Research news

Funding strengthens UK-Rio research links

Funding strengthens UK-Rio research links
Description
The University of Birmingham and the University of Nottingham have a new funding agreement to work with leading research institutions in the Brazilian state of Rio de Janeiro. The agreement will initially support up to 10 collaborative research projects over two rounds of funding worth £340,000.
Date:
23/06/2014

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship

CBOMGS doctoral student awarded a British Academy Postdoctoral Fellowship
Description
Dr Daniel Reynolds, recent PhD graduate, awarded Fellowship for 'Forging the Christian Holy Land 300-1099' project.
Date:
19/06/2014

4th Basque, Catalan and Galician cinema season

4th Basque, Catalan and Galician cinema season
Description
Series of screenings at the Library of Birmingham.
Date:
18/06/2014

A celebration of Ottoman history at Birmingham

A celebration of Ottoman history at Birmingham
Description
An event to honour Rhoads Murphey on the occasion of his retirement.
Date:
17/06/2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014

The British Graduate Shakespeare Conference 2014
Description
Conference report and videos.
Date:
17/06/2014

How our forests are governed is not yet out of the woods

How our forests are governed is not yet out of the woods
Description
Dr Frank Uekotter (History) writes for The Conversation.
Date:
17/06/2014

Research poster conference 2014

Research poster conference 2014
Description
PhD student Rachel Gunn wins the best poster design award at the University's Research Poster Conference 2014.
Date:
12/06/2014

Postgraduate Biblical Studies conference programme announced

Postgraduate Biblical Studies conference programme announced
Description
The final programme has been announced for the University of Birmingham Postgraduate Biblical Studies Conference to be held on 2 July 2014.
Date:
11/06/2014

Michael Dobson on Richard III

Michael Dobson on Richard III
Description
The Director of the Shakespeare Institute discusses the relationship between Shakespeare's play and the real king in a new podcast from the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, DC.
Date:
11/06/2014

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action
Description
Doctoral researcher Lauren Traczykowski, discusses the ethics of intervention for natural disasters and opportunities for action.
Date:
10/06/2014

Dr Chris Laoutaris lectures at event to mark the opening of new exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Dr Chris Laoutaris lectures at event to mark the opening of new exhibition at the Palace of Holyroodhouse
Description
Dr Chris Laoutaris of The Shakespeare Institute gave a lecture with Yasmin Arshad, doctoral candidate at University College London, to mark the opening of the Queen's Gallery's new exhibition, 'In Fine Style: The Art of Tudor and Stuart Fashion', at the Palace of Holyroodhouse.
Date:
10/06/2014

Nuffield Council on Bioethics appointment

Nuffield Council on Bioethics appointment
Description
Professor Heather Widdows has been appointed a member of the Nuffield Council on Bioethics.
Date:
09/06/2014

Piketty and the vicious circle of inequality

Piketty and the vicious circle of inequality
Description
Dr Scott Wisor is the author of the Birmingham Brief on Thomas Piketty's book on rising inequality.
Date:
09/06/2014

Women are "One of Us"

Women are "One of Us"
Description
Professor Heather Widdows and Dr Sheelagh McGuinness are the authors of the Birmingham Perspective on the "One of Us" campaign.
Date:
09/06/2014

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment

The Business of Heritage - Stonehenge and its Redevelopment
Description
Professor Mike Robinson will lead a one day course on 26 June 2014 for English Heritage. The course is aimed at teachers of GCE and GCSE Business, Leisure and Tourism, Travel and Tourism and Applied Business and forms part of the OCR Professional Development Programme.
Date:
05/06/2014

Desiring to believe and self-deception

Desiring to believe and self-deception
Description
Postgraduate student Martin Smith considers the relationship between self-deception, the desire to believe and rationality.
Date:
03/06/2014

Birmingham Heroes Lecture: Road to War - 1914 Revisited

Birmingham Heroes Lecture: Road to War - 1914 Revisited
Description
Alumni and supporters of the University attended the third annual lecture featuring Dr Jonathan Boff at the Army and Navy Club in central London.
Date:
03/06/2014

ITSEE at BiblIndex International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages

ITSEE at BiblIndex International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages
Description
ITSEE projects are being presented at the BiblIndex International workshop on computer aided processing of intertextuality in ancient languages taking place in Lyon from 2nd - 4th June 2014.
Date:
30/05/2014

Cuts mean we could no longer fight WWII

Cuts mean we could no longer fight WWII
Description
Dr Jonathan Boff, talking at the Hay festival, said that it was unlikely that today's generals would be able to stand up to politicians
Date:
30/05/2014

Research Poster Conference 2014

Research Poster Conference 2014
Description
Theodora Panella will be presenting a poster on her PhD research at the University of Birmingham's Research Poster Conference.
Date:
28/05/2014
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