News in the School of Social Policy

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New article by Jenny Phillimore shows how superdiversity lens can overturn dominant ethno-national narratives

New article by Jenny Phillimore shows how superdiversity lens can overturn dominant ethno-national narratives
Description
This paper - the first in Social Science and Medicine to feature a superdiversity analysis shows how structural, legal and institutional factors shape access to care.
Date:
21/12/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

First cohort graduate from the NHS Leadership Academy Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme

Description
The first intake of the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Programme, delivered by a consortium of partner organisations, including the Health Services Management Centre at the University of Birmingham, graduated on Thursday 10th March 2015
Date:
17/12/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Integrated care in the four countries of the UK

Integrated care in the four countries of the UK
Description
The Journal of Integrated Care (Editor-in-Chief Professor Jon Glasby)) is presenting a virtual special issue focusing on devolution, showcasing articles which have been hand-picked by the Editor-in-Chief.
Date:
07/12/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Intersecting discourseson migration in the UK, Germany and Russia: Podcasts available

Description
Listen to the latest podcasts from the event 'Intersecting discourses on migration in the UK, Germany and Russia'.
Date:
02/12/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham students and graduates triumph in the Social Worker of the Year Awards 2015

Description
University of Birmingham graduates have won awards at the 2015 Social Worker of the Year ceremony which took place on Friday 27 November.
Date:
30/11/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Softening the blow for residents when a care home closes

Description
In a recent article in the Guardian newspaper Social Policy's Jon Glasby comments on the closure of care homes.
Date:
30/11/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Protecting people in an integrated world

Description
The School of Social Policy's Jon Glasby has been invited to address the WithScotland 2015 conference. Speaking alongside the Scottish Minister for Public Health, Police Scotland and colleagues from Social Work Scotland, Jon explored the evidence base around what works and what doesn't work in inter-agency settings.
Date:
25/11/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations (NIFHA) commends Housing and Communities/Ulster University Governance Report

Description
Speaking at the NIFHA annual conference at the in Slieve Russell Hotel in County Cavan, Cameron Watt, NIFHA Chief Executive commended research undertaken by Housing and Communities Research Group with Ulster University on housing association corporate governance.
Date:
23/11/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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