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Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2014

Description
From small nuclear reactors to the science of the sun and more...
Date:
17/07/2014

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Lecture Series Grant

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation Lecture Series Grant
Description
Shirley Ye wins a lecture series grant with the aim of stimulating institutional interest to expand China studies beyond History.
Date:
11/07/2014

The little Orange Book that put the Lib Dems in the big leagues

The little Orange Book that put the Lib Dems in the big leagues
Description
Dr Matthew Francis writes an article for the Conversation about a little-known book which had a profound effect on British politics.
Date:
04/07/2014

Funded PhD Studentship: Cybersecurity

Funded PhD Studentship: Cybersecurity
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) invites applications for a 3-year studentship to undertake a PhD within the area of Cybersecurity and global politics.
Date:
19/06/2014

3-year PhD Studentships available in the ICCS

3-year PhD Studentships available in the ICCS
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) was recently awarded a major grant to develop a new research stream in social neuroscience and international security, building on its vibrant research culture in the fields of trust and cooperation. As part of this project, the ICCS is seeking to appoint a series of new posts, including two new PhD studentships in the areas of Cybersecurity and Social Neuroscience and Security.
Date:
19/06/2014

Funded PhD Studentship: Social Neuroscience and Security

Funded PhD Studentship: Social Neuroscience and Security
Description
The Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security (ICCS) invites applications for a 3-year studentship to undertake a PhD within the area of Social Neuroscience and Security.
Date:
19/06/2014

Research profile: Dr Huw Macartney

Research profile: Dr Huw Macartney
Description
Dr Huw Macartney is a political economist whose work is broadly concerned with the politics of banking and financial services. Huw's current research focuses on two big themes: UK and European banking reform following the global financial crisis; and depoliticisation and its relationship to the Eurozone debt crisis.
Date:
19/06/2014

Research profile: Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler

Research profile: Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler
Description
Professor Nicholas J. Wheeler is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation, and Security at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/06/2014

Research profile: Dr Christalla Yakinthou

Research profile: Dr Christalla Yakinthou
Description
Dr Christalla Yakinthou is a political scientist specialising in conflict transformation in deeply divided and post-war countries. She has specific expertise in transitional justice, conflict within societies, and constitutional design.
Date:
19/06/2014

Research profile: Professor Stefan Wolff

Research profile: Professor Stefan Wolff
Description
A political scientist by background, Professor Stefan Wolff specialises in the management of contemporary security challenges, especially in the prevention and settlement of ethnic conflicts and civil wars and in post-conflict state-building in deeply divided and war-torn societies.
Date:
19/06/2014

Clark Lecture 2014: Steve Yianni, Chief Executive, Transport Systems Catapult Ltd

Description
The fifth instalment of the School of Civil Engineering's annual Clark Lecture was this year delivered by Steve Yianni, Chief Executive at Transport Systems Catapult Ltd.
Date:
18/06/2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014
Description
Conference report and videos.
Date:
17/06/2014

Birmingham shortlisted for National College for High Speed Rail

Birmingham shortlisted for National College for High Speed Rail
Description
Birmingham is one of four locations across the country to have been shortlisted to become the home of the National College for High Speed Rail. The new College 'hub' and a number of 'spokes' based across the country will provide training to the next generation of engineers working on the HS2 project and beyond.
Date:
13/06/2014

EPS in the media - June 2014

Description
Robots, molecules have no morals and more
Date:
10/06/2014

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment
Description
Professor Mike Robinson will lead a one day course on 26 June 2014 for English Heritage. The course is aimed at teachers of GCE and GCSE Business, Leisure and Tourism, Travel and Tourism and Applied Business and forms part of the OCR Professional Development Programme.
Date:
05/06/2014

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell

Bourne-Simkins Prize awarded to Andy Powell
Description
Howard Rosen presented the Bourne-Simkins Prize to Andy Powell for the best dissertation.
Date:
27/05/2014

Dr Chris Laoutaris on Newstalk Radio

Dr Chris Laoutaris on Newstalk Radio
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris talked about his new book on The Moncrief Show, Newstalk Radio.
Date:
20/05/2014

Birmingham Business School joins the elite of global business schools

Birmingham Business School joins the elite of global business schools
Description
Birmingham Business School has been awarded accreditation by the AACSB, confirming its place in the top elite of global business schools and securing the gold standard of 'triple-crown' accreditation.
Date:
16/05/2014

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers

History and climate change: what have we learnt? - call for papers
Description
We invite 20-25 minute contributions from scholars, activists, policy-makers and members of the public for the Rescue!History workshop to be held on 8 November 2014.
Date:
14/05/2014

Dr Pamela Robinson features on BBC radio discussing halal meat and food labelling

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Dr Robinson featured on BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC WM recently, discussing the issue of food labelling in supermarkets with regards to halal meat.
Date:
12/05/2014
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