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HSMC and IASS participatory research study showcased in new national guidance

Description
A new national guide on supporting diverse and inclusive public involvement in research, features a participatory research study carried out by colleagues from across HSMC and IASS as an example of good practice.
Date:
Wednesday 20th June 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Landlord responses to anti-social behaviour

Description
David Mullins chairs a roundtable with London-based housing associations on social landlord responses to anti-social behaviour.
Date:
Wednesday 13th June 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New Migration and Social Policy programme

Description
Does your work involve issues to do with Migration? Enhance your career prospects by registering for our New Migration and Social Policy programme.
Date:
Wednesday 7th March 2012
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students, Teaching

Supporting Victims of Islamophobia and Anti-Muslim Hate Crime

Description
IASS's Chris Allen is set to speak at the Birmingham launch of the new 'TELL MAMA' project (Measuring Anti-Muslim Attacks), a national project that provides support and assistance to those who have suffered Islamophobic or anti-Muslim attacks.
Date:
Tuesday 28th February 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Academic attends community policing event in Warsaw

Description
Basia Spalek presents on community policing and counter-terrorism at workshop in Warsaw.
Date:
Tuesday 28th February 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Shaping Government policy to tackle Islamophobia and anti-Muslim hatred

Description
Since presenting evidence to the re-launched All Party Parliamentary Group on Islamophobia in November last year, IASS's Chris Allen has been asked to join the Government's Cross Party Working Group on Anti-Muslim hatred.
Date:
Monday 27th February 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Challenging assumptions when working with 'vulnerable people'

Description
IASS to run a Masterclass for six form students exploring what it is like to work with service users and carers in a social work or social care setting. Challenging assumptions when working with 'vulnerable people'.
Date:
Monday 6th February 2012
Categories:
Social Sciences

In war and peace: Collected memories of Birmingham Poles

Description
New booklet gives a presentation of the main parts of the 'Collected Memories of Birmingham's Poles' project.
Date:
Tuesday 17th January 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IASS academic presents expert evidence on Islamophobia

Description
Having been commissioned to produce a report for the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Islamophobia earlier this year, IASS's Chris Allen has been invited to present expert evidence to a meeting of the APPG at the Houses of Parliament.
Date:
Thursday 17th November 2011
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Faith in the City event a success

Description
IASS's Chris Allen reports on the success of Festival of Social Science event 'Faith in the City: communities, regeneration and integration' held at the Green Lane Mosque, Birmingham.
Date:
Wednesday 9th November 2011
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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