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Government funding will allow quantum technology industry to flourish in UK

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We are on the way to creating a UK 'Quantum Valley', which, similar to Silicon Valley in the US, will provide an ecosystem of supply chain industries, skilled workforce and educated end users in which a multi-billion-pound quantum technology industry can flourish.
Date:
27/11/2014

Rethinking Modern British Studies conference - call for papers

Rethinking Modern British Studies conference - call for papers
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Call for papers.
Date:
25/11/2014

Connected histories in Birmingham

Connected histories in Birmingham
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Dr Kate Smith on Connected Histories: Voices Past and Present.
Date:
25/11/2014

Rural to urban migration in 18th century Scandinavia - evidence from the maritime sector

Rural to urban migration in 18th century Scandinavia - evidence from the maritime sector
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A new working paper from Dr Jelle van Lottum.
Date:
25/11/2014

Does Ed Miliband have a future as Labour leader?

Does Ed Miliband have a future as Labour leader?
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Dr Matthew Francis on balancing party unity and electability.
Date:
21/11/2014

Jeremy Irons visits for a spot of regime change at the Shakespeare Institute

Jeremy Irons visits for a spot of regime change at the Shakespeare Institute
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Jeremy Irons visits the Institute.
Date:
17/11/2014

A cool appointment: Birmingham introduces new Visiting Professor of Power and Cold Economy

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Toby Peters, long-time advocate of UK-based innovation in energy systems and founder of Highview Power and the Dearman Engine Company, has been appointed to the position of Visiting Professor in Power and Cold Economy at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
13/11/2014

University of Birmingham forging lasting collaborations with India

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Vice-Chancellor Professor Sir David Eastwood and Chancellor Lord Bilimoria will accompany a ministerial delegation to New Delhi this week to underline the University of Birmingham's commitment to forging closer ties with India.
Date:
12/11/2014

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - November 2014

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From Bob the Robot to postgraduate engineering courses.
Date:
11/11/2014

What can today's soldiers learn from WW1?

What can today's soldiers learn from WW1?
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Dr Jonathan Boff presents a series or articles and videos for BBCs iWonder.
Date:
11/11/2014

Podcast: Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries Lecture

Podcast: Corporate Social Responsibility in Developing Countries Lecture
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Speaker: Ms. Donna Guest, Senior Advisor on Southeast Asia at Institute for Human Rights and Business
Date:
07/11/2014

Singapore business leaders donate £1 million for new library

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Professor Kok Khoo Phua and Doreen Liu, founders of Asia's largest international scientific publishing company, have donated e-books worth £1 million for the new University of Birmingham library.
Date:
06/11/2014

CEPLER launches new Working Paper Series

CEPLER launches new Working Paper Series
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CEPLER launches its new Working Paper series, providing a forum for ideas and debate on legal education and the legal profession.
Date:
05/11/2014

Recent PhD Success Highlights Strength of POLSIS Doctoral Research

Recent PhD Success Highlights Strength of POLSIS Doctoral Research
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Sixteen doctoral students gained a PhD in the past year in POLSIS.
Date:
03/11/2014

How to get funding for your arts and humanities postgrad

How to get funding for your arts and humanities postgrad
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Dr Charlotte Hempel, Director of the College of Arts and Law Graduate School was featured in The Guardian this week in an article on obtaining postgraduate Arts and Humanities funding.
Date:
03/11/2014

Shakespeare and the Idea of National Theatre

Shakespeare and the Idea of National Theatre
Description
Watch Professor Michael Dobson giving his inaugural lecture at the Shakespeare Institute.
Date:
27/10/2014

Professor awarded prestigious ACSM Citation Award

Professor awarded prestigious ACSM Citation Award
Description
Professor Janice L Thompson, Professor of Public Health Nutrition and Exercise at the School of Sport, Exercise and rehabilitation Sciences, has recently been awarded the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Citation Award. This is one of the two most prestigious awards given by ACSM and is granted to an individual or group who has made significant and important contributions to sports medicine and/or the exercise sciences.
Date:
21/10/2014

International Development Forum, Autumn 2014

International Development Forum, Autumn 2014
Description
The International Development Forum is an initiative funded by the University of Birmingham Educational Enhancement Fund to provide an introduction to international development to students from across the University, at any level of study.
Date:
14/10/2014

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - October 2014

Description
From security analysis on the national grid and rail systems to detoxing from technology and more...
Date:
14/10/2014

Birmingham puts LGBTQ identities at the heart of its curriculum

Birmingham puts LGBTQ identities at the heart of its curriculum
Description
The University of Birmingham is taking steps to ensure that its curriculum is inclusive towards those with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender or queer (LGBTQ) identities.
Date:
14/10/2014
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