social Work at the University of Birmingham has had an impressive set of results from the latest National Student Survey (NSS 2016). We are ranked 1st in the Russell Group, outperforming a number of prestigious institutions, with a 97% student satisfaction rate.
Date:
10/08/2016

Education jumping for joy at NSS 2016 results

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We are thrilled that Education at Birmingham has been ranked 4th in the Russell Group, according to the National Student Survey 2016 (NSS 2016) – a jump of 43 places in the rankings.
Date:
10/08/2016

Birmingham students praise first-class teaching in latest national survey

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Students at the University of Birmingham have praised the quality of teaching and learning offered in the latest figures announced by the National Student Survey.
Date:
10/08/2016

Much ado about Shakespeare: UK hosts global Bard summit

Much ado about Shakespeare: UK hosts global Bard summit
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An article in The Guardian about the World Shakespeare Conference 2016, co-hosted by the Shakespeare Institute, the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, Shakespeare's Globe, the London Shakespeare Centre and King's College London.
Date:
03/08/2016

Birmingham and China State Grid unveil a joint lab on energy storage research

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The University of Birmingham and the Global Energy Interconnection Research Institute Europe (GEIRIEU) of State Grid Corporation of China (SGCC) have unveiled a Joint UoB-GEIRIEU Lab on Energy Storage Research.
Date:
02/08/2016

What did Europe mean to William Shakespeare?

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Shortly after the news of the referendum result, I heard some English politicians being interviewed on BBC radio. One of them remarked with apparent satisfaction that membership of the European Union had now been rejected by a majority of 'our countrymen.' Another, a woman, observed that the entire referendum campaign had been a very masculine affair, and pointed to her adversary's telling use of the word 'countrymen.' 'I'm sorry,' he replied, 'I have been reading the works of our national poet, and it must have affected my vocabulary.'
Date:
28/07/2016

What did Europe mean to William Shakespeare?

Description
Shortly after the news of the referendum result, I heard some English politicians being interviewed on BBC radio. One of them remarked with apparent satisfaction that membership of the European Union had now been rejected by a majority of 'our countrymen.' Another, a woman, observed that the entire referendum campaign had been a very masculine affair, and pointed to her adversary's telling use of the word 'countrymen.' 'I'm sorry,' he replied, 'I have been reading the works of our national poet, and it must have affected my vocabulary.'
Date:
28/07/2016

Macbeth Macbeth; Birmingham Shakespeare scholar creates new fiction inside the King's murder chamber

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University of Birmingham Shakespeare Institute scholar, Professor Ewan Fernie, of the Shakespeare Institute has co-authored a new work of fiction, Macbeth Macbeth, based on the Scottish play. The novel, by Fernie and Professor Simon Palfrey of the University of Oxford, is a response to Shakespeare's play that turns into its own entirely new work of fiction.
Date:
28/07/2016

International Shakespeare Scholars meet for 10th World Congress in London and Stratford Upon-Avon

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Over 800 Shakespeare scholars from more than 48 countries are gathering in Stratford Upon-Avon and London for the 10th World Shakespeare Congress, to explore and honour the Bard's work some 400 years after his death.
Date:
27/07/2016

Sport Policy Centre Hosts Olympian Workshop

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On Thursday 30th June 2016, the Sport Policy Centre at the University of Birmingham held a workshop for the Olympian Project entitled; 'Giving Voice to GB Olympians'.
Date:
25/07/2016
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