News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care
Description
For over a decade, England has used social business models in health and social care as an attractive alternative to either state monopolies or privatisation. This includes the organisational models of social enterprise, co-operatives and micro enterprises, which are seen as having a healthy balance of social and business aims.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The NHS and Brexit

Description
Written by by Professor Mark Exworthy, Health Services Management Centre. "The scale of re-couped EU membership costs is relatively marginal in the overall NHS finances."
Date:
16/06/2016

The School remembers Bob Holman

Description
The School of Social Policy is proud to have known and to have worked with Bob Holman who has recently passed away.
Date:
16/06/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Celebrating South Asian Music in the West Midlands

Description
University of Birmingham researcher and AHRC Cultural Engagement Fellow Dr David Kerr presents an evening exploring the South Asian musical heritage of the West Midlands, in collaboration with Sampad Arts.
Date:
15/06/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Researching the Crisis: IRiS work on the EU's handling of refugees and migrants

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) has been leading the way with its focus on the EU's refugee and migrants crisis.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Could 250,000 refugees come to the UK from 2020?

Description
The BBC Reality Check programme asks Dr Nando Sigona if the estimate in the latest report by Migration Watch is accurate.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New integrated care resources

Description
In response to the current policy emphasis on delivering more integrated health and social care, the University's School of Social Policy has published five new practical guides to joint working as part of the Policy Press 'Better Partnership Working' series.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Masculinity, humour and everyday multi-culturalism at work

Masculinity, humour and everyday multi-culturalism at work
Description
All are welcome at this IRiS hosted seminar with guest speaker Amanda Wise from Macquarie University in Australia.
Date:
07/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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