Research news

Dr Simon Cotton receives British Empire Medal

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Dr Simon Cotton, an honorary senior lecturer in the School of Chemistry received the award of the British Empire Medal for his services to Chemistry and Education
Date:
01/05/2014

IDD Guest Seminar Series 2013-14

IDD Guest Seminar Series 2013-14
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The International Development Department hosts a number of seminars throughout the autumn term which focuses on a number of different topics. The seminars are open to everyone. Listen to the latest podcasts from our recent events.
Date:
29/04/2014

EPS in the media - April 2014

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Recovering platinum from road dust, nuclear waste, and chocolate being the secret to happiness.
Date:
08/04/2014

Oxford Journals Article prize for Best Paper

Oxford Journals Article prize for Best Paper
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Our late colleague Francesca Carnevali was co-winner of a prize for the best paper published in Enterprise and Society in 2013.
Date:
02/04/2014

Vikings: life and legend

Vikings: life and legend
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Dr Chris Callow is curating a series of films as part of the British Museum's exhibition.
Date:
28/03/2014

Chancellor George Osborne announces 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training

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Postgraduate training in a wide range of engineering and scientific fields important to the UK's economy received a further boost today. Twenty two new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) were announced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, The Rt. Hon George Osborne MP. The University of Birmingham will host one of these of new centres in the area of Formulation Engineering.
Date:
28/03/2014

MA Modern British Studies

MA Modern British Studies
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Drs Christopher Moores and Matt Houlbrook discuss the MA Modern British Studies. This new course is available for 2014 entry.
Date:
27/03/2014

Belief and the Great War

Belief and the Great War
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A new article by Dr Michael Snape for the Voices of War and Peace website.
Date:
27/03/2014

Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award
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Iain Law from Philosophy wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014

Teaching excellence award

Teaching excellence award
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Deryn Guest from Theology and Religion wins Head of School's award in teaching excellence at the School of Philosophy, Theology and Religion.
Date:
27/03/2014

New First World War community research centre opens at the University of Birmingham

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The University of Birmingham will tomorrow (Friday) launch a centre dedicated to supporting public projects relating to the First World War. It is one of five First World War 'Engagement Centres' around the UK, funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC).
Date:
20/03/2014

Feminist Philosophy Reading Group

Feminist Philosophy Reading Group
Description
This week, Doctoral Researcher Sarah-Louise Johnson discusses the feminist philosophy reading group at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
17/03/2014

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology

Teaching Fellow in African Studies and Anthropology
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This Department of African Studies and Anthropology is advertising for a three-year teaching appointment. The candidate should preferably be an anthropologist (although suitably qualified applicants in other disciplines will be considered) with expertise on any region of Sub-Saharan Africa.
Date:
17/03/2014

£6000 Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration

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Scholarships in Master of Research in Railway Systems Integration: For the 2014/15 session up to 10 scholarships with a value of £6000 will be available, for students who wish to carry out research in railway applications.
Date:
12/03/2014

The ethics of abortion

The ethics of abortion
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Dr Jeremy Williams has written two articles on the ethics of abortion for the Saving Humans blog.
Date:
11/03/2014

Cooperation in the Contemporary World: University of Birmingham unveils latest MOOC

Cooperation in the Contemporary World: University of Birmingham unveils latest MOOC
Description
Experts from the the School of Government and Society including the International Development Department, Department of Political Science and International Studies and the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security at the University of Birmingham have introduced a free, open online course today offering a taste of higher education to learners worldwide. Registration is now live for this online course which is scheduled to start in May 2014.
Date:
10/03/2014

Modern British Studies working paper

Modern British Studies working paper
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The Centre for Modern British Studies has published a new working paper.
Date:
07/03/2014

EPS in the media - March 2014

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The sounds made by the Sun, how to protect yourself when GCHQ goes for your webcam and more...
Date:
04/03/2014

Civil Engineering newsletter 2014

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Read about the latest developments from around the School
Date:
04/03/2014
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