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18/11/2015: The role of faith in education
The Revd Canon Professor Richard A Burridge, Dean of King’s College London, explored a variety of themes around the role of faith in the UK’s higher education landscape during the seventh Lord Dearing Annual Lecture at Church House Conference Centre in London on Thursday 12 November.
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28/10/2015: Actor to sprinkle Harry Potter magic on graduation
Graduates from Birmingham’s Newman University will be joined by the actor who played Arthur Weasley in the Harry Potter films at their graduation ceremony today (Tuesday 27 October).
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23/10/2015: Exhibition of pictures of the visit made by Pope Paul VI to the Holy Land
St Mary’s Chapel, Newman University In May 2014 Pope Francis made a visit to the Holy Land, making the 50th anniversary of the historic visit made by Pope Paul VI. We are delighted to welcome and host here in our Chapel at Newman University, an exhibition of pictures that capture Pope Francis’ visit. They come to us through the generosity of the Embassy of Israel.
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02/10/2015: Newman agrees partnership with Chinese university
Newman University has signed an agreement with Guangdong University of Education (GDUE) in Guangzhou, China that begins with Newman validating a one-year Professional Graduate Certificate in Management and Business for GDUE students.
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03/09/2015: Newman University shortlisted for national award
Newman University has been shortlisted as a finalist for the higher education Oscars; the Times Higher Education Awards.
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12/08/2015: Newman celebrates NSS success
Newman University is celebrating after being named the number one university in the country for student satisfaction in three subject areas: Drama, English Studies and History.
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14/07/2015: Newman University CADLab awarded BBC Children in Need grant
Newman University has secured a grant from BBC Children in Need to develop its Drama department's work in Applied Theatre and Wellbeing to improve the lives of young sick children in local hospitals.
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14/07/2015: Newman Professor Awarded Visiting Fellowship
A Professor from Birmingham’s Newman University has been awarded a visiting fellowship at the University of Glasgow, sponsored by Trinity College, in recognition of her expertise in biblical interpretation.
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17/04/2015: New research shows “design thinking” is likely to be an instinctive phenomenon
A new study published in the online edition of Cognition suggests that non-believers and atheists, as well as religious believers, instinctively think there is a creator being or agency behind natural processes.
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27/02/2015: Newman secures £1.8 million research funding
Researchers from Newman University, Birmingham have been awarded £1,872,654 by the Templeton Religion Trust to set up a research group team to examine the relationship between science and religion in society.
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16/02/2015: Spring productions from Newman's Drama department
Over the Spring Newman Universitys second and third year Drama students will be performing two fantastic productions at both the Blue Orange Theatre and The Crescent Theatre in Birmingham City centre.
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07/01/2015: Newman academics are world leading
Academics at Birmingham’s Newman University are celebrating after research carried out at the university was recognised as world leading in the latest research assessment exercise.
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07/01/2015: Royal meeting for Newman lecturer
Newman lecturer Dr Mark Holland enjoyed a regal end to 2014 when he met His Royal Highness, Prince William the Duke of Cambridge at homeless charity – St Basils – as part of his applied research for PESS.
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19/09/2014: Conference: Rethinking Poverty in Medieval and Early Modern Europe
We would very much like to welcome proposals for twenty-minute papers to be used at the conference, please read on to find out more.
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