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Entrepreneurship and Innovation 'Secrets to Success' event with founder of Moonpig

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Birmingham alumnus and found of Moonpig visits the Business School for Entrepreneurship and Innovation 'Secrets to Success' event.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham to facilitate academic cooperation with Rio de Janeiro

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Academics from the University of Birmingham and a Research Foundation in Rio de Janeiro working to facilitate academic cooperation in Brazil and the UK.
Date:
07/07/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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Mother, child and state: the moral complexities of child protection

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University researchers have drawn attention to the numbers of children successively compulsorily removed from the same mother through the family courts. The Nuffield Foundation-funded work, by Karen Broadhurst, Claire Mason and Judith Harwin of the Universities of Brunel and Manchester, has caused a flurry of media interest, with the BBC noting that 7,143 mothers were involved in repeat care cases, affecting 22,790 children. Professor Sue White contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
27/06/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

One Million Unsung Heroes: Secret Change Leaders of the NHS

One Million Unsung Heroes: Secret Change Leaders of the NHS
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At the NHS Confederation earlier this month, undoubtedly there were some elite speakers: Andy Burnham, Jeremy Hunt, Norman Lamb, Simon Stevens. They had some 'big ticket' agendas including co-commissioning, integration, place, patient voice, big data and finance all aimed at doing more for less to a higher standard.
Date:
18/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Peter Davies discusses deregulation of universities on Australian radio

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Peter Davies offers his views on university fees and equity in the UK
Date:
04/06/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences

SMS text messaging use among low-literate multilingual adolescents and the implications for social exclusion

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Dr Deirdre Martin from the School of Education and Dr Caroline Tagg from the College of Arts and Law have received funding from the Society for Educational Studies to trial an innovative approach to the study of multilingual digital literacies, skills, functions and practices in SMS of low-literacy multilingual adolescents and the implications for social inclusion
Date:
29/05/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase

Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase
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Written by Catherine Needham. This post is based on a provocation which I posed at INLOGOV's recent Summer Symposium. It is an attempt to move on the conversation about engagement between local government, other public institutions, citizens and communities.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

INLOGOV briefing paper: What happened to the NOC councils after May 2014?

INLOGOV briefing paper: What happened to the NOC councils after May 2014?
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Written by Chris Game, Honorary Senior Lecturer at INLOGOV. Most of the results – and effectively the outcomes – of May's local elections were in the media the following day. For a fifth of councils, though – the black holes in this Briefing Paper's cover map – while the results, in terms of seat numbers, were available, the all-important outcomes – who will actually run the authority – weren't, often for weeks. The Briefing Paper's main purpose is to fill in those black holes, detailing who's now running what and how.
Date:
04/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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