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Research on Choice Based Lettings (CBL) launched at JRF Seminar in York

Description
Research by the Housing and Communities Research Group on the North Yorkshire Home Choice CBL scheme, funded by Joseph Rowntree Foundation was launched at a seminar in York on Friday February 21st.
Date:
Thursday 20th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing Quality Network: Evidence paper on going local

Description
Some of the Birmingham Housing and Communities Research Group projects on community led housing that have featured in previous Housing and Communities Research Network seminars, are featured in the Housing Quality Network Evidence paper on Going Local.
Date:
Tuesday 18th February 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing, race, community and conflict 50 years on

Description
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
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

PhD opportunity: Youth Homelessness in Birmingham

Description
An exciting opportunity has arisen to study for a PhD on youth homelessness, in collaboration with St Basils, and based in the Housing and Communities Research Group in the School of Social Policy.
Date:
Thursday 19th December 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities welcomes overseas visitors

Description
Housing and Communities researchers welcome visitors from Denmark and Japan.
Date:
Thursday 7th November 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New housing research

Description
Housing and Communities are conducting a new research project, 'Independent review of housing association governing arrangements in Northern Ireland'.
Date:
Thursday 7th November 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

TSRC Visiting Fellows feature in international journal special issue on co-operative housing

Description
Dr Richard Lang (TSRC Plowden Fellow in 2013) has co-edited a special issue of the International Journal of Co-operative Management.
Date:
Monday 21st October 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Perspective: The true impact of migration for the UK

Description
IRiS academics contribute to latest Birmingham Perspective on the true impact of migration for the UK.
Date:
Thursday 17th October 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Network Fifth Seminar and Networking Event

Description
All are welcome to the fifth Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar on 12 November on 'The Rise and Fall of the Dutch Social Housing Model'.
Date:
Tuesday 15th October 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University links with local Third Sector to 'End Youth Homelessness'

Description
Professor David Mullins in the Housing and Communities Research Group, School of Social Policy is working with colleagues across the University to support St Basils to make Birmingham the first UK City to adopt the 'End Youth Homelessness' pledge.
Date:
Thursday 10th October 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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