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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The Building Blocks of Integrated Care Webinar Series

Description
The International Foundation for Integrated Care in association with Edgehill University are delighted to present this series of webinars "The Building Blocks of Integrated Care".
Date:
27/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Latest Newsletter from Housing and Communities

Description
The Housing and Communities Research Group have issued their latest Newsletter (No. 4, Autumn 2015), which is available to download on their website.
Date:
26/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Seeing double? The EU miscounts migrants arriving at its borders

Seeing double? The EU miscounts migrants arriving at its borders
Description
The French daily newspaper Libération has republished Nando Sigona's The Conversation article where he unveils how FRONTEX miscounts migrants and refugees crossing its external borders and why numbers matter in the refugee crisis.
Date:
26/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Budget pressures and the role of priority setting in the contemporary NHS

Budget pressures and the role of priority setting in the contemporary NHS
Description
Financial pressures loomed large in the discussions this week as Simon Stevens addressed an audience at the University of Birmingham Distinguished Lecture series.
Date:
21/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Where is integration in the refugee crisis?

Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), asks where integration fits in the current migrant 'crisis' and outlines some suggestions about how refugee reception, orientation and eventual social mobility can be supported in this latest Blog published recently on the LSE website.
Date:
20/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Academy Housewarming - Integration in an era of superdiversity

Academy Housewarming - Integration in an era of superdiversity
Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) and Professor of Migration and Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham, will give a talk at the inauguration of the Academy's new offices at 33 Finsbury Square on Wednesday, November 4.
Date:
20/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Looking back at 20 years of social services reform

Description
Adult and children's services have faced many shakeups since the mid-90s – have they been improved? This is the question asked in a recent article in the Guardian.
Date:
14/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

One in three could not find £200 in an emergency, research shows

Description
Twenty-two per cent admit they would have to borrow the money or sell a personal possession to fund such a one-off expense, with a further 12% saying they simply could not pay, according to data published in an annual financial-state-of-the-nation report by academics.
Date:
14/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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