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Penultimate 2013/14 Distinguished Leaders Series; Dr Keith Palmer OBE

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Dr Keith Palmer OBE, Chairman of AgDevCo. continues the 2013/14 Distinguished leaders Series.
Date:
18/02/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

Distinguished Leaders Series continues into 2014 with the Head of Investments for Business Growth Fund

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The 2013/14 Distinguished leaders Series continued in January with Richard Bishop, Head of Investments for the Business Growth Fund (BGF).
Date:
07/02/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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University of Birmingham ranked in top 10 universities for producing millionaires

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The University of Birmingham comes out 7th in 'top 10' for producing millionaires.
Date:
22/02/2012
Categories:
Alumni, International, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

RCN boss discusses Leadership in Challenging Times

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Health Services Management Centre. Professor Jon Glasby chairs talk on Leadership in Challenging Times delivered by Dr Peter Carter at the Royal College of Nursing. Peter Carter is an alumni of the University of Birmingham.
Date:
01/07/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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UK universities embrace the free, open, online future of higher education

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Students from the UK and around the world will have free access to some of the country's top universities thanks to FutureLearn Ltd, an entirely new company being launched by The Open University (OU). The universities of Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, East Anglia, Exeter, King's College London, Lancaster, Leeds, Southampton, St Andrews and Warwick have all signed up to join FutureLearn.
Date:
14/12/2012
Categories:
Alumni, Engineering and Physical Sciences, International, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching, Vice Chancellor
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IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)

IDD 50 faces #09 - Ashok Kumar Jain (1990)
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I joined IDD in 2006 as a part-time Masters students on the Poverty Reduction & Development Management programme. The two years passed by so quickly that I was disappointed when it all came to an end. Since then, however, I have managed to avoid leaving the Department by adopting various guises, including Teaching Assistant, PhD student, Visiting Lecturer and now Teaching Fellow.
Date:
15/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences

IDD 50 faces #07 - Lenni Montiel

IDD 50 faces #07 - Lenni Montiel
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Studying and living at the University of Birmingham has been for me one of the more rewarding experiences in my life. I got a PhD in Public Policy that allowed me to move forward in my career in international development. I was privileged to joint the Department when it was still the Development Administration Group (DAG) and was able to see and experience its day to day transformation into the International Development Department (IDD)
Date:
10/04/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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