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Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

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Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
29/01/2014

Congratulations to Edgar Ebojo, PhD

Congratulations to Edgar Ebojo, PhD
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Congratulations to Edgar Ebojo on the award of his PhD on Chester Beatty Papyrus II (P46)
Date:
28/01/2014

Charlotte Hempel wins a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship

Charlotte Hempel wins a Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship
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This innovative study is part of an emerging field of research known as 'Religious Experience' that seeks to recover the phenomenal experience of religion.
Date:
24/01/2014

Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series

Birmingham Great War Centenary Lecture Series
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To commemorate the centenary of the First World War, the University of Birmingham's Centre for War Studies is delighted to announce a series of lectures by distinguished international historians on important themes to do with the conflict.
Date:
20/01/2014

House of Lords Action on Rheumatoid Arthritis

House of Lords Action on Rheumatoid Arthritis
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Professor Karim Raza presents at a House of Lords summit on increasing public awareness of Rheumatoid Arthritis.
Date:
16/01/2014

Antibacterial Handwash: Useful, or a Potential Risk?

Antibacterial Handwash: Useful, or a Potential Risk?
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Dr Mark Webber provides expert opinion on BBC World News
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16/01/2014

FIRST LEGO League competition

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How do we protect ourselves from natural disasters? How do we rebuild communities struck by natural disasters? These are the subjects of the 2013/2014 Nature's Fury challenge set for 9 to 16 year olds by the FIRST LEGO League.
Date:
08/01/2014

New book on education and social justice

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Dr Paul Warmington has contributed a chapter to a new international collection of writing on education and social justice published by Routledge
Date:
07/01/2014

80 school children build robots to tackle global challenges at FIRST LEGO League competition

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How do we protect ourselves from natural disasters? How do we rebuild communities struck by natural disasters? These are the subjects of the 2013/2014 Nature's Fury challenge set for 9 to 16 year olds by the FIRST LEGO League.
Date:
07/01/2014

Shakespeare Institute students wow Royal Shakespeare Thetre

Shakespeare Institute students wow Royal Shakespeare Thetre
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If you could ask Shakespeare one thing, what would it be? Building on this question, the MA Shakespeare and Creativity students at the Shakespeare Institute scripted an assessed creative project called Shakespeare UnBard which mounted in a performance at the Royal Shakespeare Theatre last Friday.
Date:
20/12/2013

Scriptural reasoning and the meeting of Abrahamic faiths: an aesthetic politics of religions

Scriptural reasoning and the meeting of Abrahamic faiths: an aesthetic politics of religions
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Dr David Cheetham will be giving an open lecture at the Al-Maktoum College, Dundee on 21 January 2014.
Date:
20/12/2013

Sayyid Qutb: From Liberalism to Fundamentalism, a reading of some selected literary works

Sayyid Qutb: From Liberalism to Fundamentalism, a reading of some selected literary works
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Dr Haifaa Jawad will be giving an open lecture at the Al-Maktoum College, Dundee on 27 March 2014.
Date:
20/12/2013

CMR1900 newsletter

CMR1900 newsletter
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Issue 1 of the CMR1900 newsletter. This newsletter aims to keep you up to date on events relating to the CMR1900 and associated projects and events.
Date:
20/12/2013

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

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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:
19/12/2013

Doctoral Researcher Helen Whittle interviewed for BBC Wales

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A final year Forensic Psychology doctoral research student was recently interviewed for a news piece aired on BBC Wales and BBC radio 4.
Date:
19/12/2013

International Collaboration map

International Collaboration map
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The College of Social Sciences is proud of its extensive links with universities and other strategic partners throughout the world. Through our network of global partnerships, we engage in a wide range of activities including staff and student exchange and collaboration in research and teaching.
Date:
19/12/2013

Business School finalists present their PhD research in the 2013 Birmingham Three Minute Thesis competition

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The 2013 University of Birmingham Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition featured two finalists from Birmingham Business School.
Date:
18/12/2013

Doctoral Researchers Yearbook 2013

Doctoral Researchers Yearbook 2013
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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
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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
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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
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