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The truth about migrants - they want to work, pay tax, make friends and integrate

Description
New article by Jenny Phillimore is published in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
Thursday 16th May 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HACT and University agree Scoping Report

Description
Detailed Scoping Report summarises the first six months of work to explore how HACT can unleash the community investment potential of the housing sector.
Date:
Thursday 2nd May 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research team from IASS launch new research into anti-social behaviour

Description
A research team from the Institute of Applied Social Studies have launched a new report setting out the findings from a research project which sought to explore the issue of anti-social behaviour (ASB).
Date:
Tuesday 23rd April 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research by Birmingham Professor assists community housing regulator in New South Wales, Australia

Description
A new report published in February by the housing regulator in New South Wales, Australia, on Strategic Stewardship for the growing community housing set, draws on research by Professor David Mullins.
Date:
Wednesday 6th March 2013
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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
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