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Methods of poverty assessment must be overhauled if we really want to make a difference

Methods of poverty assessment must be overhauled if we really want to make a difference

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Scott Wisor writes the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
27/03/2015
New Fellowship: Optimism

New Fellowship: Optimism

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Lisa Bortolotti was awarded a Non-residential Fellowship on "Costs and Benefits of Optimism" ($76,299).
Date:
20/03/2015
European Philosophical Society for the Study of the Emotions (EPSSE)

European Philosophical Society for the Study of the Emotions (EPSSE)

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PhD student Isaura Peddis to present paper.
Date:
20/03/2015
Workshop 1 report: Changing understandings of body Image

Workshop 1 report: Changing understandings of body Image

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A report on the first BeautyDemands workshop which took place 4-5 March 2015.
Date:
17/03/2015
Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms: call for papers

Professionals, practitioners and beauty norms: call for papers

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Call for papers for the second BeautyDemands workshop.
Date:
17/03/2015
£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

£10,000 scholarships for Masters study at the University of Birmingham

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For 2015 entry the University has two brand new schemes which offer £10,000 scholarships for Masters students. These scholarships have been jointly funded by the British Government; the allocation of the awards, which is the fourth highest in the UK, further cements Birmingham's place amongst the very best higher education institutions for postgraduate study.
Date:
10/03/2015
Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

Should development be kinky? A response to Pritchett and Kenny

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Scott Wisor Writes for the Devpolicy blog.
Date:
12/01/2015
On the rate of development progress

On the rate of development progress

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Dr Scott Wisor considers what rates of progress should be involved in moving individuals above minimal sufficiency thresholds.
Date:
12/01/2015
The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

The demands of the beauty ideal: what is required of us?

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Professor Heather Widdows introduces the latest Birmingham Perspective.
Date:
07/01/2015
Beauty Demands

Beauty Demands

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A new project considering the changing attitudes to body image and the consequent changing uses of procedures which have traditionally been regarded as 'medical' which are now seen as increasingly 'normal', 'routine' and part of the 'beauty regimes' of 'ordinary women'.
Date:
06/01/2015
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