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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

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
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