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KPMG winners of best school-leaver programme at National Graduate Recruitment Awards

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KPMG's school-leaver programme won the best school-leaver programme award at this year's TARGETjobs National Graduate Recruitment Awards.
Date:
03/04/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Explainer: do sanctions work?

Explainer: do sanctions work?
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Colin Rowat, Lecturer in Economics, looks how the consensus seems to be that the West must "do something" to prevent instability in Ukraine and Russia's other neighbours, and whether that should include wider sanctions for the whole country.
Date:
01/04/2014
Categories:
International, Research
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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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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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The Conversation: Now Crimea's in the bag, where next for Putin and Russia?

The Conversation: Now Crimea's in the bag, where next for Putin and Russia?
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). The Ukrainian government has announced that it will mount a full-scale military operation to regain control of the east of the country and has set a deadline of 6am on Monday morning for occupied government buildings to be evacuated by armed protesters.
Date:
15/04/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

INLOGOV briefing paper: The 2014 local elections – a preview

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By Chris Game. This year's English local elections have been postponed to Thursday 22nd May to coincide with those to the European Parliament. There are all-out elections in the London boroughs, elections by thirds in the metropolitan boroughs, and a mixture of the two in some unitaries and shire districts. This preview will lead you through this potential confusion, and also provide a guide to those councils most likely to change political control.
Date:
14/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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