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Education jumping for joy at NSS 2016 results

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We are thrilled that Education at Birmingham has been ranked 4th in the Russell Group, according to the National Student Survey 2016 (NSS 2016) – a jump of 43 places in the rankings.
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10/08/2016

American obsession with 'al-Qaeda in Syria' is making the conflict there worse

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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. When it comes to the Syrian opposition, it's practically impossible to separate 'moderates' from 'extremists'.
Date:
10/08/2016

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?
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Catherine Harris in the Conversation: EU workers in the UK are highly employed and concentrated in a few key areas of the economy – posing problems if they are no longer welcome post-Brexit.
Date:
09/08/2016

ICCS contributes to a policy briefing on 'The governance of UAVs in defence and security'

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The Partnership for Conflict, Crime and Security Research (PaCCS) has published a policy briefing on the impact of new technologies on the defence and security sectors, focusing on questions of governance, ethics and the law.
Date:
09/08/2016

Volunteering later in life can enhance mental health and wellbeing

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Becoming a volunteer later on in life can result in good mental health and wellbeing, according to researchers from the University of Birmingham and the University of Southampton.
Date:
09/08/2016

Honour for Social Work Associate

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We were delighted over the summer to learn that Mr Christian Raphael, who has been working with us on our qualifying social work programmes for the past 5 years, was awarded an MBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Date:
08/08/2016

IRiS 2016-2017: Practitioner Research Programme

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IRiS Practitioner Research Programme - Information session, 12 October 2016.
Date:
08/08/2016

The challenge of superdiversity for urban planning

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Given my eclectic background as a practising urban planner, research institute director (on social inclusion) and (more lately) human geographer, I have become increasingly interested in the implications of increasing super-diversity for urban planning, as well as the equality of outcomes of planning practices.
Date:
08/08/2016

Laurence Cooley awarded ESRC Future Research Leaders funding

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Dr Laurence Cooley awarded ESRC funding for two year project on 'The contentious politics of the census in consociational democracies.'
Date:
04/08/2016

Preparing for the Impact of Brexit on the NHS: Challenges in Funding, Recruitment and Research

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HSMC's Professor Mark Exworthy is speaking at an event organised by the Public Policy Exchange.
Date:
04/08/2016
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