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Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business

Can quotas make gender equality happen in politics? Lessons from business
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Are quotas the best way to challenge sexism and discrimination in politics and workplaces?
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Improving the decision-making process within Rolls-Royce Aerospace

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Since May 2015, Dr Joe Sanderson and Dr Chris Lonsdale have been delivering a multi-level CPD programme (Strategic Sourcing Masterclasses) within Rolls-Royce Aerospace and are now undertaking a research project to assess its impact.
Date:
19/09/2016

Kurt Yang Liu joins the GVC Research Cluster

Kurt Yang Liu joins the GVC Research Cluster
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The GVC research cluster would like to welcome a new member of the group, Kurt Yang Liu, who joined the Department of Procurement and Operations Management in June 2016.
Date:
16/09/2016

'Inclusive Finance': Central Bank of Kenya: CBK@50 Golden Jubilee Celebrations

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CBK hosted an international central banking symposium on September 13, 2016. This was a high-level forum that brought together local and international economists, bankers, researchers, members of the academia and other stakeholders to engage on emerging issues in central banking.
Date:
16/09/2016

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact
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Pam Robinson outlines the challenge of meeting demanding supply schedules of UK supermarkets in an article article published in this month's 'Insider magazine'.
Date:
15/09/2016

Birmingham banking report prompts media buzz

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Business school researchers help spark debate on barriers to investment banking roles for less privileged applicants
Date:
14/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Workplace Health and Wellbeing in Construction and Retail

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According to a recent report, 2 million people in Britain suffered from an illness in 2013/14 that they believed had been caused or made worse by their current or past work. A recent research project between the University of Birmingham and Health Exchange looked at the evidence for positive impacts of well-being programmes on organisations and their employees, particularly in the retail and construction sectors.
Date:
06/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is it our fault if we eat too many calories?

Is it our fault if we eat too many calories?
Description
Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: It turns out most of us under-report how many calories we consume – but it's not entirely our fault.
Date:
17/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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