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Understanding the practice and developing the concept of welfare bricolage (UPWEB)

Description
IRiS were successful in their bid for NORFACE funds as part of the Welfare State Futures Programme. The UPWEB project, led by IRiS Director Professor Jenny Phillimore will commence in 2015.
Date:
27 November 2014

Delivering maternity services in an era of superdiversity

Description
This new article released online for the Journal of Ethnic and Migration studies uses maternity services as a vehicle for exploring the experiences of new migrants and the barriers they encounter when seeking to engage with welfare services in superdiverse neighbourhoods. The article highlights widespread concerns in terms of equality of access and outcomes which are likely to extend beyond maternity services to other forms of welfare and are particularly worrying in relation to asylum seekers, failed asylum seekers and family/spousal migrants.
Date:
25 November 2014

Work on community languages

Description
Work by IRiS academic, Professor Angela Creese, on community languages has been featured in various ways recently.
Date:
24 November 2014

Creating tomorrow's leading social scientists

Description
The University of Birmingham is proud to offer 25 ESRC scholarships to fund postgraduate training and doctoral research.
Date:
18 November 2014

The future of social housing

Description
Housing and Communities Research Group launches new research programme on the future of social housing.
Date:
17 November 2014

IRiS Event: Should I stay or should I go? The return migration of retired migrants from Spain

Description
All are welcome at this IRiS event, hosted by Jordi Giner Monfort from the Universitat de Valencia in Spain, which will be held on Monday 24 November 2014 from 3.00 pm until 5.00 pm in Room 427 in the Muirhead Tower.
Date:
17 November 2014
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IASS Events

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.

Mind the (housing) gap: Patterns of family wealth, past, present, future

Date
17 March 2015 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 111 Birmingham Business School
Description
CHASM seminar, 'Mind the (housing) gap: Patterns of family wealth, past, present, future.'
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election

Date
20 March 2015 (09:30-11:00)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Seminar by Professor Mark Drakeford, on Devolution and Social Policy after the 2015 General Election.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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