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University helps two enterprising Business School students launch their own record label

University helps two enterprising Business School students launch their own record label
Description
The University of Birmingham is funding the launch of a student-run record label, directed and managed by Laura Hand and Anna Blesing, both final year Business Management students.
Date:
19/02/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

Distinguished Leaders Series: Xavier Broseta

Distinguished Leaders Series: Xavier Broseta
Description
On 28 January Xavier Broseta, Executive Vice President for Human Resources and Labour Relations at Air France, delivered a guest lecture as part of Birmingham Business School's Distinguished Leaders Series. Xavier shared his extensive experience in the field of human resources, and gave the attendees a flavour of what it takes to be responsible for a vast international organisation that encompasses 65,000 employees.
Date:
03/02/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students
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Healthcare reform, quality and safety

Description
New book offers a global perspective on healthcare reform and its relationship with efforts to improve quality and safety.
Date:
05/03/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Phronesis and the medical community

Description
HSMC has been awarded £820,000 by AHRC (Arts and Humanities Research Council) for a project designed to explore the ethical dimension of good decision making in the context of medical leadership in order to improve patient care and experience.
Date:
04/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Dr Penny Lacey

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It is with great sorrow that we have to announce that Dr Penny Lacey passed away peacefully on Monday 12 January 2015. We will remember her as a colleague who was admired by both her students and the community for the contributions that she made to the field through her teaching and research.
Date:
19/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

'What is Character? Virtue Ethics in Education' MOOC attracts huge interest

Description
The Jubilee Centre for Character and Virtues' Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), 'What is Character? Virtue Ethics in Education' has attracted a huge amount of interest ahead of its launch, reflecting the growing interest in character education.
Date:
15/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Blog: What is local government for?

Blog: What is local government for?
Description
Written by Howard Elcock. Do we know what local government is for? Is it just a device for providing services to people at the behest of the central government, or does it provide local citizens with a means of making policy choices about what they want their councils to do?
Date:
05/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: Gender & the Research Excellence Framework: An Analysis of the Politics & International Studies Unit of Assessment (I)

Blog: Gender & the Research Excellence Framework: An Analysis of the Politics & International Studies Unit of Assessment (I)
Description
Written by Dr Fran Amery, Dr Stephen Bates and Professor Steve McKay . Ever wondered about the gendered dimensions of the REF returns and rankings for the Politics & International Studies Unit of Assessment? Well wonder no longer.
Date:
05/03/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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