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Musicalisation of Running: Experiencing Pleasurable Escape

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Dr. Finola Kerrigan discusses the role of music with regards to running, and how some may use it to create soundscapes in order to enhance their running experience.
Date:
11/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Sport

Birmingham Three Minute Thesis Competition

Description
The Three Minute Thesis (3MT®) competition returns this year which challenges PhD students to effectively communicate the significance of their research in just three minutes.
Date:
07/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students
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Taxing times for the NHS

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On his first day as Chief Executive of NHS England, Simon Stevens stated that the National Health Service was facing its biggest challenge to date because of the most sustained 'budget crunch in its 66-year history'. He argued it was time to 'chart a new course' in order to face the really big challenges – dementia, obesity, inequalities, mental health and wellbeing, personalisation, prevention and empowerment. Only by 'radically transforming services' would the NHS continue to thrive.
Date:
07/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian
Description
Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, contributes to an article in 'The Conversation', commenting on the proposed 'Cinderella law'.
Date:
02/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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A new article on 'Gratitude in the UK' has just been published

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This article on 'Gratitude in the U.K: A new prototype analysis and a cross-cultural comparison' examines contrasting features of gratitude in the UK and the USA and explores whether gratitude is associated with virtue.
Date:
02/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New publication on Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

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Professor Mike McLinden has co-authored a new publication which explores the broad best practice approaches to undertaking enquiry into learning and teaching in higher education.
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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IDD PGR podcast: The Ownership of Official Development Assistance in Jamaica 2005-2013

IDD PGR podcast: The Ownership of Official Development Assistance in Jamaica 2005-2013
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Speaker: Vaughn Graham (PhD researcher, University of Birmingham). The Ownership of Official Development Assistance in the Security and Justice Sector in Jamaica 2005-2013: How the Nature of Sectoral Policymaking Reflects and Challenges International Aid Policy.
Date:
14/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

ICCS seminar series podcast: Peace Negotiations and Peacebuilding in the Middle East

ICCS seminar series podcast: Peace Negotiations and Peacebuilding in the Middle East
Description
Peace Negotiations and Peacebuilding in the Middle East: The Role of Religion and Culture in Processes of Reconciliation. Guest Speaker: Professor Kamel Abu Jaber (Director, Jordan Institute for Middle East Studies). Chair: Professor Nicholas Wheeler, Discussants: Professor Stefan Wolff, Dr Josef Boehle, Dr Christalla Yakinthou, Dr Asaf Siniver.
Date:
14/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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