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Housing Quality Network: Evidence paper on going local

Description
Some of the Birmingham Housing and Communities Research Group projects on community led housing that have featured in previous Housing and Communities Research Network seminars, are featured in the Housing Quality Network Evidence paper on Going Local.
Date:
18 February 2014

Housing, race, community and conflict 50 years on

Description
The Housing and Communities Research Network will be holding their 7th Seminar on Tuesday 25 February 2014 from 16.15 until 17.30 pm in Room 710, Muirhead Tower. Dr Ricky Joseph and Professor Alan Murie will be the main speakers at this event entitled 'Housing, race, community and conflict 50 years on'.
Date:
17 February 2014

Struggles against subjection: Implications of criminalization of migrants' everyday lives in Europe

Description
Struggles against subjection: the consequences of criminalization of migration on migrants' everyday lives, Agnieszka Kubal, University of Oxford, 12 February 2014, University of Birmingham.
Date:
06 February 2014

Read about the School of Social Policy in Six Languages

Description
In this recent addition to our website, you can now read about the work of the School of Social Policy in six different languages.
Date:
06 February 2014

Graduate Internship: Amy Davenport, Health Exchange (2014)

Description
Amy studied BA Social Policy and graduated in 2013. Whilst she was studying she also made the most of her time by working for her department and the university in a number of different capabilities. This ranged from supporting staff at open days and applicant visit days, leading tours and working for the marketing department, encouraging potential students to apply to UoB.
Date:
30 January 2014

Enhance your career prospects with a PhD suitable for all aspects of social work, social policy and practice

Description
Study our new Doctor of Social Work, designed for those involved in all aspects of social work, social policy and practice in a wide range of settings, including government, voluntary organisations, community-based projects, management, education, social care, health care, probation and user groups, as paid workers or volunteers.
Date:
29 January 2014
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IASS Events

Housing and Communities Research Network Eighth Seminar

Date
29 April 2014 (16:15-17:30)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
This 8th Housing and Communities Research Network seminar is part of a collaboration between the Housing and Communities Research Group and Birmingham City Council to understand the impact of the growth of private renting in the City and support strategic responses to this major trend.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Strengthening Professional Judgement in Practice

Date
10 June 2014 (16:00-18:15)
Location:
Courtyard Room, Park House
Description
Hosted by the Public Service Academy and led by leading academics with extensive experience in policy and practice, the seminars are targeted at leaders and managers in all areas of the social work profession. Seminars will also be of interest to academics, postgraduate students and professionals in related health and social care disciplines. This seminar will be led by Professor Sue White and Professor Barbara Fawcett.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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