Life and Environmental Sciences News and Events

CAP contributes to two Government Inquiries

Description
Colleagues in CAP and Law have submitted responses to two recent Government Inquiries. The first was the House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee inquiry on Prison Health.
Date:
19/09/2018

Happiness is the metric of the future – but there are problems with how we measure it

Description
It's true that we now know a substantial amount about happiness. Yet levels of global economic inequality and high rates of global depression and mental distress persist. In other words, while we know a lot more about happiness, happiness as a whole has not improved.
Date:
11/09/2018

Celebrating the life of Professor Geoffrey Petts

Description
It is with great sadness that we have learnt of the death of Professor Geoffrey Petts, a former Pro-Vice-Chancellor at the University of Birmingham
Date:
10/09/2018

Severely traumatised refugees may not necessarily develop PTSD - study

Severely traumatised refugees may not necessarily develop PTSD - study
Description
Heavily traumatized people such as refugees fleeing war, torture and natural catastrophes may not necessarily develop posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a new study reveals.
Date:
03/09/2018

London International Youth Science Forum Visit

London International Youth Science Forum Visit
Description
On 31st July, students from the London International Youth Science Forum (LIYSF) travelled to Birmingham to find out more about the Phenome Centre and the Institute of Microbiology and Infection.
Date:
01/08/2018

Concerns about the rising number of betting logos on football shirts

Concerns about the rising number of betting logos on football shirts
Description
Nearly 60 per cent of the clubs in England's top two divisions will have gambling companies on their shirts this season – nine of 20 in the Premier League and a remarkable 17 of 24 in the Championship.
Date:
31/07/2018

HRH The Prince of Wales visits the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research

HRH The Prince of Wales visits the Birmingham Institute of Forest Research
Description
Today we welcomed His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales to our Staffordshire-based Institute of Forest Research Free Air Carbon dioxide Enrichment (BIFoR FACE) facility.
Date:
24/07/2018

Leading animal scientist appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences

Leading animal scientist appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Life and Environmental Sciences
Description
We are delighted to announce that Professor Laura Green OBE has been appointed as Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Life and Environmental Sciences.
Date:
23/07/2018

Research collaboration welcomes Thai University academic

Research collaboration welcomes Thai University academic
Description
Dr Somboon Jarukasemthawee from Chulalongkorn University, in Thailand, visited the Centre for Applied Psychology at the start of July 2018.
Date:
20/07/2018

New paper published in the Journal of Forensic Practice

Description
Dr Zoe Stephenson has published a paper from a study commissioned by the Ministry of Justice. The research explored the issue of the sequencing of interventions with offenders from the perspective of Offender Managers and Offender Supervisors working in HMPPS in the West Midlands.
Date:
20/07/2018
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Events

LES Lecture Series

Date
17/09/2018 - 29/04/2019
Location:
Biosciences Building - Undercroft (R27 on campus map)
Description
This is a Series of events run by the College of Life and Environmental Sciences for the University of Birmingham
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops
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