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
- Birmingham Business School has been placed 17 out of 101 business schools in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014, according to the ABS
News from School of Social Policy
- Across all public services, including health, the skill sets of leaders in the future need to be different, and the type of leadership approach also needs to change.
News from School of Education
- Professor Kristján Kristjánsson discusses the restrictive focus in character education in 'The Conversation'
News from School of Government and Society
- Written by Dr Richard Connolly. Russia's Central Bank has raised its key interest rate from 10.5% to 17% in an emergency move that is designed to halt the ongoing collapse of the rouble, which has accelerated in recent weeks. The dramatic intervention comes after the rouble suffered its worst one-day fall since the August 1998 financial crisis.
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