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October news archive

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 Aston Professor’s French radio broadcast - 2nd October

Aston Professor of European Studies, Anne Stevens, was recently called upon for her expertise by Radio France (for the France Infos channel).

New research facility has business in mind - 2nd October

A ground-breaking research centre devoted to understanding the way we think and act in the workplace has been launched at Aston Business School in Birmingham.

Participants needed for new University eye study - 4th October

Do you suffer from itchy eyes, or do you have an allergy that affects your eyes, such as hay fever? 

King Review of Low-Carbon Cars issues analytical report - 10th October

Professor Julia King, Vice-Chancellor of Aston University, has issued her interim analytical report as part of her independent Review of low-carbon cars. “Part I: the potential for CO2 reduction” sets out the environmental challenge for road transport and looks at the scope for emissions savings from more efficient vehicle technologies, cleaner fuels and smart consumer choices. 

Resident novelist arrives at Aston - 11th October

For the 2007/2008 academic year, Aston University has been fortunate enough to be allocated its first ever Royal Literary Fund Fellow. David Armstrong is available to give advice to students on how to improve their essay and writing skills, which could help them achieve higher grades.

It’s not brain surgery - 22nd October

On Thursday 25th and Friday 26th October (half-term) ‘It’s Not Brain Surgery’ will be held at Thinktank, Millennium Point, Birmingham.

Aston Business School achieves top 50 global ranking - 22nd October

Aston Business School’s Executive MBA programme is among the best in the world, according to rankings published by the Financial Times today. It comes in at number 50 globally, 15th in Europe and 8th in the UK. The ranking is compiled from interviews with graduates from the past three years and shows an improvement of 18 places since Aston Business School’s last ranking.

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