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Forthcoming events: Impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme

Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running two events in February looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP, which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
Date:
12 January 2015

Evaluation of the empty homes community grants programme - North East and Yorkshire

Description
The Housing and Communities Research Group have been awarded a grant by the Building and Social Housing Foundation, to evaluate the impact of the 'Empty Homes Community Grants Programme in North East England and Yorkshire'.
Date:
12 January 2015

Read the latest Newsletter from IRiS

Description
In their latest Newsletter, IRiS reflects back on some of the activities and projects it has been involved in over the past successful year.
Date:
08 January 2015

New publication: Delivering maternity services in an era of superdiversity: The challenges of novelty and newness

Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), has a new publication entitled 'Delivering maternity services in an era of superdiversity: the challenges of novelty and newness'.
Date:
07 January 2015

Research Fellow vacancy: UPWEB research project (IRiS)

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, are looking to recruit a Research Fellow, to work on their 3 year research project 'Understanding the practice and developing the concept of welfare bricolage (UPWEB).
Date:
07 January 2015

Neglecting neuroscience has criminal consequences for youth

Description
Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Policy, and Visiting Fellow at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne Nathan Hughes, writes for 'The Conversation'
Date:
07 January 2015
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IASS Events

Public Service Academy Employability Event - Speed Networking

Date
28 January 2015 (15:45-19:00)
Location:
Noble Room, Staff House
Description
Are you interested in a career in public service? Meet representatives from public service providers including local and regional authorities, education and health services, private and voluntary sector providers.
Categories:
Social Sciences, Students

Examining community-led housing and the impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme - London event

Date
19 February 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running this event in London, looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Examining community-led housing and the impact of the Empty Homes Community Grants Programme - Hull event

Date
26 February 2015 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
HU3 2RA, Hull, The Octagon
Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running this event in Hull in February, looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
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