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Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

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Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
23/05/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham continues to climb university league table

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The University of Birmingham has risen to 15th in the UK university league tables with 50 per cent of its subjects in the top 10 and three subjects rated number one in the country.
Date:
25/04/2016
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Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences

Birmingham and Illinois recruiting top researchers to tackle global challenges

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The University of Birmingham and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are jointly recruiting top postdoctoral researchers in areas of common interest that also address major global challenges.
Date:
14/04/2016
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham autism expert aims to help Chinese children

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A University of Birmingham autism expert will illustrate how ground-breaking work in Britain could help improve life for millions of Chinese children.
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

EU response to the Mediterranean refugee crisis is "likely to fail" say researchers

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Policies implemented by European states are 'likely to fail' due to an obsession with border controls and so-called 'pull factors', new research shows today.
Date:
22/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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