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Eye on the prize: Coca-Cola's magic has always been in mischievous marketing

Eye on the prize: Coca-Cola's magic has always been in mischievous marketing
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Professor Isabelle Szmigin of the Department of Marketing considers Coca-Cola's recent sponsorship deal with the London Eye and the wider implications of the product's promotion in the ongoing health debate.
Date:
22/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Building trust with clients is a top priority for financial advisers in 2015, Birmingham Business School MidEx study shows

Building trust with clients is a top priority for financial advisers in 2015, Birmingham Business School MidEx study shows
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A study to examine content marketing for the financial advisory sector, commissioned by Ember Television, has yielded some interesting findings.
Date:
20/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Diversity and Superdiversity: Sociocultural linguistic perspectives

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Angela Creese and Adrian Blackledge from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, are plenary speakers at the 'Diversity and Superdiversity: Sociocultural linguistic perspectives' Conference at Georgetown University, USA, 13-15 March 2015.
Date:
26/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS researcher to speak at The New School in New York

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In February, Dr Nando Sigona is giving a public Lecture at The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility entitled, 'The Camp as a Space of Political Membership', with discussion from Professor Michel Agier
Date:
26/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Professor Gary Thomas assists young researchers

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Professor Gary Thomas provides research advice to young researchers
Date:
28/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Dr Penny Lacey

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It is with great sorrow that we have to announce that Dr Penny Lacey passed away peacefully on Monday 12 January 2015. We will remember her as a colleague who was admired by both her students and the community for the contributions that she made to the field through her teaching and research.
Date:
19/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Oil crisis: can short-term pain lead to economic gain for Russia?

Oil crisis: can short-term pain lead to economic gain for Russia?
Description
The recent crash in oil prices is causing much anxiety in oil-producing states. From Iran to Venezuela, many have come to rely on elevated oil prices to fuel economic growth and support government spending.
Date:
23/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: Shuffling the decks: quick fixes versus long-term stability

Blog: Shuffling the decks: quick fixes versus long-term stability
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Development Progress Blog. Ahead of the launch of our case studies on security progress in Liberia and Timor-Leste, Suda Perera writes on the risk that 'quick fixes' to violent conflict pose to development in the long-term. Taking the example of the Democratic Republic of Congo, she outlines the pitfalls of empowering warring parties and the challenging reality that good elections do not necessarily result in good democracy.
Date:
23/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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