Research news

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

Reprint of papers from First Birmingham Colloquium

Reprint of papers from First Birmingham Colloquium
Description
The first volume of Texts and Studies, Third Series, edited by David Taylor, is being republished by Gorgias Press fourteen years after it first appeared.
Date:
23/10/2013

The Fage Lecture 2013: African Economic History in the Longue Durée from a Global Perspective

The Fage Lecture 2013: African Economic History in the Longue Durée from a Global Perspective
Description
The first Fage Lecture a double lecture delivered by Professor Anthony G. Hopkins and Professor Gareth Austin, followed by a response by Professor Robin Law.
Date:
18/10/2013

The Fage Lecture 2013: African Economic History in the Longue Durée from a Global Perspective

The Fage Lecture 2013: African Economic History in the Longue Durée from a Global Perspective
Description
The first Fage Lecture a double lecture delivered by Professor Anthony G. Hopkins and Professor Gareth Austin, followed by a response by Professor Robin Law.
Date:
21/09/2013

Prof Ian Henderson on Dara O'Briain's Science Club

Prof Ian Henderson on Dara O'Briain's Science Club
Description
Professor Ian Henderson is a guest on Dara O'Briain's Science Club discussing microbes in the intestines
Date:
30/08/2013

Blog: Reflecting on the doctoral take-over

Blog: Reflecting on the doctoral take-over
Description
Over the last ten days the INLOGOV blog has reflected some of the great talent we currently have within our PhD cohort. INLOGOV has 28 students, a quarter of which are part time and working in public service. We like to think this gives a distinct flavour to our programme. The blog over recent days profiled some of the great work among current students and reflections from previous INLOGOV graduates of our doctoral programme.
Date:
19/07/2013

CREES celebrates its 50th anniversary at the Annual Conference in Windsor Great Park

CREES celebrates its 50th anniversary at the Annual Conference in Windsor Great Park
Description
The Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) is 50 years old this year. To mark the occasion the department held an expanded annual conference at Cumberland Lodge.
Date:
18/07/2013

International Collaboration map

International Collaboration map
Description
The College of Social Sciences is proud of its extensive links with universities and other strategic partners throughout the world. Through our network of global partnerships, we engage in a wide range of activities including staff and student exchange and collaboration in research and teaching.
Date:
15/07/2013

Blog: The impact factor

Blog: The impact factor
Description
Katherine Tonkiss completed her PhD in 2012, and is now a Research Fellow at INLOGOV. Her first book, Migration and Identity in a Post-national World, will be published later this year with Palgrave Macmillan. Her research interests are focused on the changing nature of migration, citizenship and democracy in a globalising world, the local experience of such transformations, and the intersection between normative and empirical research.
Date:
12/07/2013

Alumni news: A profile of William Lane Craig

Alumni news: A profile of William Lane Craig
Description
A profile of William Lane Craig who studies for his PhD at Birmingham under the supervision of Professor John Hick
Date:
05/07/2013

Our Africa - alumni magazine 2013

Our Africa - alumni magazine 2013
Description
The latest edition of our alumni magazine is now available featuring research, events, student experiences and much more.
Date:
05/07/2013

Holdsworth - Law alumni newsletter 2013

Holdsworth - Law alumni newsletter 2013
Description
The 2013 edition of our alumni newsletter had just been published. You can read it online here.
Date:
04/07/2013

Read around the world with Birmingham at Hay

Description
From the world's oldest Bible, via the meaning of Hamlet's 'To be or not to be' soliloquy, to the burgeoning popularity of mass reading events; the past, present and future of literature come together in the University of Birmingham's exciting line-up of lectures at this year's Hay Festival.
Date:
22/05/2013

Ask the expert live chat with Diane Job

Description
On Friday 10th May Diane Job, Director of Library Services, discussed the University's new library in an #AskTheExpert Twitter session. Read the full transcript from the event.
Date:
21/05/2013

Dr Peter Gardner elected to become a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering

Description
Dr Peter Gardner, Reader in Microwave Engineering in the School of EECE, has been elected to the status of Fellow of the Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET), in recognition of sustained achievements within the profession.
Date:
09/05/2013

Project Open Day - a showcase of students work

Description
On Thursday 25th April the School of Electronic, Electrical and Computer Engineering held its annual Project Open Day which had nearly 50 visitors from industry looking at the work our students are doing.
Date:
29/04/2013

Discovering the gender of an unborn baby and giving him or her a name, may help fathers bond with their offspring.

Description
Dads who find out the sex of their unborn child and give him or her a name may find it easier to connect emotionally with their baby, a study conducted at the University of Birmingham has found.
Date:
24/04/2013

Show your support for autism by wearing blue

Description
More than one in 100 children are on the autism spectrum. This World Autism Awareness Day (Tuesday 2 April), you can help us give every child the best possible start in life with support for our groundbreaking research and wearing blue.
Date:
26/03/2013

University's historic clock tower turns red for Cure Leukaemia

Description
The University of Birmingham's historic clock tower (Old Joe) will be illuminated in red light this Thursday for Cure Leukaemia. Marking the end of the West Midlands Red Alert Appeal in partnership with BBC Radio WM 95.6 raising money for Cure Leukaemia, the University's 110 metre high clock tower will be one of a number of iconic buildings in the city to turn red for the campaign on 28 February 2013.
Date:
27/02/2013
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