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News from Business School
- This article appears as part of a larger article, "Ice bucket good, neknomination bad? It's all just self-promotion" on 'The Conversation'; an independent source of news and views, sourced from the academic and research community and delivered direct to the public.
News from School of Social Policy
- Few people know that the University of Birmingham runs the oldest social work programme in the country, having been training social workers ever since 1908. Find out more.
News from School of Education
- Beverley Maynard and Jesvir Mahil from the School of Education were finalists in this year's Birmingham Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition
News from School of Government and Society
- Written by Chris Game. MPs from all parties have called in recent weeks for parliament to be reconvened to enable them to debate the ongoing crisis in Iraq. They have met with unbending opposition. But David Cameron's decision to bring everyone back last year to eulogise Margaret Thatcher might make it difficult for him to resist indefinitely.
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