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Phronesis and the Medical Community

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Dr Mervyn Conroy discusses the Phronesis and the Medical Community project which will explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
02/07/2015

New 2015 grant from the Bial Foundation to examine hallucinatory anomalous body experiences

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Dr Jason Braithwaite has been awarded a new grant for €41,600 from the Bial Foundation to examine anomalous body experiences in non-clinical populations.
Date:
02/07/2015

University of Birmingham portable cancer test receives further investment

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A strategic partner of the University of Birmingham, Abingdon Health Ltd, recently announced the closure of a £3 million investment round.
Date:
01/07/2015

New paper published in journal 'Cortex'

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A new paper from Dr Jason Braithwaite and colleagues from the School of Psychology, has been published in the top international journal 'Cortex'.
Date:
01/07/2015

Birmingham 'enterprise belt' research is creating 96,000 jobs

Birmingham 'enterprise belt' research is creating 96,000 jobs
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A recent impact case study by Professor John Bryson has been published on the ESRC website. The study focuses on an 'enterprise belt' surrounding Greater Birmingham that is helping to create 96,000 new jobs that will add £14 billion to the economy.
Date:
29/06/2015

The Boundary Stones of Thought: An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic

The Boundary Stones of Thought: An Essay in the Philosophy of Logic
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New book by Professor Ian Rumfitt.
Date:
29/06/2015

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission
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Written by Katherine Tonkiss. "The Audit Commission played a central role in the audit, inspection, performance improvement and regulation of local authorities (and other public service providers) in England for over thirty years. Operating at arm's length from government, it thrived under the efficiency and performance improvement agendas of successive Conservative and Labour governments, growing into a large and powerful public body."
Date:
24/06/2015

One of our academics appointed Editor-in-Chief of APA journal

One of our academics appointed Editor-in-Chief of APA journal
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Dr Maria Kavussanu, Senior Lecturer in Sport and Exercise Psychology here at the School of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences, has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology (SEPP) published by the American Psychological Association.
Date:
23/06/2015

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance

FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance
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FIFA, not the biggest surprise: junctures in sport governance. A review of the recent FIFA scandal and ramifications for other sports governing bodies.
Date:
23/06/2015

Social care micro-enterprises more effective than larger providers, says report

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'Smaller is better' when it comes to providing social care, according to a new study from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
23/06/2015
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