The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 professional staff across a range of disciplines and interdisciplinary fields. Around 25% of our staff are international and combined with over 42,500 global alumni representing over 185 countries, our work impacts all areas of society grounded in the key disciplines of business, economics, education, government and society, and social policy.
The work of the Vision Impairment Centre for Teaching and Research (VICTAR) is helping to empower young people with visual impairments like Eddy, Hasun and Shamima.
Social sciences researchers at the University of Birmingham are helping to unravel the complex and evolving economic and societal challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Posted 25 February 2021
Does the NHS White Paper go with the grain of policy and practice or risks getting lost in the long grass of bureaucratic change.
Posted 23 February 2021
'I had no idea about the hidden labour': has the pandemic changed fatherhood for ever?
Posted 22 February 2021
In this MicroCPD, Dr Gerasimos Tsourapas shares his experiences working on the "Decolonising the Curriculum" agenda as the ED&I Lead of the School of Government.
Posted 18 February 2021
As school leaders come to terms with the announcement that a full re-opening of schools will take place on 8th March, there is a host of operational issues that still require attention.
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