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Birmingham City University’s coverage in national and local print, online and broadcast media.

June 2017

May 2017

April 2017

March 2017

February 2017

December 2016

November 2016

October 2016

September 2016

August 2016

July 2016

30 July, Newham Recorder Plaistow headteacher recognised by university

28 July, Birmingham Post Gentrification could 'spell death of Jewellery Quarter'

27 July, Apple is to invest more in augmented reality after success of Pokemon Go

27 July, Yahoo! UK and Ireland Apple is to invest more in augmented reality after success of Pokemon Go

26 July, Asian Image Citizen Khan star Adil Ray honoured by Birmingham City University

25 July, India Blooms New research reveals most common ways Islamophobic Facebook trolls portray Muslims

21 July, BBC Sir Lenny Henry appointed Birmingham City University chancellor

21 July, The Independent Sir Lenny Henry's appointment as Birmingham City University chancellor

18 July, Edge Magazine Chinese graduate entrepreneur hitting all the right notes

15 July, University Business What our new Prime Minister thinks about companies

13 July, Coventry Observer Postgraduate to be awarded prize for dissertation in relation to video game acting

12 July, The Guardian Six tips on starting a career in fashion

12 July, Edquarter How harmful will Brexit be for UK manufacturing?

11 July, Daily Mail Some Muslim parents would NOT report their children if they travelled to Syria to join ISIS

11 July, New research finds Muslim parents do not trust police

8 July, Style Birmingham BCU Hosts Charity Catwalk Show

7 July, BBC Illegal skin bleaching products on sale in Coventry

6 July, Daily Express Common myths about dementia medical experts want you to STOP believing

5 July, Birmingham Star Shakespeare, Tarantino's works to be combined for unique film

5 July, Business Desk Universities pledge their support to powering the Midlands Engine

June 2016

30 June, The Times Retailer to ban mirrors

28 June, ITV Birmingham 'at odds with itself' after EU referendum result

27 June, Elite Daily The Extreme Effects Social Media Has On Body Image

26 June, Huffington Post UK England Must Consider the Psychological Impact of Penalties

25 June, Solihull Observer Students shine at sports masterclass

24 June, Edge Magazine Rare footage of Sir Adrian Boult shown before final performance in concert hall

22 June, The Daily Telegraph STEM Awards winners 2016

21 June, Birmingham Post Calls for new tax to put a halt to Birmingham floods

20 June, Digital Spy Emoji handbags set to become reality

18 June, Daily Star Forget kebab meat and chips!

17 June, The Phoenix Newspaper China visit enhances University's sporting links

13 June, ITV What makes a person become a mass murderer?

13 June, Stourbridge News Calls for police to re-open Carl Bridgewater murder investigation

13 June, Edge Magazine Artworks light up city skyline for festival launch

12 June, Times Higher Education Terrorism's links to art considered by academics in bold event

10 June, Edquarter Corbyn commitment to nursing bursaries during BCU visit

9 June, Birmingham Post Birmingham City University names new home after Joseph Priestley

5 June, Birmingham Mail Fears over housing and education with Birmingham's population to soar by 200,000

3 June, Asian Today Professor to speak about `Terrorism and Cultural Freedom' in international conference

2 June, Times Higher Education PhD The Musical coming soon to a university near you

May 2016

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December 2015

22 December, Building 4 Education, Birmingham Institute of Fashion expands in China

21 December, The Guardian, All I want for Christmas is a new job

21 December, Building Construction Design, Housing professionals must take advantage of digital revolution

17 December, BBC, University honour for comedian Brand

15 December, Your Cat, Students launch cat-themed app

14 December, Huffington Post, 'EastEnders' Postpartum Psychosis Storyline

14 December, Music Teacher, Pilot music programme for disabled children to launch in Birmingham

12 December, International Business Times UK, Croydon Cat Ripper

11 December, Metro, Cat serial killer could soon turn on humans

10 December, The Independent, Happy Birthday's copyright goes public

10 December, Baltimore Sun, 'Serial' study finds online forums break barriers between fans and victims

4 December, Building 4 Education, Regional health education expansion given the go ahead

4 December, Birmingham Mail, Birmingham youngsters hitting all the right notes on charity EP

4 December, Professional Jeweller, School of Jewellery to launch Digital Technology Hub

1 December, Incorporated Society of Musicians, Research into teachers attitudes towards A-level composing released

November 2015

October 2015

September 2015

30 September, Daily Mail, Common food myths busted

30 September, Birmingham Mail, Single mum jailed for killing neighbour

24 September, The Guardian, Looking for jobs but lack experience? Eight ways to sell your skills

24 September, Birmingham Mail, King Kong returns to Birmingham Bullring

23 September, Express & Star, Vloggers: The most famous stars you've never heard of

22 September, BBC, A fascination with gangsters

21 September,, Grand Central ideal for local graduates to build careers

19 September, The Daily Telegraph, Don't keep saying yes: Why you need to stop being so nice

18 September, The School Run, Choosing a secondary school: 10 crucial questions to ask

15 September, Asian Correspondent, Beat Unemployment with a Postgraduate Degree

14 September, The Guardian, Learn from our mistakes: freshers' week regrets

13 September, Birmingham Mail, Prisoners should be paid living wage

10 September, Birmingham Post, Julian Lloyd Webber finds Birmingham 'refreshing' following conservatoire move

9 September, The Independent, How to prepare for uni: a short guide for Freshers

8 September,, Walsall model honoured by Birmingham City University

6 September, Express & Star, Honorary degree for Streetly's Peaky Blinders creator

4 September, Mirror, Birmingham pensioner goes to her graduation ceremony - more than 30 YEARS after finishing university

1 September, The Independent, Career advice: Top 4 ways in which students and graduates can get their ideal job

1 September, Asian Today, Barnardo Chief's University Honour

August 2015

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June 2015

May 2015

April 2015

March 2015

30 Mar, Birmingham Post, Tibor Reich textile designs to go on display at city university

29 Mar , Independent, Zayn Malik's departure from One Direction shows the perils of fame in the age of social media

26 Mar, BBC, Why are people so mean online

26 Mar, Daily Mail, As millions go into meltdown over Zayn Malik's shock exit from 1D, we chart the history of boy band mania

26 Mar, Families Online, Is your child nature deficient?

24 Mar, Birmingham Post, What does the Budget really tell us?

24 Mar, Midlands Business News, Student secures place at university to pursue career in science

24 Mar, Food Manufacture, Nutritionist: store reply on junk food ‘disappointing’

24 Mar, Birmingham Mail, Call on government to ban all junk food at checkouts

18 Mar, Hope Not Hate, How Amazon, PayPal and Spotify fund KKK

18 Mar, Birmingham Mail, Meet Birmingham’s young fashion stars

18 Mar, Birmingham Post, Julian Lloyd Webber to be new principal of Birmingham Conservatoire

18 Mar, Classic FM, Julian Lloyd Webber is new principal of Birmingham Conservatoire

18 Mar, Guardian, Long-term food bank users risk nutritional problems

18 Mar, Independent, Food bank users at risk of developing nutritional problems, warns expert

16 Mar, Birmingham Mail, Flatpack Film Festival's Finnish fairground rolls off your tongue and into Birmingham

16 Mar, Birmingham Post, City vicar urges people to 'get angry' about child poverty

15 Mar, Birmingham Mail, YOU put a face to Britain's most evil serial killers?

14 Mar, Birmingham Mail, Britain's first health cafe for schoolkids to open in Birmingham

13 Mar, Birmingham Mail, Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams lawsuit: Birmingham lawyer says case likely end up in higher US court

6 Mar, Guardian, New atheists are not scared, but they are angry

5 Mar, Blacknet, Making diversity pay

February 2015

23 Feb, Birmingham Mail, Sportsmen need help to prevent suicides when careers are over

23 Feb, Guardian Careers, Five top tips for building a career in property and construction

21 Feb, Birmingham Mail, Fashion lecturer predicts Oscar red-carpet styles

19 Feb, The Mirror, Lucy Beale killer: EastEnders in race row over accusations bosses chose the ideal victim

19 Feb, Radio Times, Can crime statistics predict Lucy Beale's EastEnders killer?

19 Feb, Daily Star, Who Killed Lucy Beale

19 Feb, The Advertiser, Jewellery student urges everyone to grab opportunities at university

18 Feb, Daily Mail, Bank app that lets you log in with fingerprint

16 Feb, The Telegraph, Why you should never eat a bacon sandwich

14 Feb, Shropshire Star, Student project is recreated in stunning Shrewsbury window display

13 Feb, Great Barr Observer, New opera to be performed by members of Birmingham Conservatoire

13 Feb, Business Quarter, MPs urged to end to international student restrictions

11 Feb, Building Construction Design, Eastside revival continues with Birmingham City University canal side development

11 Feb, Daily Mail, Will smart clothes power our clothes?

10 Feb, Great Barr Observer, Killer Psychopaths

10 Feb, The Mirror, Serial killer Joanna Dennehy is the ONLY woman who dominated her male accomplices

5 Feb, Birmingham Post, Planners hail 'handsome' Birmingham Conservatoire as project handed green light

5 Feb, Professional Jeweller, Jewellery graduate receives bursary

4 Feb, Cosmopolitan, Gok Wan bravely admits he still suffers with anorexia at BCU City Talk

4 Feb, Business Information Portal, We must encourage more graduates to stay in the city, says Birmingham MP

3 Feb, OK magazine, Gok Wan confesses to daily battle with anorexia at university lecture

3 Feb, Yahoo Lifestyle, Should we legalise 3 parent IVF?

2 Feb, Nursing Times, West Midlands nurse honoured for learning disabilities work

January 2015

31 Jan, Birmingham Mail, Birmingham criminologist to probe mind of UK's first female serial killer Joanne Dennehy

30 Jan, Birmingham Post, Asian jewellery students flock to Birmingham City University

29 Jan, Birmingham Post, Former Google director and BYPY winner to speak at RethinkMedia 2015

28 Jan, Birmingham Mail, Probation boss urges cut in prisoner numbers

27 Jan, BBC News, Birmingham City University student maps ‘ghost signs’ in the city

26 Jan, Business Quarter, Jewellery school is now global powerhouse

26 Jan, Jewellery Focus, BCU students produce wedding designs for Weston Beamor

23 Jan, Professional Jeweller, Why Birmingham is boosting the jewellery industry

17 Jan, Sutton Coldfield Observer, Royal seal of approval given to BCU student for golden Duke of Edinburgh Award

15 Jan, Invision Game Community, UK needs to work hard to maintain status as global leader in creative industries, design chief tells Birmingham audience

14 Jan, Buzzfeed, Muslim-Owned Shops In Birmingham Were Attacked With Guns And Hammers

13 Jan, Daily Express, Charlie Hebdo

12 Jan, Birmingham Post, Birmingham City University to host typography lectures

9 Jan, Evening Telegraph, Artist looks to track down children in this picture taken in 1968 Dundee

8 Jan, Birmingham Mail, Emerging artists given chance to showcase work

8 Jan, Birmingham Mail, Charlie Hebdo: Student behind Birmingham vigil says the world is in shock

3 Jan, Birmingham Post, Birmingham's universities praised for quality of research

2 Jan, Derby Telegraph, Top American model requests clothes created by Birmingham City University graduate Amber-Louise Snow

December 2014

November 2014

27 Nov, Drapers, Profits could suffer in Black Friday discount frenzy

25 Nov, Birmingham Mail, Royal visit to Birmingham School of Jewellery

25 Nov, ITV News, Royal visit to Birmingham School of Jewellery

25 Nov, Belfast Telegraph, The Fall: 'Misogyny turned into entertainment'... BBC crime thriller starring Jamie Dornan is slammed by professor

19 Nov, Birmingham Post, The West Midlands Open Exhibition at Gas Hall is showcasing new artistic talent

18 Nov, BBC News, What explains the continuing fascination with Charles Manson?

16 Nov, Birmingham Post, Educating Essex Head teacher comes to Birmingham for an education debate

11 Nov, Beccles & Bungay Journal, Student composes score for English National Opera's first children's show

11 Nov, BBC News, Doughnut burger busts day's calories

10 Nov – The Independent, Burger containing 98 per cent of a woman's recommended daily calorie allowance criticised as ‘irresponsible’ by nutritionist

10 Nov – Mail Online, Is this the world's unhealthiest burger?

6 Nov – Birmingham Post, Birmingham Made Me 2014

6 Nov - Huffington Post UK, A lesson in laundry for students

6 Nov – Horticulture Week, 'Naughtiness' the driver for guerrilla gardening, professor claims

5 Nov – Student Times, Student survey

5 Nov – The Telegraph, A lesson in laundry for students

4 Nov – Independent, The 6 ways Facebook is used in murders

3 Nov – Birmingham Mail, Birmingham academics identify potential Facebook killers

3 Nov – Guardian, Six types of killer use Facebook to commit crimes, says study

October 2014

30 October 2014, Information Society, Student invents low-tech bicycle-powered blood centrifuge: TreeHugger

30 October 2014, Gradplus, Here’s what undergraduates love about their degree in...clock-making!

29 October 2014, Pro Landscaper Magazine, Professor’s landscaping expertise called upon by university

27 October 2014, Herald Scotland, 'Ethical travesty' of diagnosis incentives for doctors

26 October 2014, Birmingham Post, Birmingham City University clock-making degree believed to be only one in world

26 October 2014, Gloucestershire Echo, University expert explains how to ward off colds and flu this winter

22 October 2014, Birmingham Post, Leading names in pop culture heading to Digbeth for #EyeCandy14 Festival

22 October 2014, Care Home, Paying GPs £55 for diagnosing dementia could lead to 'over-medicalisation' of patients

20 October 2014, Green Building Press, Campaign Urges Gardeners To Go 'Peat Free'

15 October 2014,, The Undervalued Superfood: 11 Amazing Health Benefits Of Mushrooms

13 October 2014, The Daily Telegraph, NHS strike: 'I voted for action, but I would never leave a woman vulnerable'

13 October 2014, Birmingham Mail, Letisha Shakespeare mum backs 'joint enterprise' law as she prepares for Peaky Blinders gangs debate

12 October 2014, Birmingham Mail, Peaky Blinders: Birmingham historian snubbed by makers of Birmingham TV show

12 October 2014, Daily Mirror, Paedophile who abused teenager travels to child abuse hotspot in South East Asia

10 October 2014, Builder & Engineer, University experts claim a missed opportunity for improved energy efficiency

10 October 2014, Birmingham Post, Is redesigning manufacturing in the UK plausible or a pipedream?

9 October 2014, Birmingham Mail, Birmingham City University graduate to star in show

9 October 2014, Belfast Telegraph, Is Banksy back in Birmingham?

9 October 2014, ATV Network, Is Birmingham the `Soap Opera? capital of England?

6 October 2014, Solihull News, Olton student plans project on funeral photography

5 October 2014, Birmingham Post, BCU plays 'central role' in city's new learning quarter

5 October 2014, Daily Express, Operation Yewtree investigating 12 new suspects including police officers and politicians

2 October 2014, Derby Telegraph, Designer and seamstress Amber-Louise Shaw has a mission

2 October 2014, University Business, Open 4 Learning offers real ROI

2 October 2014, Daily Mail, Alice was buried in an 'underwater grave'

2 October 2014, MSN, Alice Gross murder: Killer 'may have pre-planned' teenager's death

2 October 2014, SecEd, Computing on a par with maths and English

2 October 2014, London Evening Standard, Alice Gross murder: more tests needed on schoolgirl's body after it was found 'wrapped in plastic and hidden under logs' in underwater grave

2 October 2014, The Independent, How fruit drinks are causing tooth decay in toddlers

September 2014

30 September 2014, Mother and Baby, Children Under Three Should Only Drink Milk To Avoid Tooth Decay – Mel Wakeman

30 September 2014, University backs "Come back to Nursing" campaign – Tim Badger

30 September 2014, 8 things you didn't know about students – Mel Wakeman

30 September 2014, Preventing tooth decay in toddlers – Mel Wakeman

24 September 2014, Daily Mail online, Close the high street for half a day a week to stop shop staff getting stressed out – Professor Craig Jackson

24 September 2014, Daily Mail online, Close the high street for half a day a week to stop shop staff getting stressed out – Professor Craig Jackson

19 September 2014, What happens when we're hungover? – Mel Wakeman

19 September 2014, Pupils given just ONE chicken nugget for lunch – Mel Wakeman

19 September 2014, Outcry as Birmingham pupils get just ONE chicken nugget for lunch – Mel Wakeman

16 September 2014, Daily Mail, Just HALF a can of Coke is MORE than new daily sugar guidelines – Mel Wakeman

16 September 2014, Debilitating' condition that can cast shadow over pregnancy – Alison Edwards

15 September 2014, Western Daily Press, The annual British Science Festival comes to Birmingham

12 September 2014, SC Magazine, China's cyber spying 'production line' approach no game for amateurs – Professor Mike Jackson

12 September 2014, Birmingham City University typography talks for design enthusiasts

12 September 2014,, Pistorius Verdict Reflects a Troubling Relationship With Guns – Dr Liz Yardley

11 September 2014, Duchess Catherine Told to Drink Flat Cola for Sickness – Alison Edwards

11 September 2014, Expert approach to funding – Matt Till

10 September 2014, BBC online, Computers trained to understand music – Dr Ryan Stables

9 September 2014, Guardian online, Helping students with Asperger’s prepare for university life

8 September 2014, BBC online, MP to raise essay-writing concerns – Dr Thomas Lancaster

8 September 2014, Destiny - Does the Budget Represent the final Game? – Zuby Ahmed

8 September 2014, Hereford Times, Honorary doctorate awarded to Dame Christine Braddock

2 September 2014, Talking Retail, Further price cuts at the Co-operative Food – Professor Chris Edger

1 September 2014, Gok Wan awarded honorary doctorate

1 September 2014, TV stars and business leaders to get honorary doctorates at Birmingham City University

August 2014

31 August 2014, Birmingham Mail, Violent computer games are good for your health

29 August 2014, University Business,Gok Wan awarded with Honorary Doctorate

28 August 2014, Asian Times Online UK, Muslim groups blast government over radicalisation of youths – Imran Awan

26 August 2014, Guardian online, Gaza violence is crushing the rights of young Palestinians to an education? – Professor Bashir Makhoul

26 August 2014, The Star Online, 'Bravissimo' is music for the soul

26 August 2014, Birmingham Post, Birmingham City University launches bid to address skills shortage – Professor Nick Morton

20 August 2014, The Daily Telegraph, Bullying husbands face jail under new proposals – Professor David Wilson

20 August 2014, Express, Designer almost missed big break

19 August 2014, The Guardian, How to land a job in social media

16 August 2014, Walsall Advertiser, Degrees to be offered at Walsall College from next month

15 August 2014, The Guardian, Creative degrees: learn to make a living from your art

13 August 2014, Huffington Post, Clearing 2014: Advice from the survivors

13 August 2014, The Drum, 'New Blood' Jenny Green begins a new Chapter

11 August 2014, The Daily Telegraph, How fracking will affect you – Professor Alister Scott

10 August 2014, Birmingham Mail, Helena Bonham Carter wears dress designed by Birmingham student for Vanity Fair photoshoot

10 August 2014, Daily Mail online, While you wait cancer diagnosis – Dr Ryan Stables

8 August 2014, Guardian online, Seven tips on writing a great graduate CV and job application – Michelle Poole

5 August 2014, Chamber eNews, Birmingham’s young people face life of dead-end jobs – Beverley Nielsen

5 August 2014, Gloucestershire Echo, Weddings: Dress to impress in Sophie Belinda

4 August 2014, Baby Expert, What are the signs that labour is near – Alison Edwards

4 August 2014, Birmingham PostKing Edward's pair secure top grades in International Baccalaureate

July 2014

29 July 2014, Guardian Online, Should academics adapt their teaching for international students? Live chat - Sonia Hendy-Isaac

27 July 2014, TechRader, Is this the end of the ereader

25 July 2014, Channel 4 News, The ‘Trojan Horse’ scandal wrecked community cohesion – Imran Awan

25 July 2014, The Telegraph, The majority of music competitions are corrupt – Julian Lloyd Webber

25 July 2014, Birmingham Maiil, Fledgling artists take centre stage in Birmingham

24 July 2014, The Telegraph, UCAS webchat: prepare for Results Day 2014

24 July 2014, A design for life

24 July 2014, Pioneers Post, Social innovator's weekly round-up

23 July 2014, Guardian Online, How to prevent and cope with work related stress, live chat – Professor Craig Jackson

23 July 2014, Business Week, Could data sonification deliver while-you-wait cancer diagnosis? - Dr Ryan Stables

22 July 2014, Economic Voice, Could the UK be at risk of cyber-warfare if Russia is pushed too far? – Professor Mike Jackson

22 July 2014, Birmingham Post, Law firm Mills & Reeve advise on Birmingham City University’s acquisition of the top four floors of the New Technology Institute

21 July 2014, Retail Week, Could Tesco learn turnaround lessons from Carrefour? – Professor Chris Edgere

19 July 2014, M Magazine, Julian Lloyd Webber hosts Birmingham Talk

18 July 2014, The Mirror, Struggling A&E departments fail to meet waiting time targets – Kevin Crimmons

17 July 2014, Nuneaton News Students showcase talents in exhibition

17 July 2014, Leicester Mercury, Grace's catwalk ideas hit design gold

16 July 2014, Birmingham Post, Hidden Spaces photography project wins £10,000

16 July 2014, Why women in power is better - Sonia Hendy-Isaac

15 July 2014, Nursing Times, Unions call NICE guidance on safe staffing a ‘positive step’ – Michael Adams

15 July 2014, Birmingham Post, Class acts at top academy

14 July 2014, The Northern Echo, Nurse named as mental health student of the year

14 July 2014, Birmingham Mail, Ex-heroin user who beat addiction after 22 years graduates with first class degree

10 July 2014, Birmingham PostBirmingham City University welcomes speakers from Culture 24 and Royal Shakespeare Company to debate data and the arts

9 July 2014, Care Home, New blood test which identifies people who may go on to develop dementia could be ‘devastating’ for sufferers – Professor Mike Jackson

6 July 2014, Guardian online, Rolf Harris leaves behind gilded lifestyle for vulnerable prison unit – Professor David Wilson

4 July 2014, Birmingham Post, Reconnecting with countryside must be at root of Big City Plan – Professor Kathryn Moore

2 July 2014, The Sydney Morning Herald Can a working mum be as good at her job after maternity leave? – Dr Elle Boag

2 July 2014, Birmingham Mail, Professor appointed to lead International Federation for Landscape Architects – Professor Kathryn Moore

2 July 2014, BBC News Magazine, The story behind Rolf Harris’s child safety film – Professor David Wilson

June 2014

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March 2014

February 2014

28 Feb 14, Birmingham Post, New artists shine light on the dark side of life

25 Feb 14, Busy Bees founder honoured by Birmingham City University

22 Feb 14, Staffordshire Living, Birmingham BRITs Nominee To Be Honoured At University Awards Ceremony

21 Feb 14, Pro Health Service Zone, Improved accessibility to healthcare education, Professor Ian Blair

21 Feb 14, Birmingham Post, Birmingham City University to honour Michael Heseltine and Laura Mvula, Professor Cliff Allan

21 Feb 14, Lichfield Live, Burntwood nursing student to star in new documentary, Faculty of Health

18 Feb 14, Furniture News, University campus gets trendy, Joanna Birch

17 Feb 14, The Independent, Female entrepreneurs facing Sexism and Sizeism, Dr Charlotte Carey

17 Feb 14, BBC News, Students recreate life in WW2 trenches with paper

12 Feb 14, Daily Mail, Clever, sporty and a keen musician... then Joanna turned into a monster: Family tell how loving sister became a triple murderer, Dr Elizabeth Yardley

12 Feb 14, BBC News Online, Dennehy murder case: Why do women kill?, Dr Elizabeth Yardley & Professor David Wilson

17 Feb 14, Halesowen News, Birmingham City University plays part in hydrogen Tuk-Tuk, Parmjit Chima

6 Feb 14, iMeche, UK-India partnership develops hydrogen Tuk-Tuk concept, Parmjit Chima

5 Feb 14, Automotive World, University launches innovative hydrogen car in India, Parmjit Chima

5 Feb 14, CNET, At 25 is Sky a dishy delight or deep-pocketed menace? Vanessa Jackson

4 Feb 14, International Business Times UK, How the Billion-Member Social Network is Making Us Lonely, Daria Kuss

3 Feb 2014, Guardian, Media studies: it's not a 'mickey mouse' degree

January 2014

28 Jan 14, Discovery, Real-Life Hit Men Nothing Like the Movies, Professor David Wilson

27 January 2014, Daily Star, British hitmen kill their victims for an average cost of £15,000, Professor David Wilson

25 Jan 14, The Guardian, Hitmen for hire: academics unlock the secret behaviour of Britain's contract killers, Professor David Wilson

23 Jan 14, Mumsnet, Apps for babies - too much, too young?, Dr Jane O’Connor

23 Jan 14, Birmingham Post, Rich List 2014: Property most popular for profits, Dr Steve McCabe

23 Jan 14, Professional Jeweller, Students jewellery designs shortlisted in national competition

22 Jan 14,, Fine Art graduate showcases exhibition comprising of broken slates and nails

22 Jan 14, BBC, Shape-shifting software 'defends against botnet hacks', Ron Austin

21 January 2014, Homes & Antiques, Students designs impress at National Trends exhibition

20 Jan 14, The Guardian, Suicide and murder rate in British prisons at highest level for years, Professor David Wilson

17 Jan 14, Specification Online, BCU announces £58m plans to transform the University, Professor Cliff Allan

10 Jan 14, Retail Jeweller, LVMH partners with Birmingham City University to inspire UK watchmakers, Jeremy Hobbins

3 January 2014, Cotswold Journal, BCU Alumni shortlisted for national award for bespoke wedding stationer

3 January 2014, Bromsgrove Advertiser, Fine Art Graduate impresses locals at retrospective exhibition

1 Jan 14, Universities News, Birmingham City University invests £15k in student radio station revamp