School of Social Policy

Welcome to the School of Social Policy, where our mission is ‘to understand the world – but also to change it’. This means carrying out high quality and relevant research, but then using this as a starting point for making a practical difference in the real world through our teaching, our professional training, our policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media. 



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Posted 26 October 2016

Ten towns - Birmingham: Unity in Diversity

CommonGround are hosting a public discussion in partnership with the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 7 December, 2016 from 17.30 - 19.30, Room 714/5, Muirhead Tower - all welcome.

Posted 24 October 2016

What next for the Calais refugees?

IRiS's Nando Sigona speaks to BBC World Service Newshour on the Calais jungle and what next for its residents: from 47'30''.

Posted 24 October 2016

Innovation in primary care

Dr Robin Miller and Yvonne Sawbridge recently ran a workshop on innovation for Dudley GPs Practice managers and nurses.

Posted 24 October 2016

Child refugees in Calais

Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) spoke to Adrian Goldberg on Radio WM, to talk about the child refugees in Calais.

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