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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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World Refugee Day

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Friday 20 June was World Refugee Day, ''a time to commemorate the strength and resilience of the millions of people around the world who are forced to flee their homes due to war and human rights abuses''
Date:
30/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Public Services Social Value Act: The gap between policy and practice

Public Services Social Value Act: The gap between policy and practice
Description
In January 2013, assessments of the social value of public services became officially enforced via the Public Services (Social Value) Act (2012). For the first time, public sector commissioners are legally required to consider the wider social, economic and environmental benefits of services in the procurement process.
Date:
30/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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David Gilmore contributes to article on Black pupil achievement

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David Gilmore questions figures relating to the educational improvement of Black pupils
Date:
04/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

Lord Bilimoria, recently appointed Chancellor of the University of Birmingham, discusses higher education in the UK

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Birmingham Business School Advisory Board member and founder of Cobra Beer discusses higher education in the UK, entrepreneurs and more.
Date:
03/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase

Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase
Description
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?
Description
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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