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Social Work students in lecture theatreLatest news and events from the Institute of Applied Social Studies.

Latest news

Latest articles from IRiS research fellow

Description
Two new articles by Aleksandra Grzymala-Kazlowska, Marie Curie Research Fellow based in the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), have been published recently by SAGE.
Date:
20 May 2014

Social Work students in succesful exchange trip to Nuremburg

Description
Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes at Birmingham, have recently returned from a successful and enjoyable Erasmus exchange trip with Georg Simon Ohm University in Nuremburg.
Date:
14 May 2014

Saving humans: Migration, poverty and super-exclusion

Description
Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) has contributed to the 'Saving Humans' Blog.
Date:
14 May 2014

Academic advises on development of community housing industry in Australia

Description
Professor David Mullins who developed the adapted Delphi methodology being used by academics from University of New South Wales, Swinburne and University of Western Australia to track change in the Australian non profit housing sector will be contributing to a seminar on the latest Australian findings next Tuesday in Sydney.
Date:
08 May 2014

CHASM conference date announced: Friday 18 July 2014

Description
CHASM Conference 'Financial Security in an Age of Austerity', 18 July 2014 - places are limited so book your place now!
Date:
28 April 2014

The challenges of regulating high-cost, short-term credit: A comparison of UK and Australian Approaches

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) have recently published a paper written by Jodi Gardner, Research Fellow, entitled 'The Challenges of Regulating high-cost, short-term Credit: A comparison of UK and Australian Approaches'.
Date:
28 April 2014
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IASS Events

Causes, experiences and responses to poverty among refugees and migrants

Date
25 September 2014 (13:30-17:00)
Location:
Room 420 Muirhead Tower
Description
IRiS is hosting a workshop on causes, experiences and responses to poverty among migrants and refugees.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Network

Date
29 September 2014 (16:15-17:45)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 710
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Rehabilitation revolution? Young prisoners experiences of reintegration and resettlement

Date
15 October 2014 (09:30-16:30)
Location:
180-181 Fazeley Street, Birmingham B5 5SE, The Bond
Description
This one-day workshop focuses on the challenges and issues faced by young prisoners (18-30 years old) on release from custody.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

Redressing the imbalance between financial service consumer and provider in Ireland

Date
16 October 2014 (12:30-13:15)
Location:
Room 110 Birmingham Business School
Description
All are welcome at this seminar hosted by the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), with Stuart Stamp, NUI Maynooth.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences
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