Releasing the community investment potential of social housing providers (2012-2014)
The role of social capital in refugee integration (2012-2013)
This collaborative project will plug the gap in knowledge about the role of social capital in refugee integration.
Making the case in safeguarding: Enhancing safe practice at the interface between hospital services and children's social care (2012-2013)
The aim of this research is to develop a tool-kit to help foster a safeguarding culture within the hospital environment that will detect children at risk of abuse.
NEUJOBS: Creating and adapting jobs in Europe in the context of socio-ecological transition (2011-2015)
Financed by the European Commission, the objective of this research project is to analyse likely future developments in the European labour market(s).
Mind the (Housing) Wealth Gap: Intergenerational justice and family welfare (2011-2014)
This research will take place over 3 years and will focus on the transfers of wealth, particularly housing wealth within families.
Personalisation and Severe Mental Illness: Impact for individuals and organisations (2010-2013)
This national study will explore how the implementation of recent government policy on personalisation is affecting the experience of service users, their families and the organisations involved in delivering services to them.
Understanding and supporting families with complex needs (2010-2014)
This international research exchange programme seeks to address a recognised deficit in family focused research by developing links between divergent disciplines and knowledge streams, both nationally and internationally.
Developing a Recovery Focus in Mental Health Services in England (2009-2014)
Emerging from the mental health service user/survivor movement, a new approach to recovery is being proposed which foregrounds issues of empowerment, social inclusion and moving on from an 'illness' identity.
Evaluation of Young Men at Risk Programme (2010-2012)
Pilot innovation project that provides a housing related support service for young men who have taken the very difficult decision to exit gun and gang culture.
Virtual research and research hub between West Midlands Police Counter-Terrorist Unit and the University of Birmingham in relation to Police-Community Engagement (2011-2012)
This international forum aims to bring together community members, police and other practitioners, policy makers and researchers who are working in the area of conflict resolution.
Community-Police engagement and partnerships for preventing terror crime: a collaboration involving researchers in the UK, US and Northern Ireland
Three week-long research exchanges between researchers in the UK, US and Northern Ireland
Review of small projects funded by European Integration Fund, European Refugee Fund and the Return Fund in 2009 and 2010 (2010-2012)
Research to assess the implementation and impact of projects funded under 3 European Commission funds.
North Yorkshire Home Choice: Evaluation of a regional choice-based lettings scheme (2011-2012)
David Mullins is leading this project to evaluate the impact of a regional choice-based lettings scheme in the predominantly rural county of North Yorkshire.
Third Sector partnerships for service delivery (2011-2012)
This project will explore the impact of policy changes under devolved government on the shape of the third sector in housing and the changing nature and form of partnerships resulting in Northern Ireland.
Whole family approaches: how these may contribute to the reablement of people with mental health difficulties (2011-2012)
This project aims to shift the research lens beyond the individual and explore how improved family relationships may be key to enabling some people with social care needs to lead fuller and more involved lives.
Research projects pre-2012