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China's attempt to control hot markets only fans the flames

China's attempt to control hot markets only fans the flames
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Professor of Economics David Dickinson examines China's role in financial markets in the wake of their recent stock market crash.
Date:
22/07/2015

CREME hosts Professor Felicitas Hillman (Technical University in Berlin) from 20 July

CREME hosts Professor Felicitas Hillman (Technical University in Berlin) from 20 July
Description
Felicitas Hillman is head of the research unit "regeneration of cities and towns" at the IRS (Institute for Regional development and Structural Planning) in Erkner and holds a professorship on "Urban Transformation in international perspective at the Technical University in Berlin.
Date:
20/07/2015
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The personalisation agenda

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HSMC Reader, Catherine Needham is currently in Melborne Australia on a short sabbatical and is taking the opportunity to discuss her research interest in the personalisation agenda through a series of events.
Date:
17/08/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Ranked 2nd in UK for Social Work

Description
Success for the social work teaching programme at Birmingham, ranked 2nd in the UK for Social Work in the Complete University Guide 2016.
Date:
10/08/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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University of Birmingham School welcomes new Sixth Formers

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Enrolment for the first ever places at a pioneering new school's Sixth Form begins tomorrow, as students across Birmingham receive their GCSE results. The University of Birmingham School will open its doors for the first time to prospective Sixth Form students who have met the entry criteria.
Date:
19/08/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

TLang reports to the House of Commons

Description
Professor Adrian Blackledge presents findings from the TLANG research as evidence provided to the Everyday Entrepreneurs Inquiry of the All Party Parliamentary Small Shops Group at the House of Commons.
Date:
27/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Podcast: Smart, smart, and many versus few and bespoke: Will small drones shift the character of conflict?

Podcast: Smart, smart, and many versus few and bespoke: Will small drones shift the character of conflict?
Description
Speaker: Dr Thomas X Hammes, Distinguished Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, Institute of National Strategic Studies. The convergence of artificial intelligence, drone technology, and additive manufacturing are making the advent of swarms of small, autonomous drones a reality. Their debut on the battlefield will dramatically change the character of war in air, land, space, and sea domains.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How Brazil and Argentina defused their nuclear rivalry

How Brazil and Argentina defused their nuclear rivalry
Description
Nicholas John Wheeler, University of Birmingham and Matias Spektor, Fundação Getúlio Vargas. Latin America's two biggest players spent much of the 1980s in a low-grade arms race – and they both had nuclear aspirations. How did they manage to diffuse the tension?
Date:
20/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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