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University of Birmingham Celebrates Partnerships with Business

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In recognition of the positive impact of University of Birmingham's partnerships with business, Professor Sir David Eastwood, Vice-Chancellor and Principal, hosted an evening reception at his private residence to celebrate the University of Birmingham's successful business partnerships and emphasise the University's crucial role in supporting business growth in the region.
Date:
22/06/2015
Categories:
Corporate Services, Research

Capgemini Community Challenge offers our students an exclusive opportunity

Capgemini Community Challenge offers our students an exclusive opportunity
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For the fourth consecutive year University of Birmingham Undergraduates students have taken part in a unique consultancy training programme created in partnership by Birmingham Business School and Capgemini, a multinational management consulting corporation.
Date:
18/06/2015
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Call for incorporation of superdiversity considerations in the ECtHR's jurisprudence

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Read the latest in the IRiS Working Paper Series, 'Call for consistent incorporation of superdiversity considerations in the European Court of Human Rights' (non-discrimination) jurisprudence
Date:
07/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Superdiversity: Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?

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Rachel Humphris (IRiS Associate Researcher) reports on the second Key Concepts roundtable.
Date:
07/07/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Dr Chris Szwed awarded National Teaching Fellowship

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Dr Chris Szwed, has been awarded a National Teaching Fellowship by the Higher Education Academy (HEA); the most prestigious awards for excellence in higher education teaching and support for learning.
Date:
17/06/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

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
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Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission

Blog: Do 'sticky' institutions always survive? The demise of the Audit Commission
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Written by Katherine Tonkiss. "The Audit Commission played a central role in the audit, inspection, performance improvement and regulation of local authorities (and other public service providers) in England for over thirty years. Operating at arm's length from government, it thrived under the efficiency and performance improvement agendas of successive Conservative and Labour governments, growing into a large and powerful public body."
Date:
24/06/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Blog: Prizes for local government: Latin America or England?

Blog: Prizes for local government: Latin America or England?
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Written by Dr Andrew Nickson. Last week I was in Panama City to deliver the inaugural address at the 2nd Latin American seminar on good practices in municipal management. My topic was the challenges of sub-national governance in the region, after thirty years during which local political democracy has gradually become the norm, accompanied by a growing share of fiscal revenue devolved to local government.
Date:
22/06/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students
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