New study to explore the experiences of MSM during Covid-19

Graham Robson June 14, 2021

The research is a collaboration between Birmingham City University, the University of Salford, Kings College London and Newcastle University

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General News

Homophobic terminology and religious profanity commonly appears online

Gary Hart January 20, 2018

New research reveals religious profanity and homophobic terminology among most common swearwords used online. Religious swearwords and homophobic phrases are among the most common profanity used in online blogs, new research suggests.

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In The South

Birmingham conference to tackle school bullying

Besi Besemar November 3, 2017

Academics, researchers and teachers will gather at Birmingham City University this month to explore new tactics and share evidence of what works when tackling bullying in schools. The day-long ‘Contemporary Research and Practice in Anti-bullying’ event will take place during Anti-Bullying Week on Wednesday, November 15 and will feature a series of high-profile speakers, including world-leading expert on school bullying Professor Peter Smith and Baroness Sal Brinton, chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Bullying and Liberal Democrat Party President.

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Researcher explores why men don’t seek information about STI’s

Besi Besemar December 15, 2016

Birmingham researcher explores the barriers stopping men seeking information on sexually transmitted infections. A researcher at Birmingham City University is undertaking research into the social and cognitive barriers hindering men who have sex with other men (MSM) from finding out more information about sexually transmitted infections (STIs).

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In The South

New research finds sex education in schools not inclusive of same-sex relationships

Gary Hart November 26, 2015

Researchers have found secondary schools in Britain claiming to incorporate sexual diversity into their sex and relationship education (SRE) are in fact upholding heteronormativity.

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