News and events

Latest news and events from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.

Latest news

CoSS success in China

Description
A very successful visit recently took place to the Universities of Sun Yat Sen, Nankai and the Central University of Finance and Economics in China.
Date:
31 May 2016

Policy chiefs urged to make financial education compulsory in primary schools

Description
Primary school children should receive age-appropriate lessons in financial education to encourage positive attitudes towards budgeting and savings, according to new research published today.
Date:
23 May 2016

CHASM Intern Programme

Description
The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) are this year supporting four paid internships, allowing them to offer research experience to new researchers, whilst also supporting CHASM members in their research activities.
Date:
16 May 2016

CHASM policy impact in the UK

Description
CHASM members, Andy Lymer, Peter Davies and Lee Gregory, are having an impact on policy development in the UK.
Date:
16 May 2016

CHASM policy impact in Europe

Description
CHASM members are having a wider impact on policy development in Europe.
Date:
11 May 2016
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SPSW Events

Future of Social Housing

Date
06 June 2016 (09:00-17:30)
Location:
Birmingham, International Convention Centre
Description
The Housing and Communities Research Group, together with Housing and Care 21, are holding a seminar entitled 'Future of Social Housing'.
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM Annual Conference and Advisory Board Meeting

Date
15 June 2016 (09:30-12:30)
Location:
Euston, Friends Meeting House, London
Description
CHASM Annual Conference and Advisory Board meeting, 15 June, 2016.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences

International conference – Frontiers and borders of superdiversity: theory, method and practice

Date
23 (00:00) - 24 June 2016 (00:00)
Location:
Birmingham Business School, University of Birmingham
Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham is organising the second international interdisciplinary conference on superdiversity. The aim of the conference is to map the state of the art in knowledge on superdiversity and reflect on the analytical and heuristic uses of the concept, its potential and limits.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Research, Social Sciences

Building Bridges: Mobilising communities in times of conflict. Experiences from the Ukraine

Date
23 June 2016 (15:30-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower, Room 710, University of Birmingham
Description
Seminar entitled 'Building Bridges: Mobilising communities in times of conflict - experiences from the Ukraine.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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