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It takes skill to remain competitive

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In the last decades, European manufacturing industries have gone through intense change. Technological change not only heavily affected the stock of workers employed in manufacturing but more importantly, impacted on the nature of skill demanded.
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17/08/2016

Sustainable Livelihoods Resource Book

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The Sustainable Livelihoods Resource Book, produced by The Volunteer Training Company and Manchester Metropolitan Universty (with a foreword from TSRC) provides useful materials and exercises to help small community groups and voluntary orgnisations to reflect on their history – and plan for the future using asset based approaches.
Date:
17/08/2016

Is it our fault if we eat too many calories?

Is it our fault if we eat too many calories?
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Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: It turns out most of us under-report how many calories we consume – but it's not entirely our fault.
Date:
17/08/2016

Birmingham and five partner universities win ESRC Doctoral Training Partnership

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The Midlands Graduate School, a partnership between Birmingham, Warwick, Nottingham, Aston, Leicester and Loughborough universities, has been awarded a Doctoral Training Partnership, the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) has announced.
Date:
15/08/2016

Workshop Report: Trust and Deception

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On 6th October 2015, the ICCS held a workshop on trust at the University of Birmingham to bring together experts from a variety of disciplinary perspectives to discuss trust and deception in international politics
Date:
11/08/2016

Engineering and Physical Sciences in the media - July 2016

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Potential for chaos on the London underground, using Virtual Reality for military training and more...
Date:
10/08/2016

New book published on US-Pakistan relations

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A new book, by Dr Talat Farooq, has recently been published which explains the American contribution to Pakistani security objectives during the presidency of Bill Clinton (1993-2001).
Date:
10/08/2016

Read the Summer edition of CHASM's e-Bulletin

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The latest e-bulletin from the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is now available, keeping you informed of their latest activities
Date:
10/08/2016

University of Birmingham signs agreement with forward-thinking Chinese institution

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The University of Birmingham has signed an agreement with the Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech), in a partnership that will explore opportunities for research collaboration and a collaborative programme of doctoral studies.
Date:
10/08/2016
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