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Simon Godwin interviewed

Simon Godwin interviewed
Description
The director of the Royal Shakespeare Company's current much-acclaimed production of Hamlet, Simon Godwin, visits the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
20/06/2016

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville

Birmingham in the Congo: Birmingham research showcased at history festival in Brazzaville
Description
Dr Berny Sèbe, Senior Lecturer in Colonial and Postcolonial Studies, gave a keynote lecture at the third edition of the international history festival "Images & History" (Images & Histoire), which took place between 6 and 15 May in the capital of the Republic of the Congo.
Date:
17/06/2016

Exciting new staff appointments

Exciting new staff appointments
Description
The Department of Philosophy is building on recent successes in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
17/06/2016

The University of Birmingham and Nankai University agree research and teaching collaboration

Description
The University of Birmingham and Nankai University have signed a formal agreement to work together on research and teaching.
Date:
16/06/2016

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research
Description
African Studies and Anthropology at Birmingham has been ranked second among all Areas Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework, with no less than 44% of our research judged to be 'world-leading'.
Date:
16/06/2016

Railway PhD Student Wins Prestigious 2016 ERESS Award

Railway PhD Student Wins Prestigious 2016 ERESS Award
Description
Zhongbei Tian, PhD student at the Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education, University of Birmingham, won the prestigious 2016 European Partnership for Railway Energy Settlement Systems (ERESS) Award for Best Energy Efficiency Project for Railways and/or on Trains, hosted in Madrid, Spain on Wednesday 25 May 2016.
Date:
15/06/2016

BCRRE Hosts Mathematics in Railway Industry Workshop

BCRRE Hosts Mathematics in Railway Industry Workshop
Description
The Birmingham Centre for Railway Research and Education hosted a Mathematics in Railway Industry Workshop on Friday 6 May 2016 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
15/06/2016

MOOC - Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century

Description
CMAR member and Co-Director of the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre, Dr Warwick Dunn designed, developed and run a massive open online course (MOOCs for short) titled "Metabolomics: Understanding Metabolism in the 21st Century".
Date:
14/06/2016

Creative Writing ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017

Creative Writing ranked first in the Complete University Guide 2017
Description
Top league table performance for Creative Writing.
Date:
10/06/2016

Funding and finding films: British cinema and Brexit

Description
So many books with 'European cinema' in their titles have excellent chapters on Spanish, German, Italian, French and even British cinema, but say nothing about the subject that their covers promise. European cinema denies any hierarchy of its many languages, mixes and matches its stars and treats genres like play-doh.
Date:
09/06/2016
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