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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02 March 2022
The University of Birmingham has become the first Higher Educational establishment to introduce climate change into its BSc Accountancy and Finance degree course.
24 February 2022
Professor Ian Thomson, Dr Mayya Konovalova and Dr Madlen Sobkowiak lead mainstreaming of climate change into University of Birmingham's accountancy course.
17 February 2022
Steve Gulati reflects on HSMC's tradition of sharing knowledge and encouraging debate through events and seminars.
14 February 2022
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) will be hosting this year's OBHC Conference between Mon 12th – Wed 14th September 2022.
09 February 2022
For LGBTQ + History Month 2022, Dr Spohie King looks back over the impact of the Local Government Act 1988, particularly the notorious Section 28.
07 February 2022
Read the winning blog entry for CHASM's Ben Pattison Memorial PhD Prize 2022, by Emma Parlow.
04 February 2022
New publication on co-production and emotional labour in care settings is described.
03 February 2022
This page describes a new study which investigates how to understand and improve social care assessments for older LGBTQ+ people in England.
31 January 2022
University of Birmingham research offers unique opportunity to gain insight into how communities have responded to the COVID crisis.
26 January 2022
At the digital margins? Researching and communicating marginalisation in online political engagement
20 January 2022
Professor Judith Smith, current Director of HSMC, reflects on the key contributions made by HSMC to health policy and management
18 January 2022
William has over 20 years' experience of financial inclusion and international development in the private and development sectors.
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