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Paid leave to volunteer: A lesson in economic geography

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The Conservative Party has suggested that people who work in businesses with at least 250 employees should be entitled to 3 days paid leave each year in order to volunteer.
Date:
22/04/2015

B-Film Newsletter March-April 2015

B-Film Newsletter March-April 2015
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Latest issue of the B-Film newsletter.
Date:
21/04/2015

Promises and limitations of cognitive neurosciences and genomics in identifying valid mental disorder constructs within the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework

Promises and limitations of cognitive neurosciences and genomics in identifying valid mental disorder constructs within the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC) framework
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PhD student to present at the prestigious and highly competitive Cognitio 2015 conference.
Date:
21/04/2015

One minute movie competition winner

One minute movie competition winner
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The winner of the inaugural Department of Film and Creative Writing One Minute Movie Competition was Dan White's film, 'The Trip'.
Date:
21/04/2015

Community Action and Social Media Research

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The Third Sector Research Centre at the University of Birmingham is researching the use and non-use of social media for community action among community groups in England.
Date:
21/04/2015

Paid leave to volunteer: A lesson in economic geography

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The Conservative Party has suggested that people who work in businesses with at least 250 employees should be entitled to 3 days paid leave each year in order to volunteer.
Date:
21/04/2015

CHASM intern wins CISI award

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CHASM intern from the School of Social Policy is one of the 2015 winners of CISI Educational Trust Awards.
Date:
21/04/2015

Blog: Translating the multi-lingual City book review

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TLANG Blog from Professor Mike Baynham, University of Leeds.
Date:
21/04/2015

Deaths in the Mediterranean are a direct result of ongoing crisis in north Africa

Deaths in the Mediterranean are a direct result of ongoing crisis in north Africa
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Written by Professor Paul Jackson. The rapid escalation this year in the numbers of people drowned as they flee in leaky boats across the Mediterranean is a direct consequence of the conflict in Iraq, Syria and north Africa, specifically Libya – where the implications of the Western intervention are playing out in the deaths of thousands, whether from the violence itself or as they try desperately to escape to safety.
Date:
21/04/2015

Newly discovered pathway reveals how our immune system is regulated; gives hope for serious chronic diseases

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham have identified an important new way in which our immune systems are regulated, and hope that understanding it will help tackle the debilitating effects of type 1 diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and other serious diseases.
Date:
20/04/2015
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