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
- Call for paper for Session under Research Network O: Global Value Chains.GVC in Advanced Economies: Re-shoring and Re-industrialization
News from School of Social Policy
- HSMC and the Centre for Health Innovation, Leadership and Learning (CHILL) at the University of Nottingham successfully launched a Health Policy, Organisation and Management (HPOM) network for research and practice recently.
News from School of Education
- The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues' Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), 'What is Character? Virtue Ethics in Education' has attracted a huge amount of interest ahead of its launch, reflecting the growing interest in character education.
News from School of Government and Society
- Written by Dr Richard Connolly. The Russian rouble started 2015 in much the same way it finished 2014: badly. After losing nearly 50% of its dollar value between July and the end of the year, the rouble lost a further 7% in January. The primary cause of this continued decline is the falling price of oil: Brent crude has dropped from US$53 dollars per barrel at year end to just under US$48 per barrel, a decline of nearly 10% for the year so far.
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