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Headline: Expert insight on Jeremy Corbyn's "People QE"

Headline: Expert insight on Jeremy Corbyn's "People QE"
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University of Birmingham, Professor of Economics, Tony Yates has contributed his thoughts on Jeremy Corbyn's "People's QE" and warns "it would be a disaster."
Date:
02/09/2015

Offensive marketing can work – but not if it vilifies women

Offensive marketing can work – but not if it vilifies women
Description
Isabelle Szmigin (Professor of Marketing) and Scott Taylor (Reader in Leadership & Organization Studies) consider the part that offensive advertising campaigns have played in marketing over the years and find that sexist attitudes continue to persist.
Date:
20/08/2015
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Foul play in the Premier League? Campaigning for the Living Wage

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HSMC's Yvonne Sawbridge talks about the Living Wage campaign.
Date:
24/08/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Turning ideas into research: Theory, design and practice

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During a recent visit to Sydney in Australia, Professor Barbara Fawcett, from the School of Social Policy at the University of Birmingham, together with Dr Rosalie Pockett, celebrated the launch of their new book 'Turning Ideas Into Research: Theory, Design & Practice'.
Date:
24/08/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Pathways through transition: life after compulsory education for young people with vision impairment

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Dr Graeme Douglas and Rachel Hewett from VICTAR along with Rory Cobb and Sue Keil from the RNIB recently ran a joint conference to share the findings of on-going research on the post-16 transition experience of young people with vision impairment.
Date:
22/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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
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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?
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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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