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Doctoral Researchers Yearbook 2013

Doctoral Researchers Yearbook 2013
Description
The Yearbook showcases the innovative and cutting edge work of the Doctoral Researchers in the Schools of Business, Education, Government and Society and Social Policy. The quality of the research being undertaken within our Doctoral Research Community is outstanding and this Yearbook highlights the impressive scope, depth and breadth of the research being undertaken.
Date:
18/12/2013

Birmingham poet's portfolio career advice

Birmingham poet's portfolio career advice
Description
Jan Watts, Birmingham Poet Laureate 2011-12, delivered an insightful talk to College of Arts and Law postgraduates, detailing the trials and tribulations of a portfolio career in the arts.
Date:
13/12/2013

Perfectly presented posters

Perfectly presented posters
Description
The College of Arts and Law's postgraduate community presented their work in an innovative way this term, designing posters to describe their developing research.
Date:
13/12/2013

Enduring legacy of Mandela

Enduring legacy of Mandela
Description
Latest Birmingham perspective written by Dr Keith Shear.
Date:
12/12/2013

Erin Sullivan on 'In Our Time'

Erin Sullivan on 'In Our Time'
Description
Dr Erin Sullivan was on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time show on Radio 4, discussing Shakespeare's The Tempest
Date:
06/12/2013

Latest issue of Capitol Letters published

Latest issue of Capitol Letters published
Description
'Capitol Letters' is the termly newsletter of the Department of American and Canadian Studies at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
06/12/2013

Iran: this interim nuclear deal is far bigger than you think

Iran: this interim nuclear deal is far bigger than you think
Description
Professor Scott Lucas presents the latest Birmingham Brief, discussing the recent Iranian nuclear agreement
Date:
06/12/2013

Doctoral researchers hold lunchtime talks at the new library for the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences

Doctoral researchers hold lunchtime talks at the new library for the ESRC Festival of Social Sciences
Description
Doctoral researchers from the School of Psychology recently ran a public engagement event at the New Library in Birmingham city centre. This was organised as part of the ESRC festival of Social Sciences and involved a day of posters and interactive activities with members of the public in order to present and discuss research that is taking place at the University.
Date:
05/12/2013

Drew Longacre to conduct post-doctoral research in Helsinki

Drew Longacre to conduct post-doctoral research in Helsinki
Description
Drew Longacre invited to conduct post doctoral research on the Septuagint manuscripts of Exodus.
Date:
05/12/2013

Remembering the Kindertransport

Remembering the Kindertransport
Description
Dr Isabel Wollaston writes about the growing number of public memorials to the Kindertransport.
Date:
03/12/2013

Delusions and responsibility for action

Delusions and responsibility for action
Description
Professor Lisa Bortolotti is the author of the Birmingham Perspective on the Breivik case.
Date:
22/11/2013

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

Description
The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
22/11/2013

Two PhD Studentships Available for CREES Students

Two PhD Studentships Available for CREES Students
Description
The Centre for Russian and East European Studies invite applications from high-quality applicants for PhD study funded by our ESRC Doctoral Training Centre.
Date:
20/11/2013

Will Pope Francis' Church respond to new dynamic?

Will Pope Francis' Church respond to new dynamic?
Description
Emeritus Professor Hugh McLeod quoted in an article in the Irish Examiner.
Date:
20/11/2013

ITSEE at SBL 2013

ITSEE at SBL 2013
Description
ITSEE presentations at the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting in 2013 and an invitation to the University of Birmingham breakfast.
Date:
19/11/2013

Grant awarded to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first Kindertransport arriving in the UK

Grant awarded to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first Kindertransport arriving in the UK
Description
Grant award for Dr Isabel Wollaston and Dr Rose Whyman
Date:
19/11/2013

What global ethics can do and why it matters

What global ethics can do and why it matters
Description
Professor Heather Widdows gives a lecture at the official launch of the Ghent Centre for Global Studies.
Date:
18/11/2013

Mazak Trip – Student Activities

Description
Second year mechanical engineering students were invited to visit the Mazak European Technology Centre in November. The purpose of their visit was to enhance Mazak-student involvement through industry placements, machinery loans and Formula Student support to name a few.
Date:
14/11/2013

HIT Team Update – Outings, Surveys and Hexacopters

HIT Team Update – Outings, Surveys and Hexacopters
Description
Staff and students from the Human Interface Technologies Team have taken to the road again, this time to test a new piece of technology designed to improve the quality of information obtained when conducting surveys of historical sites.
Date:
14/11/2013

Citizen Reader

Citizen Reader
Description
A video of Dr Danielle Fuller's talk as part of the Book to the Future Festival 2013.
Date:
13/11/2013
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