What is a High Sheriff?

Next week we’re awarding an Honorary Doctorate to Dr Keith Bradshaw, Deputy Lieutenant of the West Midlands and High Sheriff. Here Keith tells us about what his roles involve and […]

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“You Can’t Use My Music For That!” … or can you?

by Dr Ewan Kirk, senior lecturer in Intellectual Property Law at Birmingham City University

Donald Trump is a figure in American politics who is not without controversy, however the latest controversy […]

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What does your music listening say about you?

by Craig Hamilton, visiting lecturer at Birmingham City University’s School of Media

I am currently around two thirds of my way through my doctoral research project at BCU. Working out of […]

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What our new Prime Minister thinks about companies, and why we should pay attention

By Timothy James, senior lecturer at Birmingham City University’s School of Law

When Theresa May was running for leader of the Conservative Party (twenty four hours ago), she started her campaign […]

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Wales: Euro 2016’s Band of Brothers

By Dr Natalie Walker, Head of Sports and Exercise
Why do teams with great individual’s not always play as a great team? Why can teams who don’t have a squad of […]

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Turkey must carefully consider its response to shocking Istanbul attacks

The attack on Istanbul airport last night shows that Turkey is the front line in the current fight against terrorism. Whilst no group has yet taken credit for the attack […]

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Clothing retailers shouldn’t be removing mirrors, but working with customers the old-fashioned way

News this week revealed that a number of Hammerson-owned shopping centres, including Birmingham’s Bullring, have started covering changing room mirrors in their stores in a trial aiming to increase customer’s […]

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West Midlands floods – It never rains but it pours

By Alister Scott, Professor of Environment and Spatial Planning
There has been a lot of rain in the West Midlands over the last two weeks. Clearly, the wrong sort of rain; […]

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Why are England so bad at penalty shootouts?

by Dr Natalie Walker, Head of Sport and Exercise Science at Birmingham City University

A key author in the area of penalty research is Gier Jordet. He has identified anxiety as […]

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