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Mini chance to make a massive difference

Mini chance to make a massive difference
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You can make a difference to your University in the time it takes to make a cup of tea. We have just launched a whole range of opportunities for alumni to support Birmingham – all possible in just ten minutes or less.
Date:
28/04/2015
Categories:
Alumni

An online degree to take you further

An online degree to take you further
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The University of Birmingham is expanding its global academic borders with three new postgraduate distance learning courses.
Date:
28/04/2015
Categories:
Alumni
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EU weighs up the cost of saving lives in the Mediterranean

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Over 1600 migrants have died since the end of Italy's search and rescue operation 'Mare Nostrum' in October 2014, and the EU struggles to find a common strategy to address boat migration in the Mediterranean.
Date:
22/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores
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IRiS academic, Dr Nando Sigona, writes for 'The Conversation' on the unfolding tragedy in the Mediterranean.
Date:
22/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Voices of the Bullring markets

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A new video has been released by the TLANG research team which introduces you to the superdiverse nature of the Bullring markets.
Date:
05/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Focus on exams 'hinders development of character' in British school children

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Two new reports by the University of Birmingham's Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues have found that moral character is being squeezed out of children's education.
Date:
02/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Deaths in the Mediterranean are a direct result of ongoing crisis in north Africa

Deaths in the Mediterranean are a direct result of ongoing crisis in north Africa
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Written by Professor Paul Jackson. The rapid escalation this year in the numbers of people drowned as they flee in leaky boats across the Mediterranean is a direct consequence of the conflict in Iraq, Syria and north Africa, specifically Libya – where the implications of the Western intervention are playing out in the deaths of thousands, whether from the violence itself or as they try desperately to escape to safety.
Date:
21/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why the British election should be more like a student ballot

Why the British election should be more like a student ballot
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Written by Chris Game, Honorary Senior Lecturer, INLOGOV. Wednesday April 15 is Democracy Day. It's the start of the final coordinated push before the 2015 voter registration deadline on April 20. It was organised, like February's National Voter Registration Day, by Bite the Ballot, a not-for-profit community movement that aims to encourage young people in particular to reject Russell Brand's baleful "stop voting" gospel and make their votes count.
Date:
20/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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