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Birmingham students win 1st place in National Contest on Reverse Logistics Design in China

MSc students win award in China
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Three MSc students - Anqi Wang, Ying Zhou, and Jun Cheng, from Birmingham Business School have won the National Contest on Reverse Logistics Design, held in Shanghai University in China.
Date:
02 July 2018

What Managers Can Do to Keep Women in Engineering

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Professor of Organisational Studies Jo Duberley contributes to the latest article in Harvard Business Review.
Date:
13 June 2018

Successful weight loss maintainers have different behavioural and physiological responses to food

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Obesity costs the global economy around US$2 trillion a year and risk factors linked to poor diet contribute to more disease than unsafe sex, alcohol, drugs, and tobacco use combined. Weight loss can reduce health problems but it is well known that maintaining a reduced body weight is very challenging for some people.
Date:
31 May 2018

Led a privileged working life? Then you're likely to have a pretty good third age

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Holly Birkett, Fiona Carmichael and Joanne Duberley in The Conversation: What your career history means for your retirement future.
Date:
21 May 2018

The Conversation: Local elections are a chance to address English regional inequality

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Simon Collinson writes for The Conversation: The upcoming local elections will be an important indicator of the mood of the English regions.
Date:
08 May 2018

Research nominated for Work, Employment and Society 2018 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence

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Senior Lecturer in HRM and Industrial Relations Dr Geraint Harvey recently had his co-authored paper 'Neo-villeiny and the service sector: the case of hyper flexible and precarious work in fitness centres' nominated for the WES 2018 SAGE Prize for Innovation and/or Excellence.
Date:
26 April 2018

Fact or fake?

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Professor Mark Saunders, Professor of Business Research Methods, writes: "Whilst most claims are based on good research, the increase of fake news means that it is important to look carefully rather than accept them at face value."
Date:
25 April 2018

Neighbourhood wellbeing and a sense of community is at the heart of a good home, say researchers

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A sense of wellbeing and a thriving community is key to a happy neighbourhood according to housing researchers, who looked at the relationship between the experience of the home and wellbeing.
Date:
16 March 2018

MicroCPD: Online submission and marking

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This week David Price talks about electronic management of assessment (EMA)
Date:
26 February 2018

Graduation day for NHS leaders

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Almost 1200 graduates from flagship Elizabeth Garrett Anderson programme have now received a Master in Healthcare Leadership, along with the NHS Leadership Academy Award in Senior Healthcare leadership.
Date:
05 December 2017

Funding, the NHS and the challenge of setting service limits

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Reader in Health Policy and Management, Iestyn Williams discusses issues of funding and service limit challenges faced by the NHS.
Date:
10 August 2017

New project to critically appraise primary care innovation programme in Wales

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The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) has been commissioned to complete a critical appraisal of a health care programme which aims to share innovation around primary care services such as those offered by GPs, thereby reducing hospital admissions and pressure on A&E departments.
Date:
14 July 2017
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