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The Smart way to authenticity

The Smart way to authenticity
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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
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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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Budget 2015: Experts respond

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In a recent article in 'The Conversation', Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, gave her expert reaction to the budget, along with other academics in a variety of fields.
Date:
21/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hospital Boards & Patient Safety: HSMC research calls for new perspectives

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A recent article by Ross Millar, Tim Freeman, and Russell Mannion looks to offer a critical reflection on the current relationship between hospital boards and patient safety.
Date:
16/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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School of Education hosts very successful Teach Meet event

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The School of Education welcomes 200 teachers and other education colleagues to a 'Teach Meet' event.
Date:
11/06/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Research from the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues highlighted in BBC report

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A recent article on the BBC News site - How do you instil good character? - discussing how good character may be taught, particularly in schools, referenced research undertaken by the Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues.
Date:
05/06/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: Combined Authorities – Why Birmingham doesn't have a city region like Leeds

Blog: Combined Authorities – Why Birmingham doesn't have a city region like Leeds
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Written by Chris Game. "Cornwall leapfrogs West Midlands in devolution race" was the headline over one report of the Government's recent devolution deal with Cornwall Council, giving the county greater control over adult skills spending and regional investment, and, with the Isles of Scilly, the prospect of integrating health and social care services.
Date:
24/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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
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