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Birmingham researchers pioneer LGBTQ inclusivity in higher education

Birmingham researchers pioneer LGBTQ inclusivity in higher education
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Researchers at the University of Birmingham have published recommendations for best practice on LGBTQ- inclusivity in the higher education curriculum - based on the results of an extensive survey into the experiences of both LGBTQ and straight cisgender students and staff on campus.
Date:
01/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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

Description
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

Description
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

Description
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
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