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The Smart way to authenticity

The Smart way to authenticity
Description
The story of how MBA alumnus David McGee developed RealTag - a company dedicated to combating counterfeiting by delivering brand authenticity through a smartphone.
Date:
23/07/2015

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation

New postgraduate home gets a boost thanks to generous donation
Description
A building dedicated to the teaching of business students at the University of Birmingham will bear the name of a noted economist after his widow gave a generous £2 million gift in his memory.
Date:
23/07/2015
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Patients as 'active agents of change' - a societal challenge

Patients as 'active agents of change' - a societal challenge
Description
There's been a lot of hand-wringing and soul searching about the state of the NHS and how it can best respond to the challenges ahead; and the contribution of the service user, or citizen, in meeting those challenges is gaining more attention.
Date:
28/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The School welcomes managers from the Korea Foundation for the Differently Abled

Description
School welcomes managers from the Korea Foundation for the Differently Abled.
Date:
27/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Professor James Arthur receives University Founders' Award for Excellence

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Professor James Arthur has won the 2015 Founders' Award for Excellence in the area of Policy Advancement for his outstanding work with the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues
Date:
17/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Dr Chris Szwed awarded National Teaching Fellowship

Description
Dr Chris Szwed, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (HEA); the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.
Date:
17/06/2015
Categories:
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

Day of terror reminds us that extremism must be a problem shared

Day of terror reminds us that extremism must be a problem shared
Description
Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. Attacks in France, Kuwait and Tunisia come against a backdrop of increasing extremist violence across the world.
Date:
23/07/2015
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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