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Sixth form students work to balance the budgets at CIPFA business event

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Midlands sixth formers visit Birmingham Business School for team management games organised by the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA).
Date:
25/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences

The Capgemini Community Challenge at Birmingham Business School

Description
The third annual Capgemini Community Challenge was held, which sees University of Birmingham students working in consultancy teams to provide solutions for third sector clients.
Date:
24/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students
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Lecturer recognised for exceptional work with Excellence in Teaching Award

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Congratulations to Dawn River, Lecturer in the Institute of Applied Social Studies in the School of Social Policy, who has received the 2014 School of Social Policy and College of Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Teaching.
Date:
10/07/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

University of Birmingham wins Outstanding International Strategy

Description
Academics from the University of Birmingham and a Research Foundation in Rio de Janeiro working to facilitate academic cooperation in Brazil and the UK.
Date:
10/07/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences
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Problem behaviour in children is not always a mental disorder

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Julie Allan discusses the growing trend of psychopathogisation, where certain behaviours by children are being judged as evidence of mental disorders and used to justify an official diagnosis which may be treated with drugs
Date:
11/06/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Peter Davies discusses deregulation of universities on Australian radio

Description
Peter Davies offers his views on university fees and equity in the UK
Date:
04/06/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences
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Blog: How can the 21st century public servant survive an era of perma-austerity?

Blog: How can the 21st century public servant survive an era of perma-austerity?
Description
Written by Catherine Mangan. We are launching the first theme from our 21st Century Public Servant project – the need to survive a seemingly unending period of austerity – to coincide with the Local Government Association conference, where austerity is a central theme. Our research with local government and other public service delivery organisations found that 'perma-austerity' is both inhibiting and catalysing change, as organisations struggle to balance short-term cost-cutting and redundancies with a strategic vision for change.
Date:
14/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase

Blog: 21st century public servant: the discussion phase
Description
Written by Catherine Needham. This post is based on a provocation which I posed at INLOGOV's recent Summer Symposium. It is an attempt to move on the conversation about engagement between local government, other public institutions, citizens and communities.
Date:
08/07/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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