The College of Social Sciences brings together over 450 academics (including 90 professors) and over 360 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.
With the unfolding events following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, our expert social sciences researchers are sharing their insight and research commentary on issues affecting Ukraine and the rest of the world - including international sanctions, migration and displacement and the economy.
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Join us for a range of interactive free events focusing on the theme of ‘my local area’, and find out more about social change and local communities.
03 October 2022
Steve Gulati reflects on his and his family's experiences as first and second generation migrants, and also the contribution of migrant workers in the NHS.
29 September 2022
Dr Amarpreet Kaur reflects on starting her role at HSMC during the Covid-19 pandemic.
28 September 2022
HSMC has partnered with the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to develop a leadership development programme for clinicians in the West Midlands NHS.
22 September 2022
Darya Ibrahim shares experiences of undertaking HSMC's intercalated degree in conjunction with the Medical School.
25 August 2022
Hidden financial transactions nurture rogue state, organised crime and terrorist groups.
17 August 2022
As consumers have become increasingly aware of their shopping habits and how they impact the environment, fast fashion brands have come under fire.
12 August 2022
WMREDI investigates the impacts of megatrends in the West Midlands. Trends that existed before the impact of Covid-19 but have been accelerated by the pandemic.
11 August 2022
Professor Russell Mannion and colleagues have undertaken research funded by The Health Foundation to asses the impact of Covid-19 in mental health services.
26 July 2022
A new, free to access, attention training programme to help young autistic people has been launched by researchers.
21 July 2022
HSMC Director, Dr Ross Millar reflects on HSMC at 50's alumni event
14 July 2022
The origins of Park House.. the home of the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) by Rachel Posaner
07 July 2022
Professor Mark Exworthy and colleagues claim that the new National Clinical Impact Awards (NCIAs) are insensitive to the needs of the wider NHS workforce.
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