The ESRC Festival of Social Science, which takes place in November, highlights some of the leading social science research taking place within the field of Social Science with free lectures, workshops, seminars, exhibitions and other events being held around the country to offer an insight into how social science research impacts on our lives.
News from Business School
- Professor Isabelle Szmigin of the Department of Marketing considers Coca-Cola's recent sponsorship deal with the London Eye and the wider implications of the product's promotion in the ongoing health debate.
News from School of Social Policy
- Basic Bank Accounts in Ireland: Not so much a false start as a faulty start? Read the latest Briefing Paper from CHASM.
News from School of Education
- The University of Birmingham's School of Education has been announced as one of the best School's in the UK for its areas of research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
News from School of Government and Society
- The recent crash in oil prices is causing much anxiety in oil-producing states. From Iran to Venezuela, many have come to rely on elevated oil prices to fuel economic growth and support government spending.
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