News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

The Tragedy of Brexit: Pro-European Mobilisation After the Referendum

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A new blog post from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) discusses pro-EU mobilisation, and a study to understand the changing expectations and identities of those who feel personally affected by the decision to leave the EU, who feel misrepresented and excluded from popular constructions of the "British people".
Date:
12/07/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Chief Executive of Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust awarded honorary degree

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´╗┐Chief Executive of the Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust, Sarah-Jane Marsh received an honorary degree from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/07/2017

The quest for home of European Somali families in Britain

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Researcher Ozlem Young examines the impact of Brexit on Somalian Muslim families in the UK, who fled their war-torn homeland in the 1990s for safety in other European countries, subsequently settling in Britain. This is part of the Eurochildren research project led by the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) here at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School award 1000th MSc in Healthcare Leadership on behalf of NHS Leadership Academy

The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School award 1000th MSc in Healthcare Leadership on behalf of NHS Leadership Academy
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The University of Birmingham and Alliance Manchester Business School are celebrating with the NHS Leadership Academy as the 1,000th Masters in Healthcare Leadership is awarded on its flagship Elizabeth Garrett Anderson (EGA) programme.
Date:
10/07/2017
Categories:
Social Sciences, Teaching

Admission impossible? Understanding and reducing the emergency admissions of older people

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Professor Jon Glasby writes for the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) blog about the 'Who Knows Best' project, which explores older people's contribution to understanding and preventing avoidable hospital admissions.
Date:
05/07/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The University of Birmingham part of new research network to identify solutions to UK social care crisis

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A new research project including researchers from the School of Social Policy here at the University of Birmingham will examine potential sustainable solutions to the ongoing crisis within the UK's social care system.
Date:
30/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Leading with Compassion scheme wins prestigious award

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The team at North Staffordshire NHS have been awarded a highly prestigious award from the Healthcare People Management Association for their Leading with Compassion Recognition scheme, implemented in several NHS trusts across the West Midlands.
Date:
28/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Oh Lord Please Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood': 'Mayism' and Social Care for Older People

Description
Robert M Page, Reader in Democratic Socialism and Social Policy, explores the impact of Theresa May's social care proposals on the Conservative party's election performance, and considers what the future may hold in this area.
Date:
26/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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