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Posted 23 November 2015
Professor of Marketing Isabelle Szmigin suggests that the demise of FHM and Zoo doesn't mean that lad culture is dead; the lads are just going elsewhere for the content.
Posted 20 November 2015
John Bryson writes: On Tuesday 17 November 2015 the Industry and Parliament Trust held a breakfast meeting to explore the question: Is the UK Manufacturing Tomorrow? There was an interesting exchange between representatives from business, Whitehall and academia.
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Posted 16 November 2015
Dr Lila Kossyvaki gives a presentation about ACER and her work on the effect of adult interactive style on the spontaneous communication of young children with autism at school.
Posted 05 November 2015
Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett, were invited to discuss their current research at the Department for Education
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Dr Gëzim Alpion was a keynote speaker at the symposium "Skopje Honours Its Daughter Mother Teresa", which took place in Skopje on 12 September 2015. The event which was attended by Mother Teresa scholars from the United Kingdom, Albania, Kosova, and Macedonia, members of the diplomatic corps accredited to Skopje, politicians, religious personalities, and media representatives, was covered widely in the Balkans and generated a number of articles in India and the UK.
Written by Professor Paul Jackson, Professor of African Politics. The hostage situation at a hotel in the Malian capital Bamako comes after months of sporadic violence.
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Speaking at the NIFHA annual conference at the in Slieve Russell Hotel in County Cavan, Cameron Watt, NIFHA Chief Executive commended research undertaken by Housing and Communities Research Group with Ulster University on housing association corporate governance.
When finances get tight, a major irony usually occurs. To make the most of scarce resources, we start to ask ourselves more searching questions about how to make sure that best practice is embedded in everyday practice (if one area can do something really well, then can't the next area?).
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