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The Smart way to authenticity

The Smart way to authenticity
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The story of how MBA alumnus David McGee developed RealTag - a company dedicated to combating counterfeiting by delivering brand authenticity through a smartphone.
Date:
23/07/2015

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation
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A building dedicated to the teaching of business students at the University of Birmingham will bear the name of a noted economist after his widow gave a generous £2 million gift in his memory.
Date:
23/07/2015
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Why more sniffer dogs is not the answer

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IRiS Acting Director Dr Nando Sigona spoke to BBC 5 Live 'Up all night' about the migrant crisis in Calais.
Date:
03/08/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Calais is a humanitarian emergency not a security one

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IRiS Dr Arshad Isakjee, together with colleagues Thom Davies and Surindar Dhesi, have been conducting unprecendented public health research in the new Calais refugee camp.
Date:
03/08/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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John Ryan discusses Year 6 SATs on Midlands Today

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John Ryan, interviewed by Midlands Today for a feature on Year 6 SAT tests
Date:
13/05/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

School of Education student wins Critical Writing Prize

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The winning entry for the Critical Writing Prize 2015 has been won by Rebecca Green from the School of Education. Rebecca is a post-graduate student in primary education.
Date:
11/05/2015
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Podcast: Smart, smart, and many versus few and bespoke: Will small drones shift the character of conflict?

Podcast: Smart, smart, and many versus few and bespoke: Will small drones shift the character of conflict?
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Speaker: Dr Thomas X Hammes, Distinguished Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, Institute of National Strategic Studies. The convergence of artificial intelligence, drone technology, and additive manufacturing are making the advent of swarms of small, autonomous drones a reality. Their debut on the battlefield will dramatically change the character of war in air, land, space, and sea domains.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How Brazil and Argentina defused their nuclear rivalry

How Brazil and Argentina defused their nuclear rivalry
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Nicholas John Wheeler, University of Birmingham and Matias Spektor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Latin America's two biggest players spent much of the 1980s in a low-grade arms race – and they both had nuclear aspirations. How did they manage to diffuse the tension?
Date:
20/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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