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Meet Max Nathan - Senior Birmingham Fellow at City REDI

Meet Max Nathan - Senior Birmingham Fellow at City REDI
Description
Max Nathan is a City-REDI affiliate, and a Senior Birmingham Fellow in Regional Economic Development, based in the Business School. He is also a Deputy Director of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth.
Date:
06/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship

Description
The Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), based in the Business School at University of Birmingham, welcomes Expressions of Interest from postdoctoral researchers to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Actions (MSCA) Individual Fellowship to support the mobility of scholars for between one and two years.
Date:
05/05/2016

Manufacturing in Greater Birmingham – is it pulling its weight?

Manufacturing in Greater Birmingham – is it pulling its weight?
Description
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
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Event report - The Migration and Entrepreneurship International Conference

Description
Read a summary of the Migration and Entrepreneurship International Conference, which was held at the University of Birmingham on the 14 of April 2016. The event was sponsored by DiasporaLink and the European Commission and organised by the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME) at Birmingham Business School in collaboration with the Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS).
Date:
26/04/2016

We must stop looking at EU migrants as coming from two Europes – the east, and everywhere else

Description
Migration is a central theme in the debate over Britain's membership of the EU before the referendum in June. But the focus is often upon migrants from eastern Europe, with migrants from everywhere else in Europe largely absent from such discussions. Perhaps because those from the east are newer to the European community, it is they who are often portrayed as a problem.
Date:
23/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Are you listening Sir Bob – Birmingham wins the RCUK Urban Living Partnership Call - a new big boost towards Birmingham as the collaborative future city

Description
Richard Kenny narrates some of the journey so far in responding to this Call and tries to put his finger on Birmingham's initial success in engaging with RCUK and Innovate UK in their radical joined up approach to future cities, urban living and innovation.
Date:
22/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

We must stop looking at EU migrants as coming from two Europes – the east, and everywhere else

We must stop looking at EU migrants as coming from two Europes – the east, and everywhere else
Description
Catherine Harris in The Conversation: Six countries account for half of the EU migrants to the UK – but they're not all from eastern Europe.
Date:
21/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Next Steps for the Combined Authority and the Midlands Engine

Description
On 1 June 2016 the West Midlands Combined Authority comes into effect. With that in mind, Insider hosted an event at Birmingham Business School to explore the next steps for the Combined Authority and the Midlands Engine.
Date:
21/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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