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Employment and wellbeing often don't correlate in India, Ethiopia, Vietnam & Peru

Employment and wellbeing often don't correlate in India, Ethiopia, Vietnam & Peru
Description
Research from the Universities of East Anglia (UEA) and Birmingham finds such work can have a negative impact on wellbeing on young people in Ethiopia,India, Vietnam and Peru.
Date:
06/08/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Business School recognised for contribution to public good

Description
We're delighted to announce that Birmingham Business School has been recognised in the Chartered Association of Business School's Taskforce Report – How Do Business School's Deliver Public Good?.
Date:
25/06/2021
Categories:
Social Sciences

University of Birmingham launches three new innovative online programmes

University of Birmingham launches three new innovative online programmes
Description
The University of Birmingham has launched three new innovative online programmes as it continues to meet the growing demand for high quality online programmes.
Date:
24/06/2021
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Social Sciences, Teaching

One in twenty workers are in 'useless' jobs – far fewer than previously thought

One in twenty workers are in 'useless' jobs – far fewer than previously thought
Description
The so-called 'bullshit jobs theory' – which argues that a large and rapidly increasing number of workers are undertaking jobs that they themselves recognise as being useless and of no social value – contains flaws.
Date:
03/06/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Responsible business governance and football - Is it time for change?

Responsible business governance and football -  Is it time for change?
Description
Responsible football governance and fan involvement could help football clubs more inclusive and resilient.
Date:
03/06/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Tony Dobbins wins a POST Fellowship

Tony Dobbins wins a POST Fellowship
Description
Professor Tony Dobbins is awarded a fellowship as part of POST's Parliamentary Academic Fellowship Scheme.
Date:
28/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Moving into work: Exploring how young disabled people are transitioning from education to work

Description
Postgraduate Researcher Emma Partlow will be undertaking a secondment as part of winning the ESRC IAA ABC funding award.
Date:
28/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

R&D Investment in our City-Region: Local Potential for Future Inclusive Growth

R&D Investment in our City-Region: Local Potential for Future Inclusive Growth
Description
Universities, firms and local authorities need to work more effectively together to attract more R&D funding to support regional growth.
Date:
18/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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