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Thursday 7th November 2019

Why quantifying plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans represents the next frontier

Why quantifying plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans represents the next frontier
Description
Plastic pollution beyond the world's oceans – Why quantifying plastic pollution in freshwater and terrestrial ecosystems represents the next frontier
Date:
Thursday 7th November 2019
Thursday 31st October 2019

Why repatriation is important

Why repatriation is important
Description
The question of repatriation is on the table again for negotiation internationally and the discussion has moved on from where it was in the last decades.
Date:
Thursday 31st October 2019
Thursday 24th October 2019

How is our city-region performing – and what impact is Brexit likely to have?

How is our city-region performing – and what impact is Brexit likely to have?
Description
This year's Birmingham Economic Review (BER 2019), compiled by City-REDI in partnership with the GBS Chamber of Commerce and launched on the 24th October, presents two contrasting views of our city-region.
Date:
Thursday 24th October 2019
Thursday 17th October 2019

Modern gambling: we at Birmingham are contributing to a turning of the tide

Modern gambling: we at Birmingham are contributing to a turning of the tide
Description
Gambling is now a sizeable public health problem. The toll on the health of individuals, families, and communities is now becoming recognised thanks to the work at the University of Birmingham School of Psychology
Date:
Thursday 17th October 2019
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