News in the School of Social Policy

This is the latest news from the School of Social Policy, its Departments and Research Centres.


News

Celebrating South Asian Music in the West Midlands

Description
University of Birmingham researcher and AHRC Cultural Engagement Fellow Dr David Kerr presents an evening exploring the South Asian musical heritage of the West Midlands, in collaboration with Sampad Arts.
Date:
15/06/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Researching the Crisis: IRiS work on the EU's handling of refugees and migrants

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) has been leading the way with its focus on the EU's refugee and migrants crisis.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Could 250,000 refugees come to the UK from 2020?

Description
The BBC Reality Check programme asks Dr Nando Sigona if the estimate in the latest report by Migration Watch is accurate.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New integrated care resources

Description
In response to the current policy emphasis on delivering more integrated health and social care, the University's School of Social Policy has published five new practical guides to joint working as part of the Policy Press 'Better Partnership Working' series.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Masculinity, humour and everyday multi-culturalism at work

Masculinity, humour and everyday multi-culturalism at work
Description
All are welcome at this IRiS hosted seminar with guest speaker Amanda Wise from Macquarie University in Australia.
Date:
07/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New HCRG research on innovative resident management scheme for housing and care 21

Description
A summary of a baseline study of the transfer of leasehold retirement housing to a Resident Management Company in Shropshire is published today (6 June) at a Conference on the Future of Social Housing at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham.
Date:
06/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

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:
31/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Foundation Group model – time for a new blueprint?

Foundation Group model – time for a new blueprint?
Description
Sarah Morgan, Programme Director for the Foundation Healthcare Group Vanguard and the Director of Organisational Development for Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust discusses the Foundation Group model
Date:
27/05/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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