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Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

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Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
Monday 23rd May 2016

CHASM Intern Programme

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The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) are this year supporting four paid internships, allowing them to offer research experience to new researchers, whilst also supporting CHASM members in their research activities.
Date:
Monday 16th May 2016

CHASM policy impact in the UK

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CHASM members, Andy Lymer, Peter Davies and Lee Gregory, are having an impact on policy development in the UK.
Date:
Monday 16th May 2016

CHASM policy impact in Europe

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CHASM members are having a wider impact on policy development in Europe.
Date:
Wednesday 11th May 2016

Birmingham Savings Summit: A new savings strategy for lower income households?

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The Centre on Household Assets and Saving Management (CHASM), in partnership with the Barrow Cadbury Trust, would like to invite you to participate in a one day Savings Summit in Birmingham on Tuesday, 24 May 2016.
Date:
Monday 9th May 2016
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Sociology in and of Birmingham: Studying and celebrating diversity

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This open public event chaired by Lynn Jamieson, the President of the British Sociological Association on the eve of their annual conference, which is taking place in Birmingham. All with an interest in Birmingham are welcome and invited to participate in discussion, from those who have never heard of sociology to long-term sociologists.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Network lunch and ideas forum - limited spaces left!

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Housing and Communities Research Group: Network lunch and ideas forum - only 6 weeks to go - limited spaces left!
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, 2015

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All are welcome at the forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, which will be held in Room 710, Muirhead Tower (4.15 - 5.45 pm).
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing Association Roundtable event

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Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
Thursday 12th February 2015

Opting out of Mediterranean rescue condemns desperate migrants to death

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The UK government is seeking to defend its decision not to support rescue missions for migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe via the central Mediterranean - Dr Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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