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David Parker receives the OBE

David Parker receives the OBE
Description
Professor David Parker, Director of ITSEE, received the award of OBE at Windsor Castle yesterday.
Date:
26/11/2015

Birmingham event at SBL/AAR 2015

Birmingham event at SBL/AAR 2015
Description
Members of ITSEE and the Department of Theology and Religion will be present at the Society of Biblical Literature and American Academy of Religion Annual Meeting this week in Atlanta, and hosting a breakfast for potential and existing students, especially those on distance learning programmes.
Date:
23/11/2015

When is optimism good for you?

When is optimism good for you?
Description
Lisa Bortolotti to present a paper at the Centre for Cognitive Science Research Seminar.
Date:
20/11/2015

"Them and Us" no longer: mental health concerns us all

"Them and Us" no longer: mental health concerns us all
Description
Lisa Bortolotti presents the latest Birmingham Brief. She talks about the new all-party campaign for equality for mental health, and about how project PERFECT hopes to contribute to challenging the stigma associated with mental illness.
Date:
10/11/2015

Professor Lisa Bortolotti features in Birmingham Heroes campaign

Professor Lisa Bortolotti features in Birmingham Heroes campaign
Description
Project PERFECT led by Professor Lisa Bortolotti is being featured in the new Birmingham Heroes campaign launched in November 2015, aimed at highlighting research that matters across campus.
Date:
02/11/2015

Are delusions bad for you?

Are delusions bad for you?
Description
Lisa Bortolotti argues that there is more to judging delusions than whether they accurately reflect the world.
Date:
27/10/2015

Homogenisation and Globalisation of Beauty Norms

Homogenisation and Globalisation of Beauty Norms
Description
Philosophy PhD student Alice el-Wakil discusses the idea that 'lookism' constitutes a form of social injustice.
Date:
26/10/2015

When Truth is Stranger than Fiction: The Epistemic Innocence of Confabulation

When Truth is Stranger than Fiction: The Epistemic Innocence of Confabulation
Description
Paper presentation in Budapest.
Date:
22/10/2015

The Time Lords

The Time Lords
Description
It's not just scientists working to master time travel – Dr Nikk Effingham and Dr Al Wilson are considering the philosophical implications.
Date:
20/10/2015

Responsibility without blame: thinking about unwise choices in mental health

Responsibility without blame: thinking about unwise choices in mental health
Description
Dr Hanna Pickard writes for the Philosopher's Zone.
Date:
19/10/2015
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