We are pleased to announce that a team from Birmingham Business School and the Department of Political Science and International Studies have been elected as Stewards of the British Universities Industrial Relations Association (BUIRA) from 2019-2022.

Founded in 1950, BUIRA is the professional association for Industrial Relations academics in the UK and beyond, and aims to promote the study of employment relations across relevant academic disciplines. The Birmingham team will be running the Association during its 70th year and will be hosting the Association’s annual conference in 2021.

The Birmingham team is as follows:

  • President: Professor Tony Dobbins
  • Secretary: Dr Andy Hodder
  • Treasurer: Dr Paul Lewis
  • Events and Conferences Co-ordinator: Dr Christina Niforou
  • Membership Officer: Dr David Bailey

For more information about the association, please see www.buira.org.