News from Birmingham Business School

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the Business School and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with.

In the Conversation

Jamie Oliver restaurant closures – did the celebrity chef bite off more than he could chew?

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Isabelle Szmigin in The Conversation: He's a top chef, a natural on TV, but perhaps Jamie Oliver underestimated the difficulties of running a restaurant chain in a recession.
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From the Business School Blog

The evolution of chocolate in Britain

The evolution of chocolate in Britain
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By Dr Sarah Montano, Senior Lecturer in Marketing.
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Award Success for Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing

Award Success for Centre for Crime, Justice and Policing
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A student from the Birmingham Business School was awarded for the 3rd Best Paper in 4th Annual Islamic Finance Conference (AIFC) 2019 at JW Marriott Hotel Surabaya Indonesia.
Date:
23/08/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why do rates of poverty and economic inequality persist in the UK? Professor Karen Rowlingson writes for the Social Policy Association

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CHASM members continue to play an active role in supporting the Social Policy Association – the professional association for lecturers, researchers and students of social policy in the UK and internationally.
Date:
20/08/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management secures major NIHR grant for social care research in new collaboration

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The number of older people needing social care in the UK is predicted to rise, as is the proportion of the population who have to pay for care using their own resources (self-funders).
Date:
16/08/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

CHASM leads the major overhaul of national Financial Capability Evidence Hub

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In March 2019, CHASM completed the leadership of an 18 month project for the Money and Pensions Service (MAPS) it had overseen with various partners. Read more.
Date:
16/08/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

CHASM Research Fellow 2019: Dr Irni Rahmayan Johan

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Dr Rahmayani Johan is Lecturer at Department of Family and Consumer Sciences, Faculty of Human Ecology, Bogor Agricultural University (IPB), Indonesia.
Date:
16/08/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

'From academic speed dating to contributions' - A reflection on the 1st BBS ESCP joint summer school

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In June PhD researchers from BBS and ESCP met for the 1st joint summer school. This story briefly details what happened in the summer school.
Date:
25/07/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM Conference 2019 – Housing, Wealth and Wellbeing

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On Thursday 27 June, CHASM welcomed delegates from local government, social housing, charities and universities to debate the role of home ownership and other housing tenures as a source of wealth and welfare.
Date:
23/07/2019
Categories:
Social Sciences

Financial Resilience Research Cluster Four@Four event

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The Financial Resilience Research Cluster held their annual "Four@Four" event on Wednesday 19th June.
Date:
19/07/2019
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