University of Birmingham

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Name: University of Birmingham
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

'Occupy' campuses over shameful statistics, academics say

Image Text:BLACK, FEMALE AND LECTURING: Dr Nicola Rollock, of Birmingham University, is one of the few high-profile academicsTHE ONLY way to address the “frustrating” under-representation of African Caribbean academics is through forceful activism, according ... [Published Voice Online - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Who are the separatist rebels destabilizing Ukraine?

Russian backed?The precise origins of the rebels are unknown, although the West has repeatedly blamed Russia for instigating their recent activities.Read More Putin risks upstaging talks on calming Ukraine crisisOn Thursday, Russian President Vladimir ... [Published CNBC - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

UK research into Africa private schools

The United Kingdom has commissioned a research into the role and impact of private schools in developing countries especially Africa.Officials explained on Wednesday, that the research – part of a series of rigorous literature reviews in education funded ... [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Eng Lim Goh

Dr. joined SGI in 1989, becoming a chief engineer in 1998 and then chief technology officer in 2001. He oversees technical computing programs with the goal to develop the next generation computer architecture for the new many-core era. His current research ... [Published Scientific Computing - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 2 reports

Student ran up £20,000 debt on ‘crack’ terminals

A former gambler told how he considered suicide after blowing £20,000 on fixed odds betting terminals in high-street bookies.Matt Zarb-Cousin lost £2,500 in one day playing the machines – labelled the ‘crack cocaine’ of gambling – while a student at Birmingham ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

2014 Jubilee Awards nominations now open!

Posted on Wednesday 16th April 2014Nominations for the second annual Jubilee Awards for Service are now open to dedicated public sector workers.Led by the University of Birmingham’s Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues, the awards celebrate outstanding ... [Published University of Birmingham - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Say What? One-Fifth of People Who Need Hearing Aids Don't

An Excellent England research of old people revealed that completely simple portion of people with listening to problems uses a listening to aid. University of Birmingham scientists report within the publication Ear and Hearing that among a hundred and ... [Published Charles Ayoub - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Peregrine Semiconductor names Duncan Pilgrim VP of marketing

Peregrine Semiconductor Corp., founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, announces Duncan Pilgrim has been promoted to vice president of marketing. Pilgrim will drive all the product marketing and marketing communication ... [Published Microwave Journal - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 3 reports

Family cooking lessons and fun exercise could be the key to cutting childhood obesity

09:20, Overweight and ObesityOrganising cooking lessons for parents and children and planning extra exercise classes in school time are some of the activities that have shown promise in preventing obesity in primary school aged children, a University ... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Heritage officer welcomed aboard as staff prepare for £3m revamp

A heritage activities officer has been welcomed aboard Dudley Canal Trust as staff prepare to start work on a new £3 million redevelopment project. Sarah Fellows has been recruited to help the attraction to make the best use of its new education and heritage ... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

All views heard at free school public meeting

Sixty people attending an open meeting to discuss setting up a new free school for 16-19-year-olds in Chester were greeted with a picket line at the door.Cheshire Free School will be aimed at aspirational and talented students who wish to specialise in ... [Published Chester Chronicle - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

University of Birmingham professor launches city science festival

University of BirminghamTV presenter and anatomist Alice Roberts teamed up with ‘Nao’ the programmable robot to launch the British Science Festival at the Library of Birmingham.The Festival, which runs from 6 to 11 September at the University of Birmingham ... [Published Universities News - Apr 14 2014]

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"Unhappily we lost many wonderful buildings of architectural and civic merit" he said
Ian Peake, principal of Ludlow College, said: "Ludlow College’s results are well above national average, with an A Level achievement rate of 99%."
"It’s also a programme that can uniquely be carried out in the UK, because of our National Health Service and the network of Centres across the country supported by Cancer Research UK."
Analysts agreed. "There are many uncertainties surrounding exactly who these people are, but what is patently clear is that they are Russian agent provocateurs" Nicholas Spiro of Spiro Sovereign Strategy told CNBC

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Video and gallery: Snapshot of Birmingham's cha... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - 8 hours ago]
'Occupy' campuses over shameful statistics, aca... [Published Voice Online - 12 hours ago]
The Athertons' pursuit of marginal gain [Published Bike Radar - 12 hours ago]
Chocolate makes the world go round [Published Otago Daily Times - Apr 18 2014]
U.R. Ananthamurthy | The interpreter of injustices [Published Livemint.com - Apr 18 2014]
New UK trial paradigm for lung cancer [Published MedNous - Apr 18 2014]
JCI online ahead of print table of contents for... [Published EurekAlert! - Apr 17 2014]
Nicholas Brooks [Published Telegraph - Apr 17 2014]
Ludlow College awards [Published Ludlow Advertiser - Apr 17 2014]
Giants of industry loyal to their roots [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 17 2014]
Trial to match cancer treatment to patients' genes [Published BootsWebMD - Apr 17 2014]
Who are the separatist rebels destabilizing Ukr... [Published CNBC - Apr 17 2014]
UK research into Africa private schools [Published StarAfrica.com - Apr 17 2014]
Eng Lim Goh [Published Scientific Computing - Apr 16 2014]
Student ran up £20,000 debt on ‘crack’ terminals [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Apr 16 2014]
No Perisaccadic Mislocalization with Abruptly C... [Published Journal of Neuroscience - Apr 16 2014]
Well Way : CHANGE OF INDEPENDENT NON-EXECUTIVE ... [Published 4 Traders - Apr 16 2014]
2014 Jubilee Awards nominations now open! [Published University of Birmingham - Apr 16 2014]
LANCASHIRE FOUNDER RICHARD BRINDLE TO RETIRE; A... [Published Bermuda Stock Exchange - Apr 16 2014]
Say What? One-Fifth of People Who Need Hearing ... [Published Charles Ayoub - Apr 16 2014]
Peregrine Semiconductor names Duncan Pilgrim VP... [Published Microwave Journal - Apr 16 2014]
Family cooking lessons and fun exercise could b... [Published Medical Xpress - Apr 16 2014]
Peregrine Semiconductor Names Duncan Pilgrim Vi... [Published BusinessWeek - Apr 16 2014]
Heritage officer welcomed aboard as staff prepa... [Published West Midlands Express & Star - Apr 16 2014]
Former Birmingham student's £20,000 gambling ma... [Published Birmingham Mail - Apr 16 2014]
UCL Qatar conducts accredited marine archaeolog... [Published Qatar Peninsula - Apr 16 2014]
UCL-Q hosts Gulf region's first maritime archae... [Published Qatar Tribune - Apr 16 2014]
Unipart Group ranked with UK's most responsible... [Published Transport Distribution Europe - Apr 16 2014]
Gallery: Anthony Ogogo, Louise Jukes and Zoe Ne... [Published Ipswich Star - Apr 16 2014]
Research leads to space voyage [Published Kingston Whig-Standard - Apr 15 2014]
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Not Even the Threat of War in Europe Can Unite ... [Published TIME.com - Apr 15 2014]
When it comes to assigning blame for the volatile situation in eastern Ukraine, European politicians are united: it is all Russia’s fault. That’s about where the unity ends, as became clear after a meeting of foreign ministers from European Union member ...
Not Even the Threat of War in Europe Can Unite ... [Published The China Blog - Apr 15 2014]
When it comes to assigning blame for the volatile situation in eastern Ukraine, European politicians are united: it is all Russia’s fault. That’s about where the unity ends, as became clear after a meeting of foreign ministers from European Union member ...
Not Even the Threat of War in Europe Can Unite ... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Apr 15 2014]
When it comes to assigning blame for the volatile situation in eastern Ukraine, European politicians are united: it is all Russia’s fault. That’s about where the unity ends, as became clear after a meeting of foreign ministers from European Union member ...
On The Hunt For a Better Water Splitting Catalyst [Published New Energy and Fuel - Apr 03 2014]
Scientists at the Argonne National Laboratory are busy developing catalysts to lower the energy demands, and thus the cost, of H2 production.   A hydrogen economy running on H2 gas, free from the pollution and politics of fossil fuels depends on developing ...
Anti nuclear movement strategy circa April 1991 [Published Atomic Insights - Mar 31 2014]
A friend of mine is cleaning out his basement in preparation for a move. He’s been in the nuclear industry for many years and actively participated in some of the public battles that activists have initiated to slow or halt new development and seek closure ...
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Sigma Breakthrough Technologies, Inc. (SBTI) Na... [Published PR Newswire - Nov 08 2013]
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