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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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NHS Foundation Trusts: 10 years on

NHS Foundation Trusts: 10 years on
Description
There are over two million members of NHS Foundation Trusts. They ought to be a bedrock on which a participatory NHS can be built – after all medical professionals are expert on medical treatment, but patients are expert on what care and dignity feels like when receiving that treatment.
Date:
07/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Taxing times for the NHS

Description
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
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New publication explores levels of achievement amongst boys who attended a selective school in Birmingham

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Gemma Collins, is a co-author on a new publication published in the Educational Review. Social mobility or social reproduction? A case study of the attainment patterns of students according to their social background and ethnicity
Date:
19/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Rita Jordan awarded prestigious lifetime achievement award for her work in autism

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As a fitting tribute to her lifelong work in the autism field, Rita was presented with the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award at the National Autistic Society's Professional Conference
Date:
18/03/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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DLP to present at UNDP/KPMG conference 'Leadership and the Challenge of Change'

DLP to present at UNDP/KPMG conference 'Leadership and the Challenge of Change'
Description
DLP will give a major presentation of its findings at UNDP/KPMG's 2014 International Development Conference in Singapore on 30 April 2014.
Date:
17/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)

IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)
Description
I joined IDD in 2006 as a part-time Masters students on the Poverty Reduction & Development Management programme. The two years passed by so quickly that I was disappointed when it all came to an end. Since then, however, I have managed to avoid leaving the Department by adopting various guises, including Teaching Assistant, PhD student, Visiting Lecturer and now Teaching Fellow.
Date:
15/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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