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Posted 04 February 2016
Very few of us will pack as much into a week as alumna Sara Hartill (BSc Business Management with Communications, 2013) who regularly combines multi-million pound property sales with red carpet reviews and radio shows. Your e-Network speaks to her about a very busy three years since graduation.
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: Despite her age Barbie hasn't matured – a successful formula that has worked for Mattel.
More news in the Business School
Posted 12 January 2016
Dr Tom Harrison, discusses the promotion of British Values in schools in 'The Conversation'
Posted 14 December 2015
Dr Kit Field has served the IPDA for a significant number of years as a member and officer and has championed professional development in education throughout his career.
More news in the School of Education
Posted 01 February 2016
Every year all MA students based within POLSIS have the opportunity to take part in an study trip to Brussels. The group, led by Lorenzo Cladi, Nino Kemoklidze and Chiara Morbi, visited the European Commission, the European Parliament, NATO and the Council of the European Union.
We are pleased to announce that the British Sociological Association Regional Postgraduate Day on the theme of "Researching Social Inequality Across the Social Sciences: Contemporary Sociological Analyses of Power and Exclusion" will be held at Birmingham this Spring 2016.
More news in the School of Government and Society
Posted 03 February 2016
The Children's Society invite you to the Birmingham launch of 'Hidden'. 'Hidden' reminds us that while the official figure of young carers is 166,000, this is only the tip of the iceberg.
SciDevNet, the world's leading source of reliable and authoritative news, views and analysis on information about science and technology for global development, interviews Dr Nando Sigona on the impact of the Danish Law on stripping asylum seekers of financial assets to contribute towards the cost of the asylum system.
More news in the School of Social Policy