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Here's what the care homes of the future should look like

Description
With everything from shops and salons to cinemas and cycling, Paul Burstow discusses a new scheme encourages residents to take control of their lives by designing care homes.
Date:
02/08/2017

Still staying underground? Informal work, small firms and the National Living Wage

Still staying underground? Informal work, small firms and the National Living Wage
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"How are small firms actually implementing the National Living Wage (NLW)? Will the NLW and accompanying efforts to boost enforcement shock errant firms into compliance? And what distinguishes compliant from non-complaint firms?" CREME Director Monder Ram in the Business School Blog.
Date:
01/08/2017

Professor Paul Burstow announced as new chair of the Social Care Institute for Excellence

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Professor of Mental Health Policy Paul Burstow has been appointed as the new chair of national improvement agency and charity the Social Care Institute for Excellence.
Date:
28/07/2017

IEL Director presents at UNCITRAL 50th Anniversary Congress

IEL Director presents at UNCITRAL 50th Anniversary Congress
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In July Professor Martin Trybus presented a paper at the 50th Anniversary Congress of the United Nations Commission for International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) at the UN headquarters in Vienna.
Date:
28/07/2017

'Meeting the Needs of Pupils with Autism in Qatar: moving forward' to be publicly released at the (WISE) Summit

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The research report 'Meeting the Needs of Pupils with Autism in Qatar: moving forward' to be publicly released at the (WISE) Summit, in Doha, Qatar
Date:
27/07/2017

SUSTech research experts visit Birmingham for partnership talks

SUSTech research experts visit Birmingham for partnership talks
Description
Researchers from the Southern University of Science and Technology of China (SUSTech) visited the University of Birmingham to explore opportunities for research collaboration and to extend the existing doctoral training programme.
Date:
27/07/2017

Department Gets Two New Leverhulme Fellowships

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Two staff members at POLSIS have been awarded prestigious Leverhulme Early Career Fellowships.
Date:
26/07/2017

Third Sector Research Centre share evaluation of Big Local scheme at the first ever Big Local Film Festival

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The Third Sector Research Centre have recently published findings from the evaluation of the Big Local scheme, which aims to bring together local talent, ambitions, skills and energy from individuals, groups and organisations who want to make their area an even better place to live. The findings were shared with Big Local residents and participants at the first ever Big Local Film Festival in July.
Date:
26/07/2017

Malala visits Birmingham to spread message of 'education for all'

Malala visits Birmingham to spread message of 'education for all'
Description
Malala Yousafzai visited the University of Birmingham and appealed to women physicists from around the globe to spread the message of 'education for all'.
Date:
24/07/2017
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