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Why We Post: Distinguished lecture of Professor Daniel Miller

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The College of Social Sciences were delighted to welcome Professor Daniel Miller, University College London, to campus on Thursday 27 April 2017 to discuss the anthropology of social media.
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02/05/2017

Inaugural lecture sustains Professor's accounting research

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The College of Social Sciences were delighted to host the inaugural lecture of Professor Ian Thomson, Professor of Accounting and Sustainability at Birmingham Business School.
Date:
02/05/2017

Aspiring Public Health Leaders' programme

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This new programme, delivered in partnership with Public Health England, is designed for those who aspire to director-level roles focused on improving the public's health.
Date:
02/05/2017

University of Birmingham appointed to deliver major public health national leadership programme

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The University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) and the Medical School Public Health faculty are delighted to announce that they will be delivering the new Aspiring Public Health Leaders' programme from 2017, in partnership with Public Health England.
Date:
02/05/2017

College success in latest university league table

College success in latest university league table
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We are delighted to announce that in the 2018 Complete University Guide, all 8 subjects from the College of Social Sciences at the University of Birmingham have been rated within the top 20 in the UK, with three subjects appearing in the top 10.
Date:
02/05/2017

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Responsibility and Its Avoidance: Essays in Public Management and Governance

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Responsibility and Its Avoidance: Essays in Public Management and Governance
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Speaker: Dr Donald Curtis, University of Birmingham.
Date:
02/05/2017

The quality of work and well-being: are we doing enough?

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In recent years, concerns over the quality of work have prompted debates surrounding methods of improving job quality, and the relationship between the quality of work and employee well-being. Existing research has attempted to identify the constituents of job quality and 'good work'. Factors argued as affecting the relative quality of jobs include pay (including relative income levels), skill, levels of autonomy, variety, work intensity, the length of the working day/week, job security, opportunities for training and development, and availability of flexible working arrangements.
Date:
27/04/2017

The quality of work and well-being: are we doing enough?

Description
In recent years, concerns over the quality of work have prompted debates surrounding methods of improving job quality, and the relationship between the quality of work and employee well-being. Existing research has attempted to identify the constituents of job quality and 'good work'. Factors argued as affecting the relative quality of jobs include pay (including relative income levels), skill, levels of autonomy, variety, work intensity, the length of the working day/week, job security, opportunities for training and development, and availability of flexible working arrangements.
Date:
27/04/2017

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs

Pint of Science Birmingham brings latest local science breakthroughs to city pubs
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Researchers from the University of Birmingham are joining the world's largest festival of public science talks as over 30 scientists take to the stage in pubs around Birmingham city centre from 15 to 17 May.
Date:
27/04/2017
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