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Former Minister joins University of Birmingham to drive mental health policy impact

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Former Minister of State for Care Services Paul Burstow is to join the University of Birmingham to advise on mental health policy engagement and impact.
Date:
07/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham entrepreneurial expert helps understand impact of Chinese change

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A University of Birmingham business expert has launched a major new book which could kick-start research and debate around how talented Chinese professionals and entrepreneurs are returning to help shape the economic future of China and the wider world.
Date:
25/02/2016
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

New data reveals public attitude to charity giving hasn't changed in 25 years

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Research into public perceptions of charities has found there has been virtually no change in trends of gift giving and attitudes towards charity since 1991; despite economic growth and policy change in the sector. Professor John Mohan of the University Birmingham and Dr Beth Breeze of the University of Kent, found that in comparing public responses to the original British Social Attitudes Survey to the same questions in 2015, negative perceptions of charity barely shifted at all.
Date:
29/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New data highlights changes in public perception of UK charities

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Figures published in a new book explore public perception of charities and show how attitudes have changed since 1991. In comparing public responses to the original British Social Attitudes Survey, to the same questions in 2015, the authors believe that while there are changes in the expectations for priorities in the sector, negative perceptions of charity have barely shifted at all.
Date:
22/12/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Education Secretary opens pioneering School

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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan MP visited the new University of Birmingham School today (Thursday) to meet pupils and teachers and declare the School officially open.
Date:
03/12/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching
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