News and media

Keep up to date with the latest news and events from around the department and the wide-ranging projects our staff and students get involved with. More news throughout the School of Government.

Latest news

Professor Vivien Lowndes appointed as chair of Sub-panel 19

Professor Vivien Lowndes appointed as chair of Sub-panel 19
Description
The four UK funding bodies have appointed Professor Vivien Lowndes, Professor of Public Policy at the University of Birmingham, as chair of Sub-panel 19:
Date:
Monday 8th July 2019

University of Birmingham selected to offer Parliamentary Studies module in 2019-20

University of Birmingham selected to offer Parliamentary Studies module in 2019-20
Description
The University of Birmingham is one of 24 universities announced by the UK Parliament to offer the innovative and unique Parliamentary Studies module from academic year 2019/20.
Date:
Friday 8th February 2019

Student profile: Bryony Pike, International Model NATO Conference 2018

Description
Model NATO 2018 was one of the most valuable experiences of my life. As a mature student doing a masters in International Development, doing something so politically focused was out of my comfort zone.
Date:
Tuesday 18th September 2018

Winter 2018 Research Update from INLOGOV's Director of Research, Professor Vivien Lowndes

Description
It has been a busy autumn for INLOGOV's research team.
Date:
Tuesday 12th December 2017

Staff Spotlight: Dr Louise Reardon, Institute of Local Government Studies

Description
In this regular feature a member of staff discusses their role within the department. In this edition Dr Louise Reardon talks about her time in INLOGLOV since she joined us in July 2017.
Date:
Tuesday 12th December 2017

INLOGOV's New Executive Apprenticeship in Public Management and Leadership

Description
We are delighted to announce that a new Executive Apprenticeship in Public Management and Leadership will be available from September 2018.
Date:
Tuesday 12th December 2017

Life as An INLOGOV PhD Student: Timea Notcha

Description
In my PhD research, I look at and compare the different ways in which local authorities aim to support the sustainable transformation of their cities.
Date:
Tuesday 12th December 2017

INLOGOV's Latest Community Day

Description
INLOGOV's Community Day on 6th November provided an opportunity for staff, Associates and PhD students to work together on establishing a community of practice.
Date:
Tuesday 12th December 2017

INLOGOV Newsletter: Summer Edition

Description
Welcome to the Summer edition of the INLOGOV Newsletter. Below is an update of the latest news from INLOGOV, together with insight into what it is like to work or study here.
Date:
Monday 12th June 2017

UK General Election: What's Brexit Got to Do With It?

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Professor David H. Dunn, Department of Political Science and International Studies..
Date:
Friday 2nd June 2017

UK General Election: Inconvenient Realities of Immigration

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Professor Stan Siebert, Birmingham Business School.
Date:
Friday 2nd June 2017

UK General Election: The Income Inequality and Housing Questions

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Professor John Fender, Birmingham Business School.
Date:
Friday 2nd June 2017

UK General Election: A Contrast in "Leadership"

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Professor Scott Taylor, College of Arts and Law.
Date:
Thursday 1st June 2017

UK General Election: There Will Be Trouble Ahead

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Professor Scott Lucas, Department of Political Science and International Studies..
Date:
Thursday 1st June 2017

UK General Election: A Split on Domestic Policy --- Conservative v. Labour

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Dr Mark Goodwin, Department of Political Science and International Studies.
Date:
Thursday 1st June 2017

UK General Election: Noticing Aid and Development

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Dr Jonathan Fisher, International Development Department.
Date:
Thursday 1st June 2017

UK General Election: The "Silent Election" --- The View from Other Countries

Description
General Elections 2017 video by Dr Sotirios Zartaloudis, Department of Political Science and International Studies.
Date:
Thursday 1st June 2017

Latest News from INLOGOV

Description
Latest News from INLOGOV.
Date:
Monday 22nd May 2017

Life as an INLOGOV PhD Student: Bryony Rudkin, Deputy Leader of Ipswich Borough Council

Description
Bryony Rudkin's doctoral research focuses on the scene of political decision making in English local government and how engaged and responsive politicians are to the communities they represent. Her research is timely, given that it comes at a time when increasingly the reputation, credibility and authenticity of politicians in all its forms is under intense media scrutiny.
Date:
Monday 22nd May 2017

An Update from INLOGOV's Director of Research, Professor Vivien Lowndes

Description
INLOGOV's research focuses on public services, governance and citizen participation.
Date:
Monday 22nd May 2017
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