News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

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

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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

New study explores national identity and political engagement of EU citizens in the UK at the referendum

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In the 2016 referendum on the EU, EU citizens living in the UK were not eligible to vote – irrespective of how long they had spent in the UK. A new study by the Institute of Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) investigates how this group experienced the referendum campaign, and how this affected perceptions of political integration, feelings of membership and national identity.
Date:
26/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Research centre celebrates seven years of providing world-class research on financial security

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The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is celebrating seven years of producing world-class research on the role of assets and their distribution in people's lives - from pensions to housing to financial savings.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Rome mayor's anti-migrant stance signals shift to right for Italy's Five Star Movement

Rome mayor's anti-migrant stance signals shift to right for Italy's Five Star Movement
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Is there a new migrant emergency in Rome? Dr Nando Sigona writes for the Conversation on why Rome's mayor has shifted her stance on welcoming refugees.
Date:
21/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Britain must address the pervasive 'white noise' against Muslims

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Fed by the far-right, Islamophobia continues to make it into the mainstream - where its' eagerly received by some - writes Dr Chris Allen for the Conversation.
Date:
21/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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