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IRiS Roundtable series - Superdiversity: Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?

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IRiS Roundtable series - Superdiversity: Opportunity or challenge for addressing inequality?
Date:
31 March 2015

Language and Superdiversity: exploring corpus approaches

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Forthcoming series of seminars which will explore the possible synergies between corpus linguistics and superdiversity.
Date:
31 March 2015

TSRC and NCVO receive funding to continue work on third sector evidence base

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The National Council for Voluntary Organisations (NCVO) and the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC) are to create a data resource that will improve the evidence base for the voluntary sector, particularly in relation to its finances and resources over the past decade.
Date:
26 March 2015

Tenant involvement could save millions says Minister, Stephen Williams

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Professor David Mullins joined over 100 leading figures from the tenants movement and social landlords in the Jubilee Room at the House of Commons recently, to launch a major new report on the business benefits of social landlords' involving their tenants in decision making and service provision.
Date:
26 March 2015

New superdiverse entrepreneurs

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Read the latest in the IRiS Working Paper Series, 'Superdiverse Britain and new migrant enterprises'.
Date:
24 March 2015

Birmingham Brief: Child protection system does not need a political game of 'tough and tougher'

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Professor Sue White, Professor of Social Work (Children and Families) in the School of Social Policy, writes for the 'Birmingham Brief'.
Date:
12 March 2015
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