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Robots that learn from experience

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Specialist robots will learn how to act intelligently in real-world environments, supporting security guards or care home assistants, in a multi-million Euro project.
Date:
27/08/2013

Eurozone exiting the recession and its implications for the Midlands

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Dr Michel Goyer recently featured on BBC Radio Coventry and Warwickshire, discussing the Eurozone coming out of recession and its implications for the Midlands.
Date:
23/08/2013

'Better detection' for Alzheimer's and cancers

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A new chemical discovery will lead to better monitoring and treatment for cancers and degenerative diseases, according to latest research by scientists.
Date:
22/08/2013

Shakespeare Institute collaborates in 'Civic Shakespeare' symposia in Verona and Weimar

Shakespeare Institute collaborates in 'Civic Shakespeare' symposia in Verona and Weimar
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Faculty members from the Shakespeare Institute participated in two European symposium events co-organized with colleagues based at the University of Verona, at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust, at Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich, and at Ca'Foscari university in Venice.
Date:
20/08/2013

New PhD on Family 13 in John

New PhD on Family 13 in John
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New PhD thesis on Family 13 in St John's Gospel by ITSEE student Jac Perrin
Date:
19/08/2013

Postgraduate Search! videos

Postgraduate Search! videos
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Dr David Cheetham and Professor Heather Widdows recently took part in some interview with Postgraduate Search! about the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion and the range of opportunities it offers for postgraduate students.
Date:
30/07/2013

Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Birmingham

Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Birmingham
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DASA signs a Memorandum of Understanding between the University of Cape Coast and the University of Birmingham to facilitates exchanges of staff and students across a range of subjects at the two institutions.
Date:
30/07/2013

Vetus Latina Iohannes: publication of second fascicle

Vetus Latina Iohannes: publication of second fascicle
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A new edition of the earliest Latin versions of the Gospel according to John: the second installment contains John 4:49-9:41.
Date:
23/07/2013

New book on biblical quotations

New book on biblical quotations
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New book co-edited by Dr Hugh Houghton with papers from the Seventh Birmingham Colloquium on the Textual Criticism of the New Testament
Date:
22/07/2013

International Collaboration map

International Collaboration map
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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

Weighing up the real value of the G8 summit

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It is easy to be cynical over the value of summits such as the G8 meeting recently concluded in Northern Ireland. After all, this year's meeting was preceded by the erection of fake shop fronts in Northern Ireland to disguise empty businesses, and when Birmingham played host in 1998 the city council sprayed the grass verges green.
Date:
25/06/2013

New article by Dr Catherine Smith

New article by Dr Catherine Smith
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ITSEE Research Fellow Catherine Smith has a new open-access article in the International Journal of Corpus Linguistics.
Date:
18/06/2013

Medieval leprosy genomes reveal insights into the history of the disease

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An international team led by the University of Tübingen and Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, including scientists at the University of Birmingham (UK), have found that the leprosy bacillus has not changed dramatically during the past millennium, according to research published today (13 June 2013) in the journal Science.
Date:
13/06/2013

Cosmic giants shed new light on dark matter

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Astronomers at the University of Birmingham, Academica Sinica in Taiwan, and the Kavli Institute of Physics and Mathematics of the Universe in Japan, have found new evidence that the mysterious dark matter that pervades our universe behaves as predicted by the 'cold dark matter' theory known as 'CDM'.
Date:
13/06/2013

Read around the world with Birmingham at Hay

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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

DASA celebrates African newspapers

DASA celebrates African newspapers
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Dr Rotimi Fasan has writen an article about his experience as a Cadbury Fellow for the Vanguard Nigerian newspaper.
Date:
22/05/2013

New e-voting system to flag up coercion

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SAN FRANCISCO – University of Birmingham (UK) computer scientists have devised an e-voting system that can identify and monitor any votes that could have taken place under coercion, they announced at the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy on 21 May 2013.
Date:
21/05/2013

Salt consumption in India: the need for data to initiate population-based prevention efforts

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International researchers are studying the salt intake of Indian adults to provide vital new data to aid the development of a national salt reduction strategy.
Date:
17/05/2013

Birmingham joins 'The Conversation' as founding partner

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The University of Birmingham has committed support to a new independent news and commentary website produced by academics and journalists, which launches in the UK today.
Date:
16/05/2013
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