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Former Vice Chairman of Arsenal and the FA talks to students at Birmingham Business School

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Former Vice Chairman of Arsenal Football Club and the Football Association recently came to Birmingham Business School to talk to our undergraduate students
Date:
08/11/2013
Categories:
Social Sciences, Sport, Students

Premier League football referees more likely to book foreign players

Premier League football referees more likely to book foreign players
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The 2013/14 Barclays Premier League season starts this Saturday and a major analysis of referee's decisions in the league has shown that officials are around 15% more likely to book foreign players who are from the same background as the most sizable ethnic minority groups in the UK.
Date:
14/08/2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Sport
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BEST Project wins Higher Education Academy award

BEST Project wins Higher Education Academy award
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Staff at the School of Sport an Exercise Sciences have been awarded £10,000 by the Higher Education Academy to explore the experiences of home and international students participating in an outdoor groupwork skills course.
Date:
10/05/2012
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport, Teaching

New research highlights effective education for sports coaches as key to healthier UK youngsters

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Childhood obesity is a serious public health problem predicted to affect two thirds of UK children by 2050. Physical inactivity is a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic, which researchers from the University of Birmingham are seeking to combat through effective coach education.
Date:
22/06/2011
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Sport
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Blog: Dr Jonathan Grix on the Olympics

Blog: Dr Jonathan Grix on the Olympics
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The Olympic Games are now less than two weeks away. In this podcast for the University of Birmingham's Ideas Lab, POLSIS's Dr Jonathan Grix discusses the Olympic 'legacy', the impact of the Games outside the capital, and parallels with the 1948 Austerity Olympics, which were also held in London.
Date:
16/07/2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Sport
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