News from Birmingham Business School

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the Business School and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

IN THE CONVERSATION

US Navy collisions point to the risks of automation on sea, air and land

US Navy collisions point to the risks of automation on sea, air and land
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Amy Fraher in The Conversation: Self-driving cars and drones have some lessons to learn from the experience of ships and planes in switching to autopilot.
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IN THE BUSINESS SCHOOL BLOG

UK Pension liberalisation: freedom and choice or risk and insecurity?

UK Pension liberalisation: freedom and choice or risk and insecurity?
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To mark Pension Awareness Day, guest blogger and Lecturer Social Policy Louise Overton offers her take on pension provision in the UK.
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Is the game up for Theresa May? What leadership theory tells us about her chances of survival

Is the game up for Theresa May? What leadership theory tells us about her chances of survival
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Leading isn't all about charisma, but when you're not seen as competent either, you're in big trouble.
Date:
25/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research centre celebrates seven years of providing world-class research on financial security

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The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is celebrating seven years of producing world-class research on the role of assets and their distribution in people's lives - from pensions to housing to financial savings.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Baby-boomers vs. young generation' not the problem with financial inequality - study

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Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study.
Date:
22/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CREME academics shortlisted for ESRC impact award

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Professor Monder Ram and Professor Kiran Trehan, Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), have been shortlisted for the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Celebrating Impact Prize 2017. This accolade, specifically for the Outstanding Impact in Business and Enterprise award in the ESRC Celebrating Impact Prize 2017, is due to their work with the Enterprise and Diversity Alliance (EDA).
Date:
15/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

City-regions need great universities as strong and committed 'anchor institutions'

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As we come to terms with this week's terrorist attack, our thoughts are with the families of those affected by this senseless act; not just in Manchester, but across the North-West. Like many regions across the country, the North-West is dependent upon the skills and talents of its young people, particularly those coming out of universities, to contribute to the region's success.
Date:
25/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

City-regions need great universities as strong and committed 'anchor institutions'

Description
As we come to terms with this week's terrorist attack, our thoughts are with the families of those affected by this senseless act; not just in Manchester, but across the North-West. Like many regions across the country, the North-West is dependent upon the skills and talents of its young people, particularly those coming out of universities, to contribute to the region's success.
Date:
25/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham researchers feature in ITN Productions and Police Federation new campaign

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Researchers from the University of Birmingham's Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing have been featured in a new 'Above and Beyond' campaign, launched at the Police Federation Conference earlier this week, which reports on the issues that impact on the health and safety of police officers.
Date:
19/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Strong and stable leadership: inside the Conservatives' election slogan

Strong and stable leadership: inside the Conservatives' election slogan
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Scott Taylor in the Conversation: Why is the PM constantly repeating this phrase and what impact is it really having on her campaign?
Date:
04/05/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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