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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

Description
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

Delusion: doxasticity, rationality and normativity

Delusion: doxasticity, rationality and normativity
Description
Doctoral researcher Rachel Gunn examines the nature of delusions.
Date:
08/05/2014

EPS in the media - May 2014

Description
Higgs Boson, jelly fuel cells and black holes and more...
Date:
08/05/2014

Industry-led campaign launched by the Chancellor to inspire more young people to study maths and physics

Description
At the launch of a new campaign to boost participation in science, technology, engineering and maths (the 'STEM' subjects) at school and beyond, the government today (7 May 2014) welcomed over 170 leading businesses and institutions offering over 2,000 jobs and apprenticeships.The campaign – called 'Your Life' – was launched by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, the Rt. Hon. George Osborne MP, and leading entrepreneurs and organisations, including the University of Birmingham.
Date:
07/05/2014

Dr Simon Cotton receives British Empire Medal

Description
Dr Simon Cotton, an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry received the award of the British Empire Medal for his services to Chemistry and Education
Date:
01/05/2014

IDD Guest Seminar Series 2013-14

IDD Guest Seminar Series 2013-14
Description
The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the autumn term which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone. Listen to the latest podcasts from our recent events.
Date:
29/04/2014

EPS in the media - April 2014

Description
Recovering platinum from road dust, nuclear waste, and chocolate being the secret to happiness.
Date:
08/04/2014

Oxford Journals Article prize for Best Paper

Oxford Journals Article prize for Best Paper
Description
Our late colleague Francesca Carnevali was co-winner of a prize for the best paper published in Enterprise and Society in 2013.
Date:
02/04/2014

Vikings: life and legend

Vikings: life and legend
Description
Dr Chris Callow is curating a series of films as part of the British Museum's exhibition.
Date:
28/03/2014

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

Description
Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK's economy received a further boost today. Twenty two new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP. The University of Birmingham will host one of these of new centres in the area of Formulation Engineering.
Date:
28/03/2014

MA Modern British Studies

MA Modern British Studies
Description
Drs Christopher Moores and Matt Houlbrook discuss the MA Modern British Studies. This new course is available for 2014 entry.
Date:
27/03/2014

Belief and the Great War

Belief and the Great War
Description
A new article by Dr Michael Snape for the Voices of War and Peace website.
Date:
27/03/2014

Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award
Description
Iain Law from Philosophy wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014

Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award
Description
Deryn Guest from Theology and Religion wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014

New First World War community research centre opens at the University of Birmingham

Description
The University of Birmingham will tomorrow (Friday) launch a centre dedicated to supporting public projects relating to the First World War. It is one of five First World War 'Engagement Centres' around the UK, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
20/03/2014

Feminist Philosophy Reading Group

Feminist Philosophy Reading Group
Description
This week, Doctoral Researcher Sarah-Louise Johnson discusses the feminist philosophy reading group at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
17/03/2014

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology
Description
This Department of African Studies and Anthropology is advertising for a three-year teaching appointment. The candidate should preferably be an anthropologist (although suitably qualified applicants in other disciplines will be considered) with expertise on any region of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Date:
17/03/2014
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