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News from Business School
- At its recent Annual General Meeting, the British Academy elected 42 highly distinguished UK academics from 19 universities as Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding research. Among the distinguished academics was the Department of Economics Professor Roger Backhouse.
News from School of Social Policy
- One of our PhD students (Dr. Kostas Agath, a consultant psychiatrist) has been appointed by the Home Secretary to the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs, the body which makes recommendations to government on the control of dangerous or otherwise harmful drugs.
News from School of Education
- Dr Paul Warmington, Director of CRRE leads tribute to black British director Horace Ove and writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin
News from School of Government and Society
- Written by Kevork Oskanian. The world has been brutally reminded of the unresolved conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh, an enclave in the South Caucasus which Armenia and Azerbaijan have locked horns over for more than 25 years. While the situation is clearly at a low ebb, the facts of what is happening are far from clear.
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