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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Accessibility: How far have we come? How far have we to go? Explore our exciting programme of events which run from 18 November until 18 December 2020
Posted 15 January 2021
Sandra Pertek, the SEREDA Researcher at IRiS, University of Birmingham, has been awarded U21 Seed Funding to continue her research on sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) and modern slavery.
Posted 14 January 2021
After eight months of negotiations, the UK and EU agreed on a new Trade and Cooperation Agreement, what does it mean for the UK regions?
Posted 07 January 2021
With COVID19 and Brexit impacting on High Street shops, what can be done to ensure a successful 2021.
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