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College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

College of Arts and Law MA by Research by distance learning

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Following the continued success of our PhD by distance learning, we are very pleased to announce that this mode of study will also be available for our MA by Research programmes from January 2014.
Date:
14/11/2013
Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Fundamentality

Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Fundamentality

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A video of highlights from the recent workshop on fundamentality featuring talks by Mark Jago and Kit Fine
Date:
06/11/2013
University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study

University of Birmingham shares in £14.6 million AHRC funding for postgraduate study

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The University of Birmingham is one of six Midlands universities to benefit from a multi-million-pound partnership which will create hundreds of new postgraduate studentship opportunities across the region.
Date:
17/10/2013
Protests in Istanbul

Protests in Istanbul

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Debuty Director of the Centre, Dr Luis Cabrera, witnessed protests in Istanbul during a recent research visit.
Date:
16/10/2013
Open level post

Open level post

Description
Philosophy department is advertising a new permanent position, deadline 7 November.
Date:
15/10/2013
PG student conference success: Oxford

PG student conference success: Oxford

Description
Magdalena Antrobus will present a paper at the 17th Oxford Philosophy Graduate Conference in November.
Date:
02/10/2013
Three minutes thesis award

Three minutes thesis award

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Philosophy PhD student Peter West-Oram wins a University-wide research communication competition.
Date:
02/10/2013
PG student publication success

PG student publication success

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An article by PhD students Herjeet Marway and Sarah-Louise Johnson and Professor Heather Widdows entitled "Commodification of Human Tissue" published in Springer Handbook of Global Bioethics.
Date:
26/09/2013
Birmingham announced as University of the Year

Birmingham announced as University of the Year

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The University of Birmingham has been named University of the Year 2014 in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
Date:
20/09/2013

Global ranking reinforces Birmingham's position as a world-class university

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The University of Birmingham has made an impressive 15 place rise to 62nd in this year's QS World University Rankings.
Date:
10/09/2013
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