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"Ideological Dissent in Downsian Politics" research podcast with Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay

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In this latest podcast, Dr Siddhartha Bandyopadhyay discusses his research that looks at factors that play apart in politics, voting and the government.
Date:
31/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Professor Roger Backhouse elected as a Fellow of the British Academy

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At its recent Annual General Meeting, the British Academy elected 42 highly distinguished UK academics from 19 universities as Fellows, in recognition of their outstanding research. Among the distinguished academics was the Department of Economics Professor Roger Backhouse.
Date:
31/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Funded PhD opportunities: School of Social Policy

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The School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, is seeking to recruit two full time doctoral research scholarships. Find out how to apply.
Date:
21/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC Annual Health Policy Lecture 2014

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What does the future hold for the NHS? That was the hotly debated question at the Health Services Management Centre annual Health Policy Lecture held on 25 June.
Date:
15/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Dr David Walker visits Harvard to attend workshop on Make Caring Count Again in Schools, Homes and Communities

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Dr David Walker visits the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard University to attend workshop on Make Caring Count Again in Schools, Homes and Communities.
Date:
23/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Celebrating partnerships with business

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Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, recently hosted an event celebrating the University of Birmingham's successful business partnerships and emphasise the University's crucial role in supporting business growth in the region.
Date:
20/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: Predictably Unpredictable: The 2014 parliamentary elections in Slovenia

Blog: Predictably Unpredictable: The 2014 parliamentary elections in Slovenia
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Written by Dr Alenka Krašovec, University of Ljubljana and Dr Tim Haughton, University of Birmingham. Parliamentary elections and party politics in Slovenia are becoming predictable in their unpredictability. For the first two decades of the country's independence party politics was largely stable. True, in the second decade the once mighty force of Slovene politics, Liberal Democracy, saw its support drop, the Social Democrats emerged as a powerful force, but only really for one election in 2008, and there were a stream of new parties...
Date:
28/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

School of Government and Society hosts Foreign Office Seminar on EU Enlargement

School of Government and Society hosts Foreign Office Seminar on EU Enlargement
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The University of Birmingham organized a seminar with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office as part of the Balance of Competences Review in the field of EU Enlargement.
Date:
25/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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