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Dr Pamela Robinson comments on Thai slave labour: producing prawns for supermarkets in the UK and US

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Dr Pamela Robinson discusses the recent news regarding the exploitation of labour in international supply chains involved with the production of prawns for supermarkets in the UK and US.
Date:
13/06/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award

Birmingham Business School wins prestigious Small Business Charter Award
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The Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham is celebrating after attaining the Small Business Charter silver Award – in recognition of the role it has played in helping to kick-start British enterprise.
Date:
09/06/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences
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British Academy UK-Latin America and Caribbean Link Programme

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Academics from the School of Social Policy to travel to Argentina for seminar to explore family-minded policy and whole family practice through comparative analysis.
Date:
29/03/2012
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Academic visitor from Hong Kong City University - Dr Simon Yau

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Academic from Hong Kong to visit the Institute of Applied Social Studies to inform his international comparative work on anti-social behaviour.
Date:
29/03/2012
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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University of Birmingham engagement with Brazil wins Outstanding International Strategy award

University of Birmingham engagement with Brazil wins Outstanding International Strategy award
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The University of Birmingham has won the Outstanding International Strategy Award in the 2014 Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards (THELMAs). The award honours Birmingham's bold approach to secure its position in Brazil as the UK higher education institute (HEI) partner of choice.
Date:
18/06/2014
Categories:
Corporate Services, International, Research

Peter Davies discusses deregulation of universities on Australian radio

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Peter Davies offers his views on university fees and equity in the UK
Date:
04/06/2014
Categories:
International, Social Sciences
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Moldova's future in the balance after uncertain election result

Moldova's future in the balance after uncertain election result
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Written by Professor Stefan Wolff. Moldova has gone to the polls in a vote seen as crucial for determining the country's future direction. Preliminary results indicate that the pro-European parties together achieved about 44% of the vote, while those parties considered to be more pro-Russia came in with just under 40% of the vote, on a turnout of around 56%. These headline figures, however, mask a more complicated picture.
Date:
02/12/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences

Iran nuclear deal will come down to economic pressure

Iran nuclear deal will come down to economic pressure
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. Iran has failed to reach an agreement with six world powers about the future of its nuclear programme after talks. Talks in Vienna about the future of Iran's nuclear programme have failed for the time being. The countries involved have agreed to resume discussions in December with a view to reaching a political agreement by March 1 next year and a final deal by the end of June.
Date:
27/11/2014
Categories:
International, Research, Social Sciences
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