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MGNREGA and women's security: Need better policing, say researchers from Birmingham Business School

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Research on gender-based violence in India conducted by Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay and Sofia Amaral has featured in the Times of India, the world's largest selling English language daily.
Date:
13/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Event report - The Migration and Entrepreneurship International Conference

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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

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

Beyond Morgan's eight Metaphors: Adding to and developing Organizational theory

Beyond Morgan's eight Metaphors: Adding to and developing Organizational theory
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Professor Kiran Trehan and colleagues from America (Professor Linda Putman) and Norway (Professor Anders Ortenblad) have published an important special issue in Human Relations which explores and advances Gareth Morgan's organizational theory.
Date:
20/04/2016

March meet-ups in China

March meet-ups in China
Description
Business School alumni in Shanghai had two opportunities to network and meet with fellow graduates in March.
Date:
14/04/2016

Facebook and the Big Chill

Facebook and the Big Chill
Description
Research by Lecturer in Marketing Dr David Houghton suggests that Facebook users are self-censoring their day-to-day activities to avoid disapproval from online friends and family, blurring our online and offline lives.
Date:
14/04/2016

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers

How business is devising new ways to rip off workers
Description
Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations Geraint Harvey with colleagues in The Conversation: Businesses are reducing the UK tax take with a new form of self-employment which harks back to mediaeval England.
Date:
12/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Applications open for Jamaica Legacy Scholarship

Applications open for Jamaica Legacy Scholarship
Description
The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation and the University of Birmingham have opened the application process for the University of Birmingham and Jamaica National Foundation Legacy Scholarship 2016/17.
Date:
08/04/2016
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