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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

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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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News from School of Social PolicyRss FeedAtom Feed

Taxing times for the NHS

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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

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian

'Cinderella law' proposals are unhelpful and draconian
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Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, contributes to an article in 'The Conversation', commenting on the proposed 'Cinderella law'.
Date:
02/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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In conversation with Professor Peter Davies

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Professor Peter Davies discusses 'Why do politicians stand back from the school gates only to turn up in the classroom?'
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New book just published: Psychopathology at School

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A new book, Psychopathology at School: Theorizing mental disorders in education, has just been published. It draws on research undertaken in Australia and in Scotland, addressing concerns about the rising numbers of children whose behaviour is recognized, understood as a medicalised mental health disorder, and given a diagnostic label such as ADHD.
Date:
31/03/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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The Conversation: Now Crimea's in the bag, where next for Putin and Russia?

The Conversation: Now Crimea's in the bag, where next for Putin and Russia?
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff and Professor Tatyana Malyarenko (Professor of Public Administration at Donetsk State Management University). The Ukrainian government has announced that it will mount a full-scale military operation to regain control of the east of the country and has set a deadline of 6am on Monday morning for occupied government buildings to be evacuated by armed protesters.
Date:
15/04/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

INLOGOV briefing paper: The 2014 local elections – a preview

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By Chris Game. This year's English local elections have been postponed to Thursday 22nd May to coincide with those to the European Parliament. There are all-out elections in the London boroughs, elections by thirds in the metropolitan boroughs, and a mixture of the two in some unitaries and shire districts. This preview will lead you through this potential confusion, and also provide a guide to those councils most likely to change political control.
Date:
14/04/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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