News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Who knows best? Understanding older people's experience of emergency hospital admission

Description
An extended version of this post was originally published on 04 October 2016 in the Policy Briefing section of Discover Society which is provided in collaboration with the journal Policy & Politics.
Date:
27/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Ten towns - Birmingham: Unity in Diversity

Description
CommonGround are hosting a public discussion in partnership with the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 7 December, 2016 from 17.30 - 19.30, Room 714/5, Muirhead Tower - all welcome.
Date:
26/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What next for the Calais refugees?

Description
IRiS's Nando Sigona speaks to BBC World Service Newshour on the Calais jungle and what next for its residents: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p04c4wy8 from 47'30''.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Closing the mental health treatment gap

Description
The College of Social Sciences were delighted to welcome over 100 guests for the inaugural lecture of Professor Paul Burstow, Professor of Mental Health Policy at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Innovation in primary care

Description
Dr Robin Miller and Yvonne Sawbridge recently ran a workshop on innovation for Dudley GPs Practice managers and nurses.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Child refugees in Calais

Description
Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) spoke to Adrian Goldberg on Radio WM, to talk about the child refugees in Calais.
Date:
24/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Unaccompanied asylum seeking children (UASC) in the UK

Description
IRiS and MEENA, an organisation that runs the Unofficial Women and Children's Centre in 'The Jungle', Calais are running a Masterclass to share knowledge and experience of resettling Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children in the UK on 7 November.
Date:
19/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New book series on global migration and social change

Description
We are delighted to announce the launch of a new book series on global migration and social change edited by Dr Nando Sigona of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity at the University of Birmingham and Dr Alan Gamlen of the Hugo Center for Migration and Population Research at the University of Adelaide, Australia.
Date:
18/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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