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Potential role of social enterprise within health and social care

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HSMC have been working with the Public Policy Institute for Wales to consider the potential role of social enterprise within health and social care.
Date:
09/02/2016

The collapse of Kids Company – a settling of accounts

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The collapse of Kids Company – a settling of accounts
Date:
08/02/2016

David Cameron's focus on Black & minority ethnic student access is a modest but welcome first step

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Dr Nicola Rollock comments on remarks made by David Cameron on discrimination as an issue facing Black and minority ethnic populations in the criminal justice system, the armed forces, and UK universities.
Date:
08/02/2016

David Cameron's focus on Black & minority ethnic student access is a modest but welcome first step

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Earlier this week, David Cameron stunned those of us committed to campaigning for race equality. He dared name discrimination – "overt, unconscious, institutional" - as an issue facing Black and minority ethnic populations in the criminal justice system, the armed forces, and - significantly - UK universities.
Date:
05/02/2016

David Cameron's focus on Black & minority ethnic student access is a modest but welcome first step

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Earlier this week, David Cameron stunned those of us committed to campaigning for race equality. He dared name discrimination – "overt, unconscious, institutional" - as an issue facing Black and minority ethnic populations in the criminal justice system, the armed forces, and - significantly - UK universities.
Date:
05/02/2016

Blog: Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?

Blog: Can the meek professor or 'Mr Clean' save the Central African Republic?
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Written by Paul Jackson. After no candidate received more than 50% of the vote during the first round in December 2015, the presidential election in the Central African Republic is now headed to a runoff.
Date:
05/02/2016

Behind Barbie's success – the cautious evolution of an iconic doll

Behind Barbie's success – the cautious evolution of an iconic doll
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Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Despite her age Barbie hasn't matured – a successful formula that has worked for Mattel.
Date:
04/02/2016

Iowa caucuses: Rubio's the real winner – and the Democrats will stay united

Iowa caucuses: Rubio's the real winner – and the Democrats will stay united
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. The Republican establishment looks like it has finally found its man.
Date:
04/02/2016

Blog: Designing in Collaboration: Challenges for the new Combined Authorities

Blog: Designing in Collaboration: Challenges for the new Combined Authorities
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Written by Max Lempriere and Vivien Lowndes. At a workshop hosted in December 2015 by City-REDI, INLOGOV, The Public Services Academy at the University of Birmingham practitioners and academics from the world of local government came together to share experiences on the current Combined Authorities and city-region devolution agenda. In the fifth of a series of posts Max Lempriere and Vivien Lowndes reflect on the day's major talking points.
Date:
04/02/2016

Energy storage experts welcome Brazilian industry chiefs to Birmingham

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Experts in energy storage research at the University of Birmingham welcomed representatives from businesses and universities across Brazil to explore future partnerships that could see Brazilian cities testing innovative technology.
Date:
03/02/2016
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