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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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.
05 July 2022
New research on telephone triage in primary care finds that it does not disadvantage patients with multimorbidity in terms of access to care.
31 May 2022
Dr Sophie King-Hill and colleagues have coordinated a cross-university initiative to offer dynamic sexual violence workshops to medical students.
24 May 2022
In our latest blog, as part of the 50th anniversary series, Dr Christiane Shrimpton provides us with personal reflection on the impact of the Bevan programme.
26 April 2022
An assessment and feedback platform that cuts the time taken to mark work in maths and science subjects has been designed at the University of Birmingham.
14 April 2022
A new summer school will focus on the impact of Covid-19 on European health and well-being.
08 April 2022
The POLSIS seminar series invites prominent external scholars to discuss big themes including Englishness and the ideology of political reactionaries.
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