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Posted 18 July 2018

Emojis and message clarity

Senior Lecturer David Houghton charts the evolution of the emoji in our modern society.

Posted 09 July 2018

Hope for Housing comes to Birmingham

The Housing and Communities Research Group at the University of Birmingham is hosting a conference with the Birmingham Community-Led Housing Partnership and national policy makers and activists to explore how the Government Community Housing fund could mean Hope for Housing in Birmingham.

Posted 09 July 2018

The last straw – why Wimbledon has fallen out of love with plastic

Professor Delphine Gibassier (Senior Research Fellow, Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business): "As plastic became the environmental hot topic in 2018, it's no surprise that companies and organisations such as Wimbledon rallied behind the cause, drifting from their plastic-dependency."

Posted 06 July 2018

Chocolate, Fairtrade and Responsible Business

Nana O Bonsu (Research Fellow, Lloyds Banking Group Centre for Responsible Business) writes: "Fairtrade's success as a business exemplifies how responsible business practices can be combined with economic goals to create a trustworthy and socially-responsible brand."

Posted 06 July 2018

Precarity, Migration and Enterprise

Taking place on 25 and 26 June, this workshop was hosted by the Centre for Research for Ethnic Minority Entrepreneurship (CREME), Birmingham Business School Department of Management and the Entrepreneurship Studies Network (ESN).

Posted 05 July 2018

Closing the mental health treatment gap

Professor of Mental Health Policy, Paul Burstow discusses the University's Mental Health Policy Commission and how we can work towards closing the prevention gap.

Posted 05 July 2018

Closing the mental health treatment gap

Professor of Mental Health Policy, Paul Burstow discusses the University's Mental Health Policy Commission and how we can work towards closing the prevention gap.

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