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Posted 25 November 2015
We are delighted to announce that Professor Simon Collinson, Dean of Birmingham Business School and Professor of International Business and Innovation has been appointed Chair of the Chartered Association of Business Schools.
Posted 23 November 2015
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.
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Posted 30 November 2015
A successful application has been made to the British Sociological Association to hold a regional cross-college Postgraduate day at the University of Birmingham on the theme of "Researching Social Inequality Across the Social Sciences".
Posted 26 November 2015
The David Rt Hon Blunkett discusses 'Democracy without education for citizenship equals a road to extremism' at the annual Priestley Lecture.
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Posted 01 December 2015
On 18th November, the Joint Committee on Human Rights published written evidence submitted by Professors David Dunn and Nicholas Wheeler in response to the call issued by the inquiry on the UK Government's policy on the use of drones for targeted killing.
Distinguished former Diplomat Sir Francis Richards gave a special guest lecture to the Diplomacy and Statecraft Master Students.
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University of Birmingham graduates have won awards at the 2015 Social Worker of the Year ceremony which took place on Friday 27 November.
In a recent article in the Guardian newspaper Social Policy's Jon Glasby comments on the closure of care homes.
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