News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

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

IRiS Key Concepts Roundtable on 'Planning for Superdiversity: Opportunities and Challenges?'

Description
IRiS are holding a Key Concepts Roundtable on 'Planning for Superdiversity: Opportunities and challenges?', on 22 November at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
17/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

LGBTQ Inclusivity in Higher Education: First International Conference

Description
The School of Social Policy was delighted to host the first international conference on Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTQ) inclusivity in Higher Education. Taking place in September, the conference welcomed delegates from across the UK, Spain, Australia and Nigeria, among others.
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences, Teaching

New publications from IRiS

Description
Two new publications by Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS).
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

World Mental Health Day and Survivor Arts Exhibition

Description
As part of the World Mental Health Day events which took place at The Barber Institute, the Department of Social Policy and Social Work organised a presentation and guided tour of the Survivor Arts Exhibition on the 7th Floor of the Muirhead Tower
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

Exploring the migrant journey

Description
Read the article on the work of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) featured in 'Old Joe magazine'.
Date:
11/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Priority setting in tough times

Description
Health is a high priority for the public - this is the case the world over. UK health spending has increased almost every year since the NHS was established and the Government has 'protected' the NHS in recent years - relative to other aspects of public spending
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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