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Greater commitments needed from universities to advance race equality, says report

Greater commitments needed from universities to advance race equality, says report
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Senior staff must ensure race equality policies are implemented, if universities are to address the attainment gap between students from black and minority ethnic (BME) backgrounds and their white counterparts says a report released today.
Date:
19/09/2018
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tiny fossils reveal how shrinking was essential for successful evolution

Tiny fossils reveal how shrinking was essential for successful evolution
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A new study published today in Nature shows that getting smaller was a key factor contributing to the exceptional evolution of mammals over the last 200 million years.
Date:
17/09/2018

Survivors of sexual assault less likely to report it if they were drunk

Survivors of sexual assault less likely to report it if they were drunk
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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have found that survivors of sexual assault are more likely to blame themselves for the incident if they were drunk at the time.
Date:
17/09/2018
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research

'The Machinery' to start in Ironbridge

'The Machinery' to start in Ironbridge
Description
This month (September 2018) sees the unveiling of 'The Machinery', a new sound and visual installation developed by University of Birmingham academic Dr Caroline Radcliffe, composer and digital artist Sarah Angliss and filmmaker Jon Harrison.
Date:
17/09/2018
Categories:
Arts and Law

Former Secretary of State for International Development named honorary professor

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Former Secretary of State for International Development and MP for Sutton Coldfield, the Rt Hon Andrew Mitchell MP, has been appointed as Honorary Professor in International Development at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
14/09/2018
Categories:
Vice Chancellor
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