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Business School Doctoral Scholarships available for 2014/15

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Birmingham Business School is pleased to announce a number of PhD scholarships for the 2014/2015 academic year in the areas of Accounting and Finance, Economics, Management and Marketing.
Date:
28/03/2014
Categories:
Alumni, International, Research, Social Sciences, Students

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
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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

Registration for the IRiS Conference now open

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Register now for the 2014 IRiS Conference 23-25 June.
Date:
10/04/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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In conversation with Professor Peter Davies

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Professor Peter Davies discusses 'Why do politicians stand back from the school gates only to turn up in the classroom?'
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New book just published: Psychopathology at School

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A new book, Psychopathology at School: Theorizing mental disorders in education, has just been published. It draws on research undertaken in Australia and in Scotland, addressing concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognized, understood as a medicalised mental health disorder, and given a diagnostic label such as ADHD.
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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50 faces of CREES #52 - Paul Barton, B.Com (Russian Studies) 1964-67

50 faces of CREES #52 - Paul Barton, B.Com (Russian Studies) 1964-67
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When I arrived in 1964, the Social Sciences buildings were very new. I returned in 1999, when my daughter was visiting potential universities, and it looked very down-at-heel. One of the great advantages of CREES was having our own library, which served as both a study area and a social centre - a common room of sorts - where students from all the years mixed and chatted.
Date:
24/04/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Blog: Should I stay or should I go? Why the UK should stay out of the Crimea issue

Blog: Should I stay or should I go? Why the UK should stay out of the Crimea issue
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Iván Farías, Doctoral Researcher in the Department of Political Science and International Studies argues why the UK should stay out of the Crimea issue.
Date:
24/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students
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