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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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Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children

Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children
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Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Researchinto Superdiversity (IRiS), writes in 'The Conversation' in a recent article entitled 'Whose interests do we protect by refusing children asylum? Not ours, nor the children'.
Date:
10/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research shows growth in empty homes activity in the Midlands

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The Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham has today launched a case studies report following a programme of research, funded by the Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) and the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), to evaluate the impact of the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme (EHCGP) in the Midlands.
Date:
08/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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School of Education welcomes the Rt Hon Baroness Estelle Morris as its guest speaker for the 2014 Priestley Lecture.

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The School of Education welcomed the Rt Hon Baroness Estelle Morris as its guest speaker for the 2014 annual Priestley Lecture.
Date:
28/03/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

'Images of Research' competition won by School of Education postgraduate researcher

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The overall winner from this years Images of Research Exhibition, has been awarded to Hannah Hames, a PhD student here in the School of Education.
Date:
27/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students
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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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