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The Smart way to authenticity

The Smart way to authenticity
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The story of how MBA alumnus David McGee developed RealTag - a company dedicated to combating counterfeiting by delivering brand authenticity through a smartphone.
Date:
23/07/2015

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation
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A building dedicated to the teaching of business students at the University of Birmingham will bear the name of a noted economist after his widow gave a generous £2 million gift in his memory.
Date:
23/07/2015
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Almost half all city children live in poorest areas

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Families are being urged to join the fight against child poverty in Birmingham as a report today revealed that nearly half of all under-18s in the city live in the country's poorest areas.
Date:
23/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Reflections on Cameron's 5 year strategy for tackling Islamist extremism

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Earlier this week, David Cameron set out his government's five-year strategy for defeating Islamist extremism.
Date:
22/07/2015
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Research, Social Sciences
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TLang reports to the House of Commons

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Professor Adrian Blackledge presents findings from the TLANG research as evidence provided to the Everyday Entrepreneurs Inquiry of the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group at the House of Commons.
Date:
27/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Pathways through transition: life after compulsory education for young people with vision impairment

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Dr Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett from VICTAR along with Rory Cobb and Sue Keil from the RNIB recently ran a joint conference to share the findings of on-going research on the post-16 transition experience of young people with vision impairment.
Date:
22/07/2015
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Research, Social Sciences
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Podcast: Smart, smart, and many versus few and bespoke: Will small drones shift the character of conflict?

Podcast: Smart, smart, and many versus few and bespoke: Will small drones shift the character of conflict?
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Speaker: Dr Thomas X Hammes, Distinguished Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, Institute of National Strategic Studies. The convergence of artificial intelligence, drone technology, and additive manufacturing are making the advent of swarms of small, autonomous drones a reality. Their debut on the battlefield will dramatically change the character of war in air, land, space, and sea domains.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How Brazil and Argentina defused their nuclear rivalry

How Brazil and Argentina defused their nuclear rivalry
Description
Nicholas John Wheeler, University of Birmingham and Matias Spektor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Latin America's two biggest players spent much of the 1980s in a low-grade arms race – and they both had nuclear aspirations. How did they manage to diffuse the tension?
Date:
20/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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