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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
Description
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
Description
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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GPs and social workers - friends or foes?

Description
GPs and social workers both act as the gateway to their respective system, and can often work with the same people.
Date:
25/02/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

All eyes on Manchester

All eyes on Manchester
Description
If you live in Birmingham, like I do, you could be forgiven for feeling slightly green-eyed at what is going on in Manchester at the moment.
Date:
25/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Birmingham Research Fellowship 2015

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The Centre for Research in Race & Education (CRRE) is seeking to recruit an exceptional scholar as part of the Birmingham Fellowship programme 2015.
Date:
26/02/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Funding for research into early childhood services for children with disabilities in Malawi

Funding for research into early childhood services for children with disabilities in Malawi
Description
A project team at the School of Education, has recently been awarded approximately £500,000 from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and the Department for International Development (DFID) to investigate ways to improve the early childhood curriculum and teaching methods of pre-school carers and to increase the quality of early childhood development and education provision for young children with disabilities in Malawi.
Date:
19/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Blog: Getting to Grips with Public Interest Companies

Blog: Getting to Grips with Public Interest Companies
Description
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
Description
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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