Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) works to advance and promote the University's expertise in the emerging field of superdiversity. We are the first institute in the UK and one of the first globally, to focus on superdiversity.

Research

Research

IRiS is working to generate advanced, high quality research to underpin theory building, knowledge generation, policy making and public debate about superdiversity.

Working Paper Series

Working Paper Series

IRiS is one of the first research institutions globally that works to advance and promote expertise in the field of superdiversity.

Research videos

Research videos

Researchers from across the University, talk about their areas of research and how this fits with the work of IRiS.

Staff

Staff

IRiS brings together academics from 15 different schools including social policy, politics, theology, education, psychology, geography and sports science.

About IRiS

About IRiS

Leading thinking globally, nationally and locally on the nature and impact of superdiversity across a range of disciplines.

Practitioner research

Practitioner research

PRP is a ground breaking initiative that brings together policymakers and practitioners with IRiS academics to work on research ideas relating to superdiversity.

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Latest news

Posted 26 July 2016

On superdiversity in a 'crisis mood'

Deputy Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), N´╗┐ando Sigona, was recently interviewed by Rosemary Bechler, Editor for 'Open Democracy'.

Posted 20 July 2016

Linguistic Xenophobia and why it should be resisted

In its latest Blog, the TLANG team (Translation and Translanguaging), write about the upsurge in xenophobia and racist hate crime which is believed to have been triggered by the BREXIT vote.

Posted 18 July 2016

Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'

Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), writes for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs on 'Integration and the European Migration 'Crisis'.

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