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Patient knowledge is critical for solving hospital bed crisis

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The search for a solution to 'unnecessary' hospital admissions of older people has been impeded by incomplete evidence that omits the patient's experience. These are the findings of a study showcased at the University of Birmingham during the Economic and Social Research Council's (ESRC) Festival of Social Science. The project pioneers a holistic approach that will offer formal guidelines for optimising hospital beds.
Date:
13/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Professional world comes together to support ground-breaking School

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A pioneering agreement between seven firms from a wide range of industries aimed at equipping pupils with skills from the world of work has launched at Birmingham's newest school.
Date:
19/10/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

One in three could not find £200 in an emergency, research shows

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More than a third of people would be unable to find £200 at short notice, new research shows.
Date:
14/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Debates around sex industry based on 'sexist stereotypes', says report

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Debates around sex industry based on 'sexist stereotypes', says report
Date:
07/10/2015
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research, Social Sciences

Independent report into conditions in Calais migrant camps outlines failure to meet recommended standards

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An independent report of the Calais migrant camps, the first of its kind, has confirmed the perilous conditions facing the occupants, which fail to meet the standards recommended by global authorities.
Date:
03/10/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences
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