Research news

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

£6000 Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration

Description
Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration: For the 2014/15 session up to 10 scholarships with a value of £6000 will be available, for students who wish to carry out research in railway applications.
Date:
12/03/2014

The ethics of abortion

The ethics of abortion
Description
Dr Jeremy Williams has written two articles on the ethics of abortion for the Saving Humans blog.
Date:
11/03/2014

Cooperation in the Contemporary World: University of Birmingham unveils latest MOOC

Cooperation in the Contemporary World: University of Birmingham unveils latest MOOC
Description
Experts from the the School of Government and Society including the International Development Department, Department of Political Science and International Studies and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at the University of Birmingham have introduced a free, open online course today offering a taste of higher education to learners worldwide. Registration is now live for this online course which is scheduled to start in May 2014.
Date:
10/03/2014

Modern British Studies working paper

Modern British Studies working paper
Description
The Centre for Modern British Studies has published a new working paper.
Date:
07/03/2014

EPS in the media - March 2014

Description
The sounds made by the Sun, how to protect yourself when GCHQ goes for your webcam and more...
Date:
04/03/2014

Civil Engineering newsletter 2014

Description
Read about the latest developments from around the School
Date:
04/03/2014

EPS in the media - February 2014

Description
A virtual reality version of a sunken submarine, the future of intelligent robotics, rail infrastructure, nuclear fusion and more...
Date:
28/02/2014

Can historical global churches maintain central authority or must they devolve?

Can historical global churches maintain central authority or must they devolve?
Description
Professor Allan Anderson recently took part in the latest Westminster Faith Debate in Whitehall, London.
Date:
27/02/2014

How Utopian can Political Philosophy be?

How Utopian can Political Philosophy be?
Description
Doctoral Researcher Ben Bessey discusses idealisation and the proper methodology of political philosophy.
Date:
21/02/2014

British Association for Jewish Studies appointment

British Association for Jewish Studies appointment
Description
Dr Charlotte Hempel has been elected to as President for the British Association for Jewish Studies.
Date:
19/02/2014

Distinguished Writers Coming to Edgbaston in February and March

Distinguished Writers Coming to Edgbaston in February and March
Description
Poetry-lovers are invited to come to the ongoing series of talks from renowned visiting writers hosted by the School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies. The next speaker, on 26 February, is the Scottish poet Kathleen Jamie.
Date:
06/02/2014

Saving humans by numbers

Saving humans by numbers
Description
Dr Jussi Suikkanen writes a series of articles for the Saving Humans blog.
Date:
05/02/2014

Military Structures and ranks

Military Structures and ranks
Description
New First World War article by Dr Jonathan Boff for the British Library.
Date:
03/02/2014

Centre for West Midlands History January newsletter

Centre for West Midlands History January newsletter
Description
Latest newsletter for friends of the Centre and those interested in the history of the Midlands.
Date:
31/01/2014
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