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Friday 16th November 2018

Seeing the perfect me in Fantastic Beasts 2

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As the demands of beauty rise and appearance matters more, Professor Heather Widdows asks how society looks for the perfect me in movies like the Fantastic Beasts 2.
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Friday 16th November 2018
Tuesday 13th November 2018

New funding for the NHS: what happens next?

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Amid discussion about exactly how much the UK Government has increased NHS funding by and what it could be spent, Professor Judith Smith, Director of the Health Services Management Centre looks at what plans we can expect for an extra £20.5bn a year by 2023–24.
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Tuesday 13th November 2018
Friday 2nd November 2018

Manipulation online and in person – two worlds not so far apart

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Researchers at the University of Birmingham has found online groomers appeared to be relatively consistent in terms of the strategies they used across with interactions with different victims.
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Friday 2nd November 2018
Friday 26th October 2018

Should social housing support be a priority for this year's Budget?

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Dr James Gregory and Professor Andy Lymer discuss social housing support as we head towards the Autumn 2018 budget.
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Friday 26th October 2018
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