politics

3110, 2012

Heseltine – praise for attempting to think the unthinkable

By |October 31st, 2012|Opinion|Comments Off on Heseltine – praise for attempting to think the unthinkable

Dr Steve McCabe, Director of Research Degrees at Birmingham City Business School shares his views on the Lord Heseltine Review in the run-up to its launch in Birmingham today. For more from Dr McCabe see tomorrow’s (November 1st) Birmingham Post.

In March Lord Heseltine was commissioned by the Chancellor George Osborne and Business Secretary Vince Cable […]

2802, 2011

Stranded in the desert? Keep 100 dollars in your shoe!

By |February 28th, 2011|Opinion|Comments Off on Stranded in the desert? Keep 100 dollars in your shoe!

By Craig Jackson, Professor of Occupational Health Psychology.

Recent news about the plight of British oil workers stranded in the Libyan desert reminded me of my own time stuck in a desert-based oil field with nowhere to go, and how deserts can be the strangest places on earth to work.

The news this week reported there were […]

402, 2011

Let the Egyptian people have their right to democracy, urges Dean

By |February 4th, 2011|Opinion|2 Comments

Professor Fiona Church, Executive Dean of Faculty of Education, Law and Social Sciences

Having directly experienced the protests in Cairo last weekend, I have been paying close attention to the developments this week in Egypt.  I have become increasingly concerned to see the escalation of violence in many areas.

In Cairo I witnessed peaceful demonstrations attacked by […]