Institute of Applied Social Studies (IASS)

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The Institute of Applied Social Studies, which is based within the School of Social Policy, has developed a reputation for delivering high quality teaching and learning which enables students to develop into reflective and research-informed professionals.

Defending Welfare – Birmingham Academics comment on the last five years of the Coalition
Description
In the lead up to the 2010 Election the Social Policy Association (SPA) published In Defence of Welfare - a commentary on challenges facing any incoming government. For the 2015 election In Defence of Welfare 2 has now been launched: and Birmingham academics are some of the main contributors to the series of short essays.
Date:
Wednesday 15th April 2015
Getting by? A year in the life of 30 working families in Liverpool
Description
Read the final report from the 'Getting By? Project: collecting the stories of 30 working families in Liverpool over a year', supported by the 'Below the Radar' workstream at TSRC.
Date:
Thursday 2nd April 2015
Resource caravan passageways and immigrant integration
Description
As part of the Distinguished Speaker Series, Professor Seven Hobfoll, the Judd and Marjorie Weinberg Presidential Professor, Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois in the USA, will be presenting a lecture entitled 'Ya'Gotta' love baseball: Resource caravan passageways and immigrant integration'.
Date:
Tuesday 31st March 2015