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Marketing and monkeys: a Birmingham partnership

Marketing and monkeys: a Birmingham partnership
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Wildlife centres and the study of consumer behaviour aren't the most obvious of bedfellows, but a Birmingham Business School academic is just about to embark on an exciting research project with one of the UKs best known zoos.
Date:
23/07/2015

Greece: personal perspectives

Greece: personal perspectives
Description
With news on the Greek economic climate changing on a daily basis, we spoke to two MBA alumni living and working in Greece to find out their views of the current situation and the day to day implications of living in a country in crisis.
Date:
23/07/2015
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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

Social care needs strong leaders, but where will they come from?

Description
At a roundtable event, organised by the Guardian and sponsored by workforce development organisation Skills for Care, social care professionals discussed how best to secure the strong leadership social care will require as it faces these challenges.
Date:
15/07/2015
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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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

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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