News in the School of Social Policy

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

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Forthcoming events: Impact of the empty homes Community Grants Programme

Description
Self-Help Housing and HACT are running two events in February looking at what has been achieved during the course of the EHCGP, which will showcase various types of organisations and different approaches to renovating street properties and local regeneration.
Date:
12/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Evaluation of the empty homes community grants programme - North East and Yorkshire

Description
The Housing and Communities Research Group have been awarded a grant by the Building and Social Housing Foundation, to evaluate the impact of the 'Empty Homes Community Grants Programme in North East England and Yorkshire'.
Date:
12/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Read the latest Newsletter from IRiS

Description
In their latest Newsletter, IRiS reflects back on some of the activities and projects it has been involved in over the past successful year.
Date:
08/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

HSMC celebrates success in latest newsletter

Description
HSMC's latest Newsletter includes a celebration of its involvement in the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme. HSMC celebrates 15 continuous years of involvement in this multiple award-winning scheme.
Date:
07/01/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

New publication: Delivering maternity services in an era of superdiversity: The challenges of novelty and newness

Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), has a new publication entitled 'Delivering maternity services in an era of superdiversity: the challenges of novelty and newness'.
Date:
07/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research Fellow vacancy: UPWEB research project (IRiS)

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham, are looking to recruit a Research Fellow, to work on their 3 year research project 'Understanding the practice and developing the concept of welfare bricolage (UPWEB).
Date:
07/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Neglecting neuroscience has criminal consequences for youth

Neglecting neuroscience has criminal consequences for youth
Description
Senior Lecturer in the School of Social Policy, and Visiting Fellow at the Murdoch Children's Research Institute in Melbourne Nathan Hughes, writes for 'The Conversation'
Date:
07/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

[It's not] 'All about money': Attempting to maximise older people's use of personal budgets

[It's not] 'All about money': Attempting to maximise older people's use of personal budgets
Description
Concerns have been raised about the extent to which personal budgets, and particularly direct payments, achieve the same benefits for older people as they have for younger disabled adults and people using mental health services.
Date:
06/01/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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