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What is Social Policy?

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If you could change one thing? What would it be? This is the question posed in a new promotional video which has recently been produced by the School of Social Policy for its Social Policy undergraduate programmes.
Date:
04/05/2016

School of Education PhD Studentships 2016/2017

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The School of Education to fund full-time PhD studentship and a fees only award for Home/EU students.
Date:
04/05/2016

Latest Newsletter from Housing and Communities

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The latest edition of the Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, is now available to read online.
Date:
04/05/2016

BBC Four World at One

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IRiS research Dr Nando Sigona interviewd by BBC World at One about the situation of lone refugee children in the EU.
Date:
03/05/2016

ICCS celebrates resounding success of third annual training programme

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In April 2016, the Institute for Conflict, Cooperation and Security hosted the third annual training programme on 'Trust, Diplomacy and Conflict Transformation' at the University of Birmingham. The programme brought together delegates from across the UK, including students, researchers, and practitioners from international peace-building NGOs and diplomatic missions.
Date:
29/04/2016

School of Education in Top 10 in latest edition of the Complete University Guide

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The School of Education in ranked 10th in the latest Complete University Guide
Date:
29/04/2016

Insight: Everyone's waiting for the first drone disaster

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GIVEN the collision at Heathrow and the potential for aerial terrorism, have regulators been caught napping on policing the skies, asks Dani Garavelli. Professor David Hastings Dunn, head of the Department of Political Science and International Studies at Birmingham University, believes it is only a matter of time before terrorists will be strapping explosives to drones, allowing them to by-pass security systems and carry out attacks on open-air events.
Date:
29/04/2016

"Brexit" Attacks President Obama...and Avoids the Issues

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One might be surprised that a prominent British politician would begin a comment about US President Barack Obama with a historical lie. One might not foresee an ethnic slur against the American leader.But that is exactly what happened last week when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, used The Sun newspaper as a platform to denounce Obama's visit to Britain.
Date:
29/04/2016

"Brexit" Attacks President Obama...and Avoids the Issues

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One might be surprised that a prominent British politician would begin a comment about US President Barack Obama with a historical lie. One might not foresee an ethnic slur against the American leader.But that is exactly what happened last week when the Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, used The Sun newspaper as a platform to denounce Obama's visit to Britain.
Date:
29/04/2016

Manufacturing in Greater Birmingham – is it pulling its weight?

Manufacturing in Greater Birmingham – is it pulling its weight?
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Our first guest blog from Patrick Willcocks, policy commentator focused on cities and their economic and environmental policy issues (UrbanPivot); a teaching fellow at the UoB Business school focusing on Europe and regional development and a private consultant working on EU funding and policy.
Date:
27/04/2016
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