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Birmingham Business School students one step closer to winning prestigious Hult Prize and solving Presidential Challenge

Birmingham Business School students one step closer to winning prestigious Hult Prize and solving Presidential Challenge
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Top-tier schools go head-to-head in world's largest student competition, competing for $1 million in start-up funding to solve President Clinton's Early Childhood Challenge.
Date:
29/01/2015

FT Global MBA Rankings 2015

FT Global MBA Rankings 2015
Description
Birmingham Business School are delighted to announce that our MBA programme has been ranked within the FT Global MBA Rankings with a placement of 95th.
Date:
26/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students
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IRiS researcher to speak at The New School in New York

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In February, Dr Nando Sigona is giving a public Lecture at The Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility entitled, 'The Camp as a Space of Political Membership', with discussion from Professor Michel Agier
Date:
26/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

PPE General Election Debates

Description
Social Policy are hosting a series of student-led debates in the run-up to the forthcoming General Election in May 2015.
Date:
26/01/2015
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REF success for the School of Education

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The University of Birmingham's School of Education has been announced as one of the best School's in the UK for its areas of research in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014.
Date:
18/12/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

To build children's character, leave self-esteem out of it

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Professor Kristján Kristjánsson discusses the restrictive focus in character education in 'The Conversation'
Date:
17/12/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: Playwright, Prisoner and President: the Life of Vaclav Havel

Blog: Playwright, Prisoner and President: the Life of Vaclav Havel
Description
Written by Dr Tim Haughton, A review of Michael Zantovsky, Havel: a Life, London: Atlantic Books (2014). You only really appreciate someone when they have left. The death of Vaclav Havel in December 2011 provoked a week of mourning, warm and generous words from his political foes, and for many 'perhaps a rediscovery' of the man who had played so many different roles in his life: playwright, political prisoner and president (p. 14).
Date:
20/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence?

Is Chechnya facing wave of jihadist violence?
Description
On 19 December 2014 BBC Europe News published an article by Dr Galina Yemelianova on recent Chechen bombing.
Date:
20/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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