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Economics at Birmingham ranked in top 6 for research intensity in recent REF

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The commitment to research that exists within Economics has been underlined by the results of the recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2014 exercise, with the Department ranked 6th out of 28 institutions on research intensity.
Date:
15/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Dr Scott Taylor comments on the inequities that still hold sway in the boardroom: University Challenge and a lesson on quotas for British business

Dr Scott Taylor comments on the inequities that still hold sway in the boardroom: University Challenge and a lesson on quotas for British business
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Using the disparity between male and female team members in University Challenge to highlight the ongoing inequities at the top end of British business, Dr Scott Taylor asks if the introduction of a quota system may be the answer.
Date:
14/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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CHASM Briefing Paper: December 2014

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Should people on low incomes be encouraged to save during an economic down-turn? Latest Briefing Paper from CHASM
Date:
21/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Case Study: Latest discussion paper from TSRC

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This latest discussion paper from TSRC explores the debates around community led research, drawing on the specific case study example of European Gypsy, Traveller and Roma research networks.
Date:
20/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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Professor Gary Thomas assists young researchers

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Professor Gary Thomas provides research advice to young researchers
Date:
28/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Dr Penny Lacey

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It is with great sorrow that we have to announce that Dr Penny Lacey passed away peacefully on Monday 12 January 2015. We will remember her as a colleague who was admired by both her students and the community for the contributions that she made to the field through her teaching and research.
Date:
19/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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How stable is Saudi monarchy after King Abdullah's death?

How stable is Saudi monarchy after King Abdullah's death?
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Written by Professor Scott Lucas. On 23 January, Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah died at the age of 90 and was succeeded by his half-brother Salman, 79, one of the last sons of Saudi Arabia's founder Ibn Saud. The regime is keeping a watchful eye on dissent, including in the mainly Shia Eastern Province, and on internal security amid concerns over returning fighters from conflicts such as the Syrian crisis.
Date:
30/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Podcast: EU as an international security actor

Podcast: EU as an international security actor
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The Department of Political Science and International Studies (POLSIS) Departmental Seminar. Speaker: Adrian Hyde-Price (Gothenburg), Discussant: Derek Averre (POLSIS/CREES).
Date:
30/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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