The College of Social Sciences brings together over 360 academics (including 86 professors) and 264 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.
This year’s festival has gone virtual, and as you cannot come to us, we are bringing society to your sofa with a range of exciting online events.
Social sciences researchers at the University of Birmingham are helping to unravel the complex and evolving economic and societal challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Posted 15 October 2020
The lecture series is inspired by and commemorates Emeritus Professor Peter Sinclair, whose breadth of knowledge, curiosity, and kindness inspired his students and colleagues immeasurably.
Posted 14 October 2020
IRiS Director Professor Nando Sigona took part in BBC Radio 4's The Briefing Room on "Britain's immigration dilemma" hosted by award winning journalist David Aaranovitch.
Posted 08 October 2020
Neve Isaeva, a Business School PhD student, has been selected by the editorial team of Personnel Review, as the Highly Commended winner of the 2020 Emerald/EFMD Outstanding Doctoral Research Award.
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