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Building trust with clients is a top priority for financial advisers in 2015, Birmingham Business School MidEx study shows

Building trust with clients is a top priority for financial advisers in 2015, Birmingham Business School MidEx study shows
Description
A study to examine content marketing for the financial advisory sector, commissioned by Ember Television, has yielded some interesting findings.
Date:
20/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

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

Description
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
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Impact of the Charlie Hebdo killings on ordinary Muslims

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Dr Chris Allen discusses the likely impact on ordinary Muslims following the Charlie Hebdo killings, in a series of radio interviews.
Date:
13/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Forthcoming events: Impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme

Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running two events in February looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP, which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
Date:
12/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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The Colour of Class: the educational strategies of the Black middle classes

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This new book draws on qualitative data from nearly 80 Black Caribbean middle-class parents. The interviews reveal how these parents attempt to navigate their children successfully through the school system, and defend them against low expectations and other manifestations of discrimination
Date:
03/12/2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Dr Nicola Rollock wins a place on BBC Expert Voices BAME Talent Day

Description
Dr Nicola Rollock was one of four University of Birmingham minority ethnic academics to be offered a place on the BBC Expert Voices BAME Talent Days
Date:
03/12/2014
Categories:
Social Sciences
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Oil crisis: can short-term pain lead to economic gain for Russia?

Oil crisis: can short-term pain lead to economic gain for Russia?
Description
The recent crash in oil prices is causing much anxiety in oil-producing states. From Iran to Venezuela, many have come to rely on elevated oil prices to fuel economic growth and support government spending.
Date:
23/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: Shuffling the decks: quick fixes versus long-term stability

Blog: Shuffling the decks: quick fixes versus long-term stability
Description
Development Progress Blog. Ahead of the launch of our case studies on security progress in Liberia and Timor-Leste, Suda Perera writes on the risk that 'quick fixes' to violent conflict pose to development in the long-term. Taking the example of the Democratic Republic of Congo, she outlines the pitfalls of empowering warring parties and the challenging reality that good elections do not necessarily result in good democracy.
Date:
23/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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