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Economics at Birmingham ranked in top 6 for research intensity in recent REF

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The commitment to research that exists within Economics has been underlined by the results of the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 exercise, with the Department ranked 6th out of 28 institutions on research intensity.
Date:
15/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Dr Scott Taylor comments on the inequities that still hold sway in the boardroom: University Challenge and a lesson on quotas for British business

Dr Scott Taylor comments on the inequities that still hold sway in the boardroom: University Challenge and a lesson on quotas for British business
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Using the disparity between male and female team members in University Challenge to highlight the ongoing inequities at the top end of British business, Dr Scott Taylor asks if the introduction of a quota system may be the answer.
Date:
14/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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What does the General Election hold for the NHS?

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HSMC were grateful to honorary member of staff Sir David Nicholson for his recent seminar for staff, students and local partners on the implications of the forthcoming general election.
Date:
28/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership

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HSMC would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the 207 Nye Bevan participants who have been awarded the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Executive Healthcare Leadership.
Date:
26/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Inclusive design: its impact on young people with visual impairments

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Rachel Hewett presents findings from the Longitudial Transitions Research Study at a conference in San Diego
Date:
15/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

West Midlands awarded £1.14 million for widening access to higher education

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A £22 million programme to encourage young people from poorer backgrounds to consider going to university includes a £1.14 million award to expand a pioneering scheme in the West Midlands.
Date:
08/01/2015
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Podcast: Ethnic minority political representation in Britain: the end of the Race Relations Paradigm?

Podcast: Ethnic minority political representation in Britain: the end of the Race Relations Paradigm?
Description
The Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) Departmental Seminar. Speaker: Maria Sobolewska (Manchester), Respondant: Dr Chris Allen (University of Birmingham.
Date:
22/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: The fairness (or otherwise) of the 2015-16 local government finance settlement

Blog: The fairness (or otherwise) of the 2015-16 local government finance settlement
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Written by Chris Game. In choosing to announce the 2015-16 local government finance settlement just eight days before Christmas, ministers presumably hoped – as, indeed, I'd expected – that the argument about the presentation of funding and spending cut statistics for local authorities, both collectively and individually, would have died away by mid-January. However, it hasn't, which is why I too am returning to the topic, which had its importance re-emphasised several times over the past week.
Date:
21/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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