Birmingham

2706, 2013

Using HS2 to reinvent Birmingham

By |June 27th, 2013|In The News|Comments Off on Using HS2 to reinvent Birmingham

Beverley Nielsen outlines notes on a compelling vision for Birmingham and the region presented by Professor Kathryn Moore at the Birmingham Made Me Design Expo.

Having lived here for 18 years I have heard quite a few lectures. But Professor Kathryn Moore, speaking on ‘Transport and Living Futures’ delivered one which was, for me, in a different league.

It was visually […]

2606, 2013

Children are everyone’s responsibility – some reflections in the aftermath of the Keanu Williams case

By |June 26th, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off on Children are everyone’s responsibility – some reflections in the aftermath of the Keanu Williams case

By Dr Liz Yardley, Deputy Director of the Centre for Applied Criminology

This week we have seen 25-year-old Rebecca Shuttleworth receive a minimum sentence of 18 years for the murder of her son, 2-year-old Keanu Williams. The abuse that Keanu experienced led him to suffer more than 35 injuries between November 2010 and January 2011. He […]

304, 2013

Reconstructing Birmingham

By |April 3rd, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off on Reconstructing Birmingham

To boldly go? Or back to the future?
David Chapman, Professor of Planning and Development at Birmingham City University

When Herbert Manzoni led the redevelopment of Birmingham in the years after WW2 he was one of the most enthusiastic followers of new Modernist ideas about the future shape of the City. These ideas began in Europe in […]

3101, 2013

A Great Brummie Film-maker

By |January 31st, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off on A Great Brummie Film-maker

Professor David Roberts, Acting Executive Dean of the Faculty of Performance, Media and English at Birmingham City University, comments on the achievements of an influential figure in British film history – Sir Michael Balcon.

He gave Alfred Hitchcock his first chance to direct. He produced The Thirty-Nine Steps. He headed up Ealing Studios in the glory […]

1206, 2012

Top tips on making the most of my University’s Open Day

By |June 12th, 2012|Student Life|Comments Off on Top tips on making the most of my University’s Open Day

By Sian Walker, Student Ambassador about to complete the BA (Hons) Primary Education with QTS 

I have been a Student Ambassador for almost two years and it has been an excellent opportunity to get more involved in the life of my University. I wanted to meet new people and learn more about the University and I have […]