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Faith Summit aims to build togetherness through faith

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Homelessness, hate crime, leadership and the economy will be on the agenda of a multi-faith event organised by Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street, in partnership with the University of Birmingham.
Date:
24/11/2017

Debunking the UK's productivity problem

Debunking the UK's productivity problem
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Paul Lewis in The Conversation: There are different measures of productivity and the nature of the UK's problem depends on which one we are looking at.
Date:
24/11/2017

Experimental drug trial seeks to improve treatment for head and neck cancer

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A trial designed and co-ordinated by the University of Birmingham's Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit to test an experimental drug in patients with head and neck cancer has launched today through the Combinations Alliance – a joint initiative between Cancer Research UK and the Experimental Cancer Medicine Centres (ECMC) Network.
Date:
24/11/2017

Institute of European Law publishes e-book on the legal impact of Brexit on the UK

Institute of European Law publishes e-book on the legal impact of Brexit on the UK
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The IEL has republished the papers from the 2014 Institute of European Law workshop "Leaving the EU?" as a free PDF ebook
Date:
24/11/2017

Starting young vital to lifelong volunteering and social action, says new research

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Children undertaking volunteering and service related activities from a young age, with strong support networks in place, are more likely to develop a habit of lifelong service, say researchers.
Date:
24/11/2017

A higher education anchor institution at work: the Mayor's Faith Summit

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Next week the University of Birmingham will host 400 people from the region's super-diverse religions. Notably, it will mark the first ever UK 'Mayoral Faith Summit'. Intended specifically to mobilise these communities in a conversation to shape and advance the priorities of our new City Region Mayor, Andy Street, there are also hopes to explore the potential of fresh collaborations to address pressing social needs and to build an inclusive Midlands economy.
Date:
23/11/2017

A higher education anchor institution at work: the Mayor's Faith Summit

Description
Next week the University of Birmingham will host 400 people from the region's super-diverse religions. Notably, it will mark the first ever UK 'Mayoral Faith Summit'. Intended specifically to mobilise these communities in a conversation to shape and advance the priorities of our new City Region Mayor, Andy Street, there are also hopes to explore the potential of fresh collaborations to address pressing social needs and to build an inclusive Midlands economy.
Date:
23/11/2017

The Lure of the Archive: EDACS Researcher Shares Her Research on Leading Podcast

The Lure of the Archive: EDACS Researcher Shares Her Research on Leading Podcast
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Dr Emma West talks about the role that archives play in her research on this month's Modernist Podcast.
Date:
23/11/2017

Children with heart disease are being let down by lack of clinical trials, study finds

Children with heart disease are being let down by lack of clinical trials, study finds
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Children with heart disease are being let down by lack of clinical trials, University of Birmingham-led study finds
Date:
23/11/2017

PhD colloquium in Munich

PhD colloquium in Munich
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Professor Martin Trybus joins on a panel of procurement law academics to provide feeback to PhD students preparing a thesis on a topic of public procurement.
Date:
22/11/2017
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