College of Social Sciences (CoSS)

The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.

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Posted 23 June 2017

City-REDI welcomes new Professor of Regional Economic Development

We are delighted that Professor Anne Green has joined the University of Birmingham's City-REDI (the City-Region Economic Development Institute) and the Birmingham Business School from the University of Warwick's Institute for Employment Research.

Posted 22 June 2017

Syrian refugees and higher education

The Syrian refugee crisis is now in its sixth year. This week marks Refugee Week 2017, the UK's largest festival celebrating the contribution of refugees and promoting the understanding of why people seek refuge.

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