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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

Birmingham social work student wins Adult Social Worker of the Year Award 2014

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Alumna Joanne Lowe has won Adults Social Worker of the Year at the 2014 'Social Worker of the Year Awards'.
Date:
06 January 2015

New research to look at how superdiverse neighbourhoods access healthcare

Description
Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), is the lead researcher for a new 3 year project starting in 2015 entitled 'Understanding the practice and developing the concept of welfare bricolage (UPWEB)'.
Date:
06 January 2015

Italian Navy rescue migrants abandoned at sea

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FRONTEX and the Italian Navy recently rescued two large cargo ships packed with hundreds of migrants and refugees abandoned in open sea by their crews
Date:
05 January 2015
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IASS Events

TEDx 2015: Ten really good reasons why people should pay more inheritance tax

Date
21 March 2015 (10:00-16:30)
Location:
Aston Webb Building
Description
Social Policy's Karen Rowlingson will be taking part in this year's TEDx event, an opportunity to hear ideas at the pioneering end of research.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar: 23 March 2015

Date
23 March 2015 (16:15-17:45)
Location:
Room 710 Muirhead Tower
Description
Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar on Monday 23 March 2015 entitled 'Community-led Refurbishments of Empty Homes - the importance of partners'.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

New migrant health beliefs, values and experiences

Date
17 April 2015 (09:30-13:30)
Location:
4th floor, Heritage Learning Space, Library of Birmingham
Description
All are welcome at this IRiS run workshop event to present findings from their research study on migrant health histories.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

IRiS Roundtable series - Intersectionality and superdiversity: What's the difference?

Date
30 April 2015 (13:00-16:00)
Location:
7th Floor, Muirhead Tower (R21), Room 714/5
Description
In this IRiS roundtable, we have invited internationally renowned academics with long-standing expertise and interests in intersectionality to consider a range of questions.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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