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There is always something happening around the University and our latest news is a great way to find out what's going on.

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Media must avoid giving attackers publicity, says mass killings expert

International and UK media should follow the ‘No Notoriety’ protocol following the recent knife attacks in Australia to avoid heightening the prospect of copycat acts, says a crime expert at Birmin...

BCU launches 23 fully funded PhDs for September 2024

Birmingham City University (BCU) has pledged its ongoing commitment to research by offering 23 fully funded PhD studentships for September 2024 entry.

Music equality is the goal for new BCU research project

A blind recorder player who performed with Coldplay at the closing ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games says it can be “challenging” being a disabled musician and is backing a Birmingham Ci...


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