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Discussion paper series; three new papers now available

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'Brand recognition', 'Hong Kong's growth enterprise market' and 'Global value chains and industrial relations research' are the topics covered in the latest Business School discussion papers.
Date:
27/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

Expansion MBA International ranking 2014

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The Birmingham MBA ranks in leading Spanish-language business magazine published in Mexico.
Date:
26/03/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences, Students
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Housing and communities: Australian speaking engagements

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Social Policy's David Mullins will be speaking at two events in Australia during May.
Date:
14/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Leading social policy scholar appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor for the College of Social Sciences

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The University of Birmingham is delighted to announce that Professor Saul Becker has been appointed Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Head of the College of Social Sciences to drive forward Birmingham's ambitious plans to be a global centre for teaching and research across the social sciences.
Date:
10/04/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Vice Chancellor
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A new article on 'Gratitude in the UK' has just been published

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This article on 'Gratitude in the U.K: A new prototype analysis and a cross-cultural comparison' examines contrasting features of gratitude in the UK and the USA and explores whether gratitude is associated with virtue.
Date:
02/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New publication on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

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Professor Mike McLinden has co-authored a new publication which explores the broad best practice approaches to undertaking enquiry into learning and teaching in higher education.
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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The Conversation: Ukraine a pawn in high-stakes global game with no quick win in sight for EU, US or Russia

The Conversation: Ukraine a pawn in high-stakes global game with no quick win in sight for EU, US or Russia
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). Ukraine appears to be heading towards another crisis. Protests in the eastern cities of Kharkiv, Luhansk and Donetsk have turned violent and pro-Russian protesters occupied government buildings, calling for a referendum on independence. In Donetsk, in an eerie echo of events in Crimea, separatists went one step further and have now proclaimed their own independent Donetsk People's Republic and asked Russia for support.
Date:
10/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Remembering Rwanda: can we ever say 'never again'?

Remembering Rwanda: can we ever say 'never again'?
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This week marked the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide. More than 800,000 Rwandans, mostly from the minority ethnic Tutsi group, were killed by their Hutu neighbours while the UN force in the country and Western powers looked on.
Date:
10/04/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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