News and events

Social Work students in lecture theatreLatest news and events from the Department of Social Policy and Social Work.

Latest news

Why more sniffer dogs is not the answer

Description
IRiS Acting Director Dr Nando Sigona spoke to BBC 5 Live 'Up all night' about the migrant crisis in Calais.
Date:
03 August 2015

Calais is a humanitarian emergency not a security one

Description
IRiS Dr Arshad Isakjee, together with colleagues Thom Davies and Surindar Dhesi, have been conducting unprecendented public health research in the new Calais refugee camp.
Date:
03 August 2015

Reflections on Cameron's 5 year strategy for tackling Islamist extremism

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Earlier this week, David Cameron set out his government's five-year strategy for defeating Islamist extremism.
Date:
22 July 2015

Budget 2015: Experts respond

Description
In a recent article in 'The Conversation', Karen Rowlingson, Professor of Social Policy and Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, gave her expert reaction to the budget, along with other academics in a variety of fields.
Date:
21 July 2015

Seminar: Urban regeneration through migration

Description
All are welcome at the forthcoming seminar led by Professor Felicitas Hillmann, IRS/TU Berlin.
Date:
14 July 2015

Housing and Communities latest newsletter, July 2015

Description
Read the latest copy of the Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter.
Date:
13 July 2015
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SPSW Events

Care Close to Home: Supporting Community Enterprise

Date
12 November 2015 (15:30-17:30)
Location:
14 Cannon St
Description
This event is aimed at better understanding how very small enterprises can successfully provide care in their communities for older people and people with learning disabilities, including for seldom heard groups such as people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities.
Categories:
Lectures Talks and Workshops, Social Sciences
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