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Distinguished Leaders Series: Stephen Collins

Distinguished Leaders Series: Stephen Collins
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On 11 March Stephen Collins, Group Chief Operating Officer and Executive Director at SG Hambros Bank Limited, delivered a guest lecture as part of Birmingham Business School's Distinguished Leaders Series. Stephen drew on his extensive experience to give an overview of what it takes to be an effective leader.
Date:
20/03/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

A new £10 million home for Business postgraduates

A new £10 million home for Business postgraduates
Description
Tailor-made facilities for Business School MSc and MBA students.
Date:
02/03/2015
Categories:
Alumni
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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

Who'd be a social worker?

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In the wake of increased public scrutiny of social work, Who'd Be A Social Worker? is a three-part series following rookie social workers over a significant period of time, exploring the issues they face. As part of this series on BBC's Radio 4, students and staff from both the BA and MA social work programmes at the Institute of Applied Social Studies, have been interviewed throughout their teaching and into employment.
Date:
02/03/2011
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences
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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

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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Prize Winning and Published Undergraduate and MA student in POLSIS

Prize Winning and Published Undergraduate and MA student in POLSIS
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One former undergraduate and MA student in POLSIS has not just won prizes, he has also published in a peer review journal before beginning his PhD.
Date:
13/03/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Social Sciences, Students

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China

IDD Guest seminar podcast: Corporate influence on institutional development in an emerging economy: The case of China
Description
Speaker: Professor John Child, Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham. This seminar examines the role of large corporations in shaping institutional development, with particular reference to China. Although institutions are potentially powerful actors in the Chinese business environment, reflecting considerable control by government and Party, there has been scope for non-Chinese corporations to influence the development of their regulations and policies.
Date:
27/02/2015
Categories:
Alumni, Research, Social Sciences
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