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Entrepreneurship and Innovation 'Secrets to Success' event with founder of Moonpig

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Birmingham alumnus and found of Moonpig visits the Business School for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 'Secrets to Success' event.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

2013/14 Distinguished Leaders Series of speakers offer their career advice

Description
Our 2013/14 Distinguished Leaders offer a range of career advice, including advice for MBA students looking to pursue roles within senior leadership positions as well as CV advice suitable for all.
Date:
16/06/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students
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RCN boss discusses Leadership in Challenging Times

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Health Services Management Centre. Professor Jon Glasby chairs talk on Leadership in Challenging Times delivered by Dr Peter Carter at the Royal College of Nursing. Peter Carter is an alumni of the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/07/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

Who'd be a social worker?

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In the wake of increased public scrutiny of social work, Who'd Be A Social Worker? is a three-part series following rookie social workers over a significant period of time, exploring the issues they face. As part of this series on BBC's Radio 4, students and staff from both the BA and MA social work programmes at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, have been interviewed throughout their teaching and into employment.
Date:
02/03/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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University of Birmingham opens new Centre for Research in Race and Education.

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Twenty years after the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, his mother, Doreen Lawrence will help launch a new Centre for Research in Race and Education at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students

UK universities embrace the free, open, online future of higher education

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Students from the UK and around the world will have free access to some of the country's top universities thanks to FutureLearn Ltd, an entirely new company being launched by The Open University (OU). The universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Anglia, Exeter, King's College London, Lancaster, Leeds, Southampton, St Andrews and Warwick have all signed up to join FutureLearn.
Date:
14/12/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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Annual CREES Conference Demonstrates the Strength of CREES Expertise

Annual CREES Conference Demonstrates the Strength of CREES Expertise
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Staff, students and alumni of CREES plus some specially invited guests gathered at Cumberland Lodge in Windsor Great Park for the annual conference of the Centre for Russian and East European Studies (CREES) in June 2014.
Date:
18/06/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students

IDD 50 faces #10 - Professor Ken Davey, OBE (1969-2000)

IDD 50 faces #10 - Professor Ken Davey, OBE (1969-2000)
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I never dreamt that I would be involved in major reforms in countries as diverse as Indonesia, Slovakia and Ukraine. My time at Birmingham has been rich in opportunity and experience and rich in the friendship of likeminded colleagues both here and abroad.
Date:
12/05/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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