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Birmingham Researcher talks about disability issues at this year's Archer's Conference.

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Birmingham expertise has been called upon by the Archer's Academic conference which brings together experts from a variety of disciplines to discuss how research and professional experience can cast a new light on the storylines of the BBC Radio 4 drama The Archers.
Date:
17/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Birmingham's early warning system flags global financial crises

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a new 'early warning system' that could help policymakers around the world take action to avert or lessen the impact of financial crisis.
Date:
14/02/2017
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Paul Burstow leads new commission on mental health prevention for children and young people

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The Rt Hon Paul Burstow, former Minister of State for Care Services, is to chair the 7th University of Birmingham policy commission. The focus of the commission is mental health promotion and illness prevention across society.
Date:
09/02/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences

Birmingham creates city development blueprint with global dimension

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have developed a way of investigating or diagnosing the challenges facing their home city that could be used to help improve the lives of city dwellers around the world.
Date:
06/02/2017
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Poor mental health in the West Midlands region costs more than £3000 per person, study finds

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A new study has estimated the financial impact of poor mental health on the West Midlands region to be over £12 billion per year, including nearly £2 billion a year as a direct cost to the NHS – equivalent to more than £3000 for every person living in the area.
Date:
31/01/2017
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences
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