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Former Executive Director of Tesco Plc and current Chairman of Poundland kicks off Distinguished Leaders Series 2013/14

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The 2013/14 run of the Distinguished Leaders Series began on 23rd October with Andrew Higginson, Chairman of Poundland, visiting Birmingham Business School.
Date:
31/10/2013
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Alumni, Social Sciences

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Watch Louise Barnes discuss her career since graduating with a BCom with French in 1986, going on to become a CEO of retail chain FatFace and founding business growth expertise company; Diagnosis Retail.
Date:
17/10/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students
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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
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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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Baroness Estelle Morris on the politics of education policy: why all the main parties sound the same

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At a time of continuous change, former Education Secretary, Baroness Estelle Morris, will ask whether there is more continuity in the slogans of education policy than the main political parties would care to admit.
Date:
27/03/2014
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Teaching

University of Birmingham opens new Centre for Research in Race and Education

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Twenty years after the death of black teenager Stephen Lawrence, his mother, Doreen Lawrence will help launch a new Centre for Research in Race and Education at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
19/02/2013
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences, Students
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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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