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Posted 28 July 2016
By Mirza, Afrasiab and Stephens, Eric. This paper is part of the Birmingham Business School Discussion Paper Series (2016-09).
Posted 20 July 2016
1 July marked the launch of the new Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing, a centre that will bring together a diverse group of over 40 researchers who either work in the area of crime, justice and policing or have methodological expertise.
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Posted 18 July 2016
The 2016 Jubilee Youth Awards were presented to 14 young people at the House of Lords.
Posted 23 May 2016
The School of Education has risen 31 places in the 2017 Guardian University League Tables
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Written by Dr Fiona Nunan for the Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation (ESPA) blog. Dr Fiona Nunan, from the School of Government and Society, University of Birmingham, returns from the Payments for Ecosystems Services (PES) workshops in Africa and gives her perspective on the two events.
Posted 22 July 2016
Written by Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics. Betrayed by corrupt mismanagement and personalised leadership, the world's youngest country is in danger of total collapse.
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Posted 29 July 2016
A report by the National Audit Office (NAO) published earlier this year estimated that delays in discharging medically fit patients from hospital were costing £820m a year. In spite of many organisations across the country introducing various measures to reduce delays in discharges, the NAO reports that the number of delays has risen by a third in the past two years equating to more than 1.1 million days.
Posted 26 July 2016
Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), Nando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.
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