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The student perspective

The student perspective
Description
Usha talks about her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham and her experience of studying the BMus Music degree programme.
Date:
17/06/2016

Michael Zev Gordon director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy

Michael Zev Gordon director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy
Description
Professor Michael Zev Gordon will be the director of the Cheltenham Composer Academy, part of the Cheltenham Music Festival, from 2016 to 2018.
Date:
17/06/2016

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna

New €2.5M research project on the Yasna
Description
ITSEE is a partner in a €2.5M European Union-funded research project on the Yasna. The project, led by Prof. Almut Hintze at SOAS, brings together the three members of the Workspace for Collaborative Editing to produce an electronic edition of manuscripts of the sacred texts of Zoroastrianism.
Date:
17/06/2016

American Studies is top of the tables

American Studies is top of the tables
Description
Birmingham is ranked 1st for American Studies in both the Guardian and Complete University Guides.
Date:
17/06/2016

Exciting new staff appointments

Exciting new staff appointments
Description
The Department of Philosophy is building on recent successes in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
17/06/2016

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize

Jarad Zimbler's latest book 'highly commended' at the University English Book Prize
Description
Dr Jarad Zimbler's latest book J. M. Coetzee and the Politics of Style, shortlisted for the University English Book Prize, has been 'highly commended' by the judging panel.
Date:
16/06/2016

History ranked first in the country for research

History ranked first in the country for research
Description
We are top in the UK in the Research Excellence Framework exercise.
Date:
16/06/2016

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research

African Studies and Anthropology ranked second in the UK for research
Description
African Studies and Anthropology at Birmingham has been ranked second among all Areas Studies departments in the country in the Research Excellence Framework, with no less than 44% of our research judged to be 'world-leading'.
Date:
16/06/2016

Programme announced for The Sixth British Patristics Conference

Programme announced  for The Sixth British Patristics Conference
Description
The programme has been announced for the Sixth British Patristics Conference to be held at the University of Birmingham from 5-7 September 2016.
Date:
15/06/2016

Trust, Charities and the EU Referendum

Trust, Charities and the EU Referendum
Description
Dr Chris Moores discusses how NGOs and charities have become the platforms through which democratic engagement take place, around which our notions of citizenship manifest and where political participation takes place.
Date:
15/06/2016
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