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 is delighted to announce that our MBA has achieved an enviable #7 ranking position within CEO Magazine's MBA Rankings 2015 and a placement of #3 within their European Business School Rankings section.
News from School of Social Policy
- The University of Birmingham is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Judith Smith as the new Director of the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), succeeding Professor Jon Glasby.
News from School of Education
- It is with great sorrow that we have to announce that Dr Penny Lacey passed away peacefully on Monday 12 January 2015. We will remember her as a colleague who was admired by both her students and the community for the contributions that she made to the field through her teaching and research.
News from School of Government and Society
- Development Progress Blog. Ahead of the launch of our case studies on security progress in Liberia and Timor-Leste, Suda Perera writes on the risk that 'quick fixes' to violent conflict pose to development in the long-term. Taking the example of the Democratic Republic of Congo, she outlines the pitfalls of empowering warring parties and the challenging reality that good elections do not necessarily result in good democracy.
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