College of Social Sciences (CoSS)

The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.

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Birmingham Business School

Posted 10 August 2016

Growth and Diversity: Meeting needs, seizing opportunities

As part of his involvement with the BBA's Diversity & Inclusion Business Council (DIBC), CREME Director Monder Ram has helped to create the paper entitled 'Growth and Diversity: Meeting needs, seizing opportunities'.

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School of Education

Posted 30 August 2016

AHRC award for international research on translanguaging

Professor Adrian Blackledge and Professor Angela Creese have been awarded funding to conduct research which will inform equitable language policy and practice in university education in South Africa.

Posted 10 August 2016

Education jumping for joy at NSS 2016 results

We are thrilled that Education at Birmingham has been ranked 4th in the Russell Group, according to the National Student Survey 2016 (NSS 2016) – a jump of 43 places in the rankings.

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School of Government and Society

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School of Social Policy

Posted 22 August 2016

The Student's Companion to Social Policy: 5th Edition

This fully updated and expanded edition of the bestselling 'Student's Companion to Social Policy' charts the latest developments, research, challenges, and controversies in the field in a concise, authoritative format.

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