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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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
12 July 2021
CHASM held Open House showcasing the range of important research being conducted.
New social care payment decision making project for CHASM
An introduction to the Covid Realities research programme
09 July 2021
GIGWELL Project finds that insecurity in the demand of gigs has a significant effect on gig workers' finances
Davina Weston announced as new CHASM Centre Manager
The Ben Pattison Memorial prize for doctoral researchers
08 July 2021
Professor Tony Dobbins and Professor Anne Green, Birmingham Business School.
05 July 2021
On the 73rd birthday of the NHS, Professor Martin Powell reflects on the principles of the health system and how there is cause for being both optimistic and pessimistic.
30 June 2021
Dr Nic Cheeseman has won a prestigious Mid-career Fellowship for a new research project
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