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University helps two enterprising Business School students launch their own record label

University helps two enterprising Business School students launch their own record label
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The University of Birmingham is funding the launch of a student-run record label, directed and managed by Laura Hand and Anna Blesing, both final year Business Management students.
Date:
19/02/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay awarded Duncan Black Prize by Public Choice Society

Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay awarded Duncan Black Prize by Public Choice Society
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Birmingham Business School is proud to announce that Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay, Senior Lecturer in the Department of Economics, has recently been awarded the 2014 Duncan Black Prize for the best paper in Public Choice by a senior scholar.
Date:
19/02/2015
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Improving practice in safeguarding at the interface between hospital services and children's social care: a mixed-methods case study

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Professor Russell Mannion is a co-author of a new NIHR report exploring the interface between hospital services and children's social care. The study was led by Professor Sue White in School of Social Policy, Institute of Applied Social Studies.
Date:
27/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Whose health and social care? The future

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Moseley and Kings Heath Labour Party supported by Unite, the Union, brought together around 100 local people and community activists with a panel of experts, including HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby, to discuss what we should do next to improve our NHS, locally and nationally.
Date:
26/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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West Midlands awarded £1.14 million for widening access to higher education

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A £22 million programme to encourage young people from poorer backgrounds to consider going to university includes a £1.14 million award to expand a pioneering scheme in the West Midlands.
Date:
08/01/2015

REF success for the School of Education

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The University of Birmingham's School of Education has been announced as one of the best School's in the UK for its areas of research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Blog: Getting to Grips with Public Interest Companies

Blog: Getting to Grips with Public Interest Companies
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Written by ian Briggs. The recent announcement by Northamptonshire County Council heralding a move towards a 'next generation model' where four public interest companies are to be established to deliver front line services and leaving a core client organisation of around 150 employees adds to the growing number of councils (and other parts of the public sector) who are seeking to adopt this model. What is interesting here is that is goes far beyond the tired rhetoric of what is best, direct public provision or privatisation?
Date:
24/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New International Development masters degree in Environment, Sustainability and Politics

New International Development masters degree in Environment, Sustainability and Politics
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The International Development Department is pleased to announce the launch of a new MSc International Development pathway in Environment, Sustainability and Politics, delivered in conjunction with the Department of Political Science and International Studies.
Date:
24/02/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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