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1608, 2017

Thirty years on from the Hungerford massacre: Michael Ryan was not mentally ill or mad

By |August 16th, 2017|In The News, Opinion|0 Comments

By Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology, School of Social Sciences
August 19 2017 marks the day, 30 years ago, when the Hungerford massacre occurred in the Berkshire market town, perpetrated by a 27-year-old loner and unemployed labourer who committed a killing spree which saw 16 people murdered, with another 15 wounded.

At the time, […]

1308, 2017

Fallen Angel: The 10 Year Death Anniversary of Gerry Tobin

By |August 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

By Mohammed Rahman Lecturer in Criminology
Few of us in Britain have probably heard of the Hell’s Angels motorcycle club (HAMC) – an internationally renowned biker organisation that boasts of having 425 chapters across 50 countries.  Fewer have probably heard of Gerry Tobin, a former Hell’s Angels member who was gunned down on 12th August 2007 […]

1007, 2017

Midlands Outstrips UK Output Performance for a Further Month

By |July 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Latest Lloyds Bank WM PMI recorded strongest performance in UK, at 58.1 in June, up from 56.6
Latest Lloyds Bank EM PMI eases to 55.4, from 57.9 in May, but stronger than UK average.
Inflationary pressures appear to be moderating but remain robust, with relative stabilisation of £ a contributory factor.
Demand strengthening in […]

1004, 2017

The Region’s Robust Performance Continues in March

By |April 10th, 2017|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on The Region’s Robust Performance Continues in March

According to the latest Lloyds Bank regional PMI for March released today:

Market sentiment likely to be drive by political, if not military factors over the next few weeks.
China offers key trading concessions to US, notably on finance and agriculture
Midlands PMIs softened in March, in the WM easing to 56.1 in March from […]

1303, 2017

Region records strongest growth in Britain

By |March 13th, 2017|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on Region records strongest growth in Britain

According to the latest Lloyds Bank regional PMI for February released today (Monday March 13):

Output growth in the WM & EM strongest in Britain at 57 (down from 60.1 previously) and 55 (up from 53.5 in January) respectively.
Output performance eases but remains vibrant, with business activity accelerating in EM.
Price pressures continue to […]

203, 2017

We must be careful not to body-shame models at the centre of Zara social media storm

By |March 2nd, 2017|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on We must be careful not to body-shame models at the centre of Zara social media storm

By Dr Gemma Commane, Lecturer in Media and Communications at Birmingham City University’s School of Media
Women are more than just the sum total of their bodies, but public commentary (from both men and women) brings us back to one central issue. The issue is that women’s bodies are always scrutinised and seen as public property, […]

2301, 2017

Industrial Strategy; a cure for all known ills?

By |January 23rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Industrial Strategy; a cure for all known ills?

By Dr Steve McCabe, Birmingham City Business School
In the wild west of America there were stories of so called snake oil salesmen who proffered a product that was claimed to be efficacious for all sorts of ailments. It was, like a lot of what went on in those unregulated days, a scam.

Selling an industrial strategy […]

1201, 2017

What does a Digital Forensics Analyst do?

By |January 12th, 2017|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on What does a Digital Forensics Analyst do?

By Shahid Shabbir, Senior Lecturer in Computer Network Security
Forensic scientists are prominent in the news today, following the publication of the annual report of the forensic science regulator. The Guardian article covering the report made reference to the “increasingly important area of digital forensics”. But what is digital forensics; and what does a digital forensics analyst […]

2012, 2016

Looking after mental health at Christmas

By |December 20th, 2016|In The News, Opinion|Comments Off on Looking after mental health at Christmas

By Kim Moore, Senior Lecturer in Mental Health
Yes it is nearly here again… the great Christmas competition, it seems like only yesterday I was packing up my Christmas decorations and paying off the Christmas loans.  But everywhere I go I see twinkling lights, Christmas decorations I can only aspire to, carols that repeat over and […]

1612, 2016

A Bulgarian Christmas

By |December 16th, 2016|Opinion, Student Life|Comments Off on A Bulgarian Christmas

By Daniela Videva,
21-year-old third year student from Plovdiv in Bulgaria, studying Media and Communication (Public Relations)
I often get asked whether people in Bulgaria celebrate Christmas. And my answer is always – ‘YES!’ People assume we don’t have this tradition because we are an Orthodox country. It may not always be as commercialised as in the UK […]