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Struggling to stay healthy in 2017? Bad marketing could be to blame

Struggling to stay healthy in 2017? Bad marketing could be to blame
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Isabelle Szmigin in the Conversation: New research shows how marketers get away with making their food look and sound healthier than it really is.
Date:
15/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why British Airways cabin crew are striking

Why British Airways cabin crew are striking
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Geraint Harvey in the Conversation: Despite performing the same job, one of BA's three cabin crew fleets earns far less than their colleagues.
Date:
09/01/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool

Britain's great meritocracy gap – why businesses must widen their talent pool
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Joanne Duberley in the Conversation: Research shows that the way meritocracy is discussed can actually curtail opportunities for social mobility.
Date:
21/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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

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

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?

How reliant is Britain on EU migrant workers?
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Catherine Harris in the Conversation: EU workers in the UK are highly employed and concentrated in a few key areas of the economy – posing problems if they are no longer welcome post-Brexit.
Date:
09/08/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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