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Housing, race, community and conflict 50 years on

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The Housing and Communities Research Network will be holding their 7th Seminar on Tuesday 25 February 2014 from 16.15 until 17.30 pm in Room 710, Muirhead Tower. Dr Ricky Joseph and Professor Alan Murie will be the main speakers at this event entitled 'Housing, race, community and conflict 50 years on'.
Date:
Monday 17th February 2014

IRiS Seminar Series

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All are welcome to these seminars which will be followed by light refreshments. No need to register, just turn up!
Date:
Monday 6th January 2014

Birmingham Brief: Why doesn't work pay?

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The labour market has shown some signs of recovery in the last year with a fall in unemployment, but getting a job is no guarantee of avoiding poverty and for many people with jobs, work no longer seems to pay.
Date:
Monday 16th December 2013

Birmingham Brief: Why more must be done to curb the growing debt crisis

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Professor Karen Rowlingson, Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) contributes to the latest Birmingham Brief.
Date:
Monday 28th October 2013

Responding to wealth inequality

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A hard-hitting report on the distribution of wealth in the UK will today call for a series of measures to encourage saving – even among those on the lowest incomes – and for a new not-for-profit body to represent the interests of savers.
Date:
Wednesday 23rd October 2013
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Housing Association Roundtable event

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Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
Thursday 12th February 2015

Opting out of Mediterranean rescue condemns desperate migrants to death

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The UK government is seeking to defend its decision not to support rescue missions for migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe via the central Mediterranean - Dr Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

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Just published is a new book entitled 'Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities: Inclusive Community Development', published by Policy Press and co-edited by TSRC Honorary Research Fellow, Andrew Ryder
Date:
Tuesday 28th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Fellow launches new book at UoB Brussels office - 3 November 2014

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A new book on social housing organisations in England and the Netherlands by Housing and Communiteis Honorary Fellow, Darinka Czische is being launched on 3 November in Brussels.
Date:
Tuesday 28th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS research video: Dr Ricky Joseph

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In the latest addition to the IRiS research videos, Dr Ricky Joseph talks about the Doctoral Research Diversity Network (DRDN) and how this research fits in with the work on the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS).
Date:
Monday 2nd June 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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