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The fall in the world oil price and its implications for the UK economy

The fall in the world oil price and its implications for the UK economy
Description
Professor of Macroeconomics John Fender consider the decline in the price of oil and the effect it will have on the UK economy.
Date:
22/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Digging into the data on crime and punishment

Description
Community punishments do not have a significant impact on crime rates, but neither does prison, Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay writes for the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.
Date:
18/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Lads are alive and well, they're just not buying lads' mags anymore

Lads are alive and well, they're just not buying lads' mags anymore
Description
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin suggests that the demise of FHM and Zoo doesn't mean that lad culture is dead; the lads are just going elsewhere for the content.
Date:
23/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Financial Resilience Research Cluster launch

Financial Resilience Research Cluster launch
Description
On Wednesday 25 and Thursday 26 March the launch of the Financial Resilience Research Cluster was marked with an event that brought together a range of eminent Professors in the field, who were invited to deliver a presentation on a topic of their choice.
Date:
02/04/2015
Categories:
Research

Creating tomorrow's leading social scientists

Creating tomorrow's leading social scientists
Description
The Birmingham Doctoral Training Centre is one of only 21 across the UK to be accredited by the ESRC. It has 22 ESRC scholarships to fund doctoral research starting in 2015.
Date:
14/11/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship: 10 Years On

Description
It's ten years since the Centre for Research in Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), now operating at the heart of University of Birmingham's Business School, came into being.
Date:
16/10/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IAS and CREME 'New Migrant Businesses' workshop

Description
The 'New Migrant Businesses: Implications for Policymakers and Practitioners' workshop brought together researchers and practitioners looking to explore new avenues for research in the realm of new migrant businesses.
Date:
17/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Successful application to the ESRC Pilot Urgency Mechanism scheme lead by Professor Steve Brammer

Description
Professor Steve Brammer awarded ESRC funding to engage with academic and end-user stakeholders to assess the differing responses to the floods which impacted the south of England in the winter of 2013/14.
Date:
02/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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