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Should we stay or should we go? Immigration, Brexit and the status quo

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The desire to reduce immigration to the mythical tens of thousands promised by the Coalition and subsequent Conservative administrations, through regaining control of borders allegedly governed by Europe, was largely featured in the first call for an in/out EU referendum, and later in the lobbying of the Leave campaign. There are a range of possible scenarios in the event of a vote to stay in the EU or to leave, but whatever the outcome of the referendum, it is likely there will be little change in net migration figures.
Date:
19/05/2016

Should we stay or should we go? Immigration, Brexit and the status quo

Description
The desire to reduce immigration to the mythical tens of thousands promised by the Coalition and subsequent Conservative administrations, through regaining control of borders allegedly governed by Europe, was largely featured in the first call for an in/out EU referendum, and later in the lobbying of the Leave campaign. There are a range of possible scenarios in the event of a vote to stay in the EU or to leave, but whatever the outcome of the referendum, it is likely there will be little change in net migration figures.
Date:
19/05/2016

The Bank of England is right to intervene in the Brexit debate

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Mark Carney's job is to identify threats to Britain's economy. Brexit is exactly that. Written by Professor Tony Yates.
Date:
18/05/2016

Birmingham water experts help China clean sewage treatment

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Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could help to make wastewater treatment plants in China run more effectively – cutting costs and emissions of planet-warming greenhouse gases.
Date:
17/05/2016

Resident-led plans and reviews

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This film records how people in Big Local areas are planning to make their community a better place to live.
Date:
17/05/2016

Birmingham water experts develop device to save lives

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Experts at the University of Birmingham have developed a unique device that could save lives around the globe by quickly and simply testing whether water supplies are safe to drink – particularly in refugee camps and disaster zones.
Date:
17/05/2016

CHASM Intern Programme

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The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) are this year supporting four paid internships, allowing them to offer research experience to new researchers, whilst also supporting CHASM members in their research activities.
Date:
16/05/2016

Mental Health Awareness Week

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Paul Burstow, recently appointed Professor of Mental Health Policy for the School of Social Policy has written a Viewpoint piece to publicise Mental Health Awareness Week which runs from 16th -22nd May and focuses on the themes of relationships.
Date:
16/05/2016

Nine out of 10 international students satisfied with Birmingham

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Nine out of 10 international students are satisfied at the University of Birmingham and more than eight out of 10 would recommend it to others – a leading survey reveals.
Date:
16/05/2016
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