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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Findings from SEREDA call for changes to the Home Office’s asylum policy after uncovering the failures of the UK asylum system faced by refugee victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
07 September 2021
Academics from POLSIS met to discuss a new paper by Dr Sotirios Zartaloudis, 'Explaining Brexit: A Bullingdon Dinner Gone Wrong?'
02 September 2021
A Financial Magazine article from Professor Ian Thomson on Materiality, sustainability and reporting.
26 August 2021
By Dr Joachim Timlon, Assistant Professor in Strategy and International Business.
30 July 2021
Research by Danny McGowan and Christoph Görtz has resulted in two reports that were acknowledged as Written Evidence by the UK House of Commons' Committee on Public Accounts.
26 July 2021
Maxine Watkins, the new CHASM Research Fellow, joins us to work on the Development of a decision support tool for older people who pay for social care, and their families project.
22 July 2021
Older adults may be slower to learn actions and behaviours that benefit themselves, but new research shows they are just as capable as younger people of learning behaviours that benefit others.
19 July 2021
Dr Lisa Goodson is the UK lead on new project Empowering Cities Of Migration: New Methods For Citizen Involvement And Socio-spatial Integration (EMPOWER) in conjunction with Professor Simon Pemberton, University of Keele
16 July 2021
By Professor John Bryson, Department of Strategy and International Business.
Professor Fiona Nunan, discusses whether environmental protection in the global south can improve local people's lives and what structures need to be in place to make that happen
14 July 2021
Staff at the Universities of Birmingham, Surrey, Cardiff and Macquarie are undertaking research on unprofessional behaviour in health care settings.
13 July 2021
By Dr James Blackmore-Wright, Birmingham Business School.
Interim findings from an evaluation of the Children & Young People's Mental Health Trailblazer programme, supporting mental health & wellbeing in schools
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