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Philosophy of psychiatry at Philosophy@Birmingham

Philosophy of psychiatry at Philosophy@Birmingham

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Sullivan-Bissett, Allen and Miyazono blog about their research on delusions and anxiety.
Date:
13/08/2014
The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

The University of Birmingham celebrates its best ever performance in the National Student Survey

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The National Student Survey (NSS) has awarded the University of Birmingham an overall satisfaction mark of 89%, up from 88% for the past two years and a rise of five places among Russell Group institutions.
Date:
12/08/2014
Philosophy advance reading list

Philosophy advance reading list

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Suggested summer reading for students starting in September 2014.
Date:
11/08/2014
PG student presentation

PG student presentation

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Magdalena Antrobus to present at the World Association of Social Psychiatry Congress.
Date:
11/08/2014
New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction

New book: This Is Ethics: An Introduction

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Dr Jussi Suikkanen's new textbook entitled This Is Ethics: An Introduction is now out on Wiley-Blackwell.
Date:
11/08/2014
Procreation and the welfare of the future child

Procreation and the welfare of the future child

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MA Health and Happiness student John J. Parry wonders whether existence constitutes a harm.
Date:
02/07/2014
Research poster conference 2014

Research poster conference 2014

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PhD student Rachel Gunn wins the best poster design award at the University's Research Poster Conference 2014.
Date:
12/06/2014
Philosophy continues to climb the league table

Philosophy continues to climb the league table

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The Department of Philosophy is up four places in the new Guardian league table.
Date:
12/06/2014
Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

Natural disasters and opportunities foe action

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Doctoral researcher Lauren Traczykowski, discusses the ethics of intervention for natural disasters and opportunities for action.
Date:
10/06/2014
Nuffield Council on Bioethics appointment

Nuffield Council on Bioethics appointment

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