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Stop the drama: Italy's referendum outcome will not lead to the break-up of the EU

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In the aftermath of Italy's referendum and of Matteo Renzi's resignation, a new government has taken office in Italy, led by former FM Paolo Gentiloni. What does the future hold for Italy and for the EU? Reflecting on media coverage of the referendum, Daniele Albertazzi takes issue with the hyperbole that has characterised much of the commentary, arguing that in spite of the country's many problems, Italy is still capable of holding a referendum without bringing the whole European edifice down.
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15/12/2016

Birmingham joins Chinese partners to launch Shakespeare Centre in China

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Experts from the University of Birmingham have joined Nanjing University and Phoenix Publishing & Media Group to launch a ground-breaking collaboration that will help to broaden the appeal of Shakespeare in China.
Date:
15/12/2016

Birmingham legal expert awarded one of Ghana's top honours

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A world-renowned legal expert at the University of Birmingham has received one of the highest honours of the Republic of Ghana.
Date:
15/12/2016

Birmingham Education Fellowship

Birmingham Education Fellowship
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Dr Suganthi John receives her Birmingham Education Fellowship award at the Teaching Academy Awards dinner, 13 December 2016.
Date:
15/12/2016

New Joint Directorship for Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research

New Joint Directorship for Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research
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The University of Birmingham has appointed two new Directors to lead the Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research. Dr Paul Norman, Director of Postgraduate Programmes for the Birmingham Centre for Nuclear Education and Research and Dr Joe Hriljac, Director of Postgraduate Admissions at the University of Birmingham, will lead a collaborative team to help develop nuclear expertise.
Date:
14/12/2016

Call for papers - Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective

Call for papers -  Everyday Empires:Trans-Imperial Circulations in a Multi-Disciplinary Perspective
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Call for papers for a two day exploring the ways in which empire was lived through commonplace things, spaces, and decisions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
Date:
12/12/2016

The engineering gap

The engineering gap
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A recent BBC article on the engineering gap highlighted that women make up around just 8% of engineers in the UK. The Department of Electronic, Electrical and Systems Engineering at Birmingham is committed to providing a thriving environment in which female engineers can achieve their potential and advance their careers within the field of engineering.
Date:
09/12/2016

Andrew Mitchell, MP Debates the Syrian Crisis

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The Middle East Politics Research Group and POLSIS hosted a talk by Andrew Mitchell, MP, on the Syrian crisis.
Date:
08/12/2016

Teaching excellence awarded at the University of Birmingham

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Two lecturers from the University of Birmingham have been awarded National Teaching Fellowships, the most prestigious individual awards for excellence in teaching in higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016

£4.5m to help disadvantaged pupils in the West Midlands enter higher education

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Aimhigher West Midlands has secured £4.5 million from the Higher Education Funding Council England's (HEFCE) National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) to help students from disadvantaged backgrounds access higher education.
Date:
08/12/2016
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