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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 26 November 2015
The David Rt Hon Blunkett discusses 'Democracy without education for citizenship equals a road to extremism' at the annual Priestley Lecture.
Posted 16 November 2015
Dr Lila Kossyvaki gives a presentation about ACER and her work on the effect of adult interactive style on the spontaneous communication of young children with autism at school.
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This conference on Thursday 05 November 2015 explored immigration and migrant integration discourses and their influences on policy-making. The focus was on three countries: the UK, Germany and Russia.
Posted 20 November 2015
Dr Gëzim Alpion was a keynote speaker at the symposium "Skopje Honours Its Daughter Mother Teresa", which took place in Skopje on 12 September 2015. The event which was attended by Mother Teresa scholars from the United Kingdom, Albania, Kosova, and Macedonia, members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Skopje, politicians, religious personalities, and media representatives, was covered widely in the Balkans and generated a number of articles in India and the UK.
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The School of Social Policy's Jon Glasby has been invited to address the WithScotland 2015 conference. Speaking alongside the Scottish Minister for Public Health, Police Scotland and colleagues from Social Work Scotland, Jon explored the evidence base around what works and what doesn't work in inter-agency settings.
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