News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

IRiS research on refugee crisis in Dutch newspaper

Description
Nando Sigona interviewed by the well-respected Dutch newspaper NRC about the directions of EU border policy in the context of the refugee crisis.
Date:
18/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS research celebrated by the 16th conference of international association of the study of forced migration

Description
Nando Sigona delivers conference keynote address - 'The dead sea and the politics of mourning in the EU's refugee crisis'.
Date:
18/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM Annual Conference Report, 2016

Description
On 15 June 2016, CHASM members were joined by around 50 delegates for their annual conference held this year in London. The theme of this year's event was 'Debt into Saving', which formed the basis of two lively panel sessions.
Date:
13/07/2016

The Generation Game: Lifetime gifts, family relationships and inequality

Description
At the CASE Welfare Policy and Analysis Seminars held on 22 June at the LSE, London, CHASM's Karen Rowlingson led a seminar entitled 'The Generation Game: Lifetime gifts, family relationships and inequality'.
Date:
12/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Group submits evidence to All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG)

Description
Professor David Mullins today responded to a call for evidence by the APPG on Housing and Planning on the problem of concentrations of empty homes.
Date:
12/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Evaluating integration: Unlocking the mysteries

Description
Whilst integrated care is a priority of health and care systems across the UK and indeed internationally, our understanding of how to best achieve integrated care in different contexts and for particular populations is far from perfect.
Date:
12/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How unpaid carers are still not supported by the Care Act

Description
The Care Act, which came into act in April 2015, has been widely welcomed. However implementation of the act is far from complete. After replacing the 1948 National Assistance Act and 60 years of piecemeal amending legislation, the Care Act both consolidated and simplified care law in England. It set in place a new organising principle for decision makers, the promotion of individual wellbeing, and placed the rights of informal carers on an equal footing to those with care needs.
Date:
08/07/2016

What do Local Authorities know about unaccompanied minors?

Description
New report published this week takes stock of the responses of all LAs in England to a Freedom of Information request regarding unaccompanied asylum seeking children.
Date:
06/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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