Research news

December 2013

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Professor Felix Schmid was interviewed by the Independent for an article on HS2. Dr Shishir Nagaraja was quoted in a Washington Post feature on one of the most hacked places in the world, and more.
Date:
03/12/2013

Ukraine's East-West Dilemma Evokes Century-Old Memories

Ukraine's East-West Dilemma Evokes Century-Old Memories
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Dr Klaus Richter quoted in an article about the Ukraine's stalled drive to the West
Date:
25/11/2013

Delusions and responsibility for action

Delusions and responsibility for action
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Professor Lisa Bortolotti is the author of the Birmingham Perspective on the Breivik case.
Date:
22/11/2013

Women, Islam and Resistance in the Arab World

Women, Islam and Resistance in the Arab World
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New book by Haifaa Jawad and Maria Holt.
Date:
20/11/2013

Will Pope Francis' Church respond to new dynamic?

Will Pope Francis' Church respond to new dynamic?
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Emeritus Professor Hugh McLeod quoted in an article in the Irish Examiner.
Date:
20/11/2013

ITSEE at SBL 2013

ITSEE at SBL 2013
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ITSEE presentations at the Society of Biblical Literature annual meeting in 2013 and an invitation to the University of Birmingham breakfast.
Date:
19/11/2013

Grant awarded to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first Kindertransport arriving in the UK

Grant awarded to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the first Kindertransport arriving in the UK
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Grant award for Dr Isabel Wollaston and Dr Rose Whyman
Date:
19/11/2013

New Staff in Chemical Engineering, July–November 2013

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A round-up of new Chemical Engineering faculty July-November 2013.
Date:
18/11/2013

What global ethics can do and why it matters

What global ethics can do and why it matters
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Professor Heather Widdows gives a lecture at the official launch of the Ghent Centre for Global Studies.
Date:
18/11/2013

Mazak Trip – Student Activities

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Second year mechanical engineering students were invited to visit the Mazak European Technology Centre in November. The purpose of their visit was to enhance Mazak-student involvement through industry placements, machinery loans and Formula Student support to name a few.
Date:
14/11/2013

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning
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Following the continued success of our PhD by distance learning, we are very pleased to announce that this mode of study will also be available for our MA by Research programmes from January 2014.
Date:
14/11/2013

Citizen Reader

Citizen Reader
Description
A video of Dr Danielle Fuller's talk as part of the Book to the Future Festival 2013.
Date:
13/11/2013

Crossroads in African Studies conference report

Crossroads in African Studies conference report
Description
A report on the international conference 'Crossroads in African Studies', which took place on 4-6 September 2013 at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/11/2013

Exhibition of Islamic Calligraphy at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery

Exhibition of Islamic Calligraphy at Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Description
An exhibition of Islamic calligraphy, including material from the Mingana Collection also available in the VMR.
Date:
13/11/2013

Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Fundamentality

Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Fundamentality
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A video of highlights from the recent workshop on fundamentality featuring talks by Mark Jago and Kit Fine
Date:
06/11/2013

November 2013

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Dr Graham P Smith talks about our new telescope which is available to the public, Professor Kai Bongs briefs us on Quantum technology: iSensing the underworld and Michael Grove asks Engineering: skills or qualifications? And more...
Date:
05/11/2013

Black Country History Day 2013

Black Country History Day 2013
Description
A report from the Black Country Bugle.
Date:
04/11/2013

Dr Jonathan Boff interviewed on BBC Radio West Midlands

Dr Jonathan Boff interviewed on BBC Radio West Midlands
Description
Jonathan talked to James Whale on the Adrian Goldberg show about the University's plans to mark the Centenary of the First World War
Date:
31/10/2013

Teaching Shakespeare and the Big Stuff

Teaching Shakespeare and the Big Stuff
Description
A video of Professor Ewan Fernie's talk at the Book to the Future Festival 2013.
Date:
29/10/2013

Birmingham: the great working city

Birmingham: the great working city
Description
Professor Carl Chinn recently gave a talk on the history of Birmingham as part of the Book to the Future festival.
Date:
29/10/2013
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