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Birmingham wins National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) William Plowden Fellowship for 2013

Description
The winner of the William Plowden Fellowship, Dr Richard Lang from WU Vienna University of Economics and Business in Austria joins Professor David Mullins in TSRC and Housing and Communities Group for three months on April 10 to undertake research on 'Bringing real localism into practice through co-operative housing governance'.
Date:
Tuesday 5th March 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New research on housing and communities

Description
David Mullins and Halima Sacranie are undertaking a study of self help housing projects in the Midlands, funded by the Building and Social Housing Foundation.
Date:
Tuesday 5th March 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Yoshinobu Kikuchi, Visiting Fellow

Description
Professor David Mullins to work on 'Empty Homes' research project with Visiting Fellow from Japan.
Date:
Tuesday 26th February 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Death of Richard Groves

Description
Richard Groves, former director of the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies dies age 65. Richard made an enormous contribution to housing and environmental health for more than 40 years.
Date:
Friday 22nd February 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and community investment, where next?

Description
Vanessa Wilkes will be the main speaker at this event, drawing on her PhD research to discuss 'Finding a way to measure social impact: the institutional work of individuals within housing organisations'.
Date:
Thursday 31st January 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Students

North Yorkshire Home Choice: Evidence Summary

Description
Professor David Mullins and Pat Niner of the Institute of Applied Social Studies, have been working with Fillip Sosenko of Herriot-Watt University on an evaluation of a new scheme to allocate all social housing in six North Yorkshire local authorities.
Date:
Thursday 1st November 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHF 'Building Futures' Neighbourhood Audit

Description
National Housing Federation Audit provides a picture of extent and nature of community investment by housing associations - further TSRC work now underway on measuring social impact.
Date:
Tuesday 17th July 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

David Mullins re-elected to ENHR Coordination Committee

Description
Professor David Mullins is re-elected to Coordination Committee of the European Network for Housing Research (ENHR).
Date:
Thursday 5th July 2012
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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
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