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906, 2014

Technobabies project: How does my research impact on everyday life?

By |June 9th, 2014|Opinion|Comments Off on Technobabies project: How does my research impact on everyday life?

Dr Jane O’Connor, Senior Researcher in Education (Early Years), discusses her Technobabies research –  an investigation into the use of touchscreen technology among children under three.

As both the mum of a toddler and a Senior Researcher in Early Years’ Education I am particularly concerned about the lack of information and guidance for parents about babies […]

1204, 2014

Doing your research on postgraduate study is vital

By |April 12th, 2014|Student Life|Comments Off on Doing your research on postgraduate study is vital

Thinking about studying for a postgraduate course? Alex Blower, staff member at Birmingham City University, tell us why he decided to go back to university and how its helped him develop in his career. 

In the summer of 2011, after taking a year away from study to experience the world of work, I made the decision to return to university […]

1508, 2013

Family Annihilation – A tragic and little understood phenomenon

By |August 15th, 2013|In The News|Comments Off on Family Annihilation – A tragic and little understood phenomenon

Dr Elizabeth Yardley, Professor David Wilson and Adam Lynes – Centre for Applied Criminology

This month sees the publication of research on family annihilation by the Centre for Applied Criminology in the prestigious, peer review Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. Family annihilators are parents who deliberately kill their child/children, may kill or attempt to kill their […]

2401, 2013

Transfer Windows and Giant Killers

By |January 24th, 2013|Opinion|Comments Off on Transfer Windows and Giant Killers

Professor David Roberts, Acting Executive Dean of the Faculty of Performance, Media and English at Birmingham City University, likens a predicted rise in academic research submissions to football tactics.

The transfer window is open. Ahead of the deadline, highly paid talent is being traded between the big boys. You might look to bring in two or […]