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Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel

Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel
Description
Professor Karin Barber's book 'Print Culture and the First Yoruba Novel' has won the Paul Hair Prize for "the best critical edition or translation into English of primary source materials on Africa".
Date:
03/12/2013

Birmingham launches new Centre in Physical Sciences for Health

Description
The University of Birmingham is among 24 UK universities to receive a share of £350 million announced by Universities and Science Minister, David Willetts, today (22 November).
Date:
22/11/2013

Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past

Innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of Ghana's past
Description
Dr Kate Skinner (DASA) and Dr Wilson Yayoh (University of Cape Coast) convened a four-day workshop in Ghana on the theme of innovation and inter-disciplinarity in the study of that country's past.
Date:
20/11/2013

ITSEE at SBL 2013

ITSEE at SBL 2013
Description
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

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning
Description
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

Saudi links

Description
TSRC Deputy Director John Mohan was an invited speaker at a workshop on managing non-profit organisations, at the King Fahd University, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, in November.
Date:
14/11/2013

Major £15 million gift to the University of Birmingham enables creation of Forest Research Institute

Description
A new Institute for Forest Research will be established by the University of Birmingham to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands, and the resilience of trees to pests and diseases, thanks to a transformational gift of £15 million.
Date:
13/11/2013

Major £15 million gift to the University of Birmingham enables creation of Forest Research Institute

Description
A new Institute for Forest Research will be established by the University of Birmingham to study the impact of climate and environmental change on woodlands, and the resilience of trees to pests and diseases, thanks to a transformational gift of £15 million.
Date:
07/11/2013

Birmingham Business School Academic visits Brazil to promote sustainable development in the Amazon

Description
Dr Pamela Robinson recently visited Brazil to engage and debate with a number of interested parties that are focused on promoting sustainable development in the Amazon.
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

University of Birmingham joins UK government delegation in China

Description
In conjunction with the governments' trade trip to China, a number of our academics were asked to comment on the UK's varying industry links with China.
Date:
23/10/2013

Cadbury Fellowships 2014

Cadbury Fellowships 2014
Description
The department invites applications from early-career researchers who are based in African institutions and wish to spend a period of ten weeks with us discussing and developing the results of their primary research.
Date:
21/10/2013

Maori remains make the long journey to their ancestral home

Description
A collection of Maori skeletal remains and a tattooed Maori head discovered at the University of Birmingham were handed back to New Zealand in a spiritual ceremony on Friday.
Date:
18/10/2013

College welcomes Distance Learning PhD students

College welcomes Distance Learning PhD students
Description
CAL welcomes its 2013 Distance Learning PhD students as part of the University's welcome week.
Date:
15/10/2013

University of Birmingham in arts and humanities research partnership

Description
Six of the region's universities, including the University of Birmingham, are to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership to create a centre for excellence for a new generation of arts and humanities researchers.
Date:
15/10/2013

University of Birmingham joins UK government delegation in China to boost research and development

Description
The University of Birmingham's Pro-Vice-Chancellor Professor Edward Peck will join a UK government delegation led by Minister of State for Universities and Science, David Willetts, on a high profile trade visit to Shenzhen and Guangzhou.
Date:
15/10/2013

Publication of theses by Dr W.J. Elliott

Publication of theses by Dr W.J. Elliott
Description
Online publication of "An examination of von Soden's Ib2 group of manuscripts" (1969) and "An examination of von Soden's Ib1 group of manuscripts (Acts and Catholic Episltes only)" (1974) by Dr W.J. Elliott in the University of Birmingham Institutional Repository.
Date:
14/10/2013

Talk by Professor D.C. Parker

Talk by Professor D.C. Parker
Description
David Parker to speak at the University's "Book to the Future" festival in October 2013 on "The World's Oldest Bible: How Technology Shapes Belief".
Date:
07/10/2013

New post for Dr Christina Kreinecker

New post for Dr Christina Kreinecker
Description
ITSEE Research Fellow Christina Kreinecker appointed as Assistant Professor of Biblical Studies at the University of Salzburg.
Date:
01/10/2013

Doctoral Researcher at Birmingham Business School wins 'Best PhD Paper'

Description
A Doctoral Researcher from Birmingham Business School was recently awarded at an international event focussing on high performance manufacturing from a global perspective.
Date:
25/09/2013
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