ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017

The ESRC Festival of Social Science celebrates how pioneering social, economic and political research impacts everyday life. The Festival welcomes all, whether you’re a leading researcher in your field, you’re studying the subject at school or a member of the public interested in learning more.


Learning from autistic perspectives

The Autism Centre for Education and Research 'Learning from autistic perspectives' online event on 7 November 2017 was a resounding success. You can find further resources from the event here.

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ESRC event looks at Brexit impact for Birmingham and beyond


On the 7 November, six leading academics from the University of Birmingham presented to a full house at the Birmingham REP, the potential implications of Brexit for Birmingham, Britain and beyond, looking at matters such as family, economy, living and migration.

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EU families and 'eurochildren' in Brexiting Britain
Dr Nano Sigona

Economic impacts of Brexit on the UK, its regions, cities and sectors
Prof Raquel Ortega Argiles

Living and working in post-Brexit Birmingham
Dr John Bryson

The impact of Brexit on patients and the NHS
Prof Mark Exworthy

The impact of Brexit on regulating pharmaceutical and clinical trials
Prof Jean McHale

How will Brexit affect British pensioners in Spain
Dr Kelly Hall


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