News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Ahead of his time! David Mullins speaks at two housing sector Conferences in Northern Ireland in May

Description
Good Governance and mergers and alliances are two key issues for the Northern Ireland housing association sector at the present time - David Mullins speaks at conferences.
Date:
08/06/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Ten Reasons Why People Should Pay Inheritance Tax

Description
At the recent TEDX event at the University of Birmingham, CHASM's Karen Rowlingson, gave a presentation on 'Ten Reasons Why People Should Pay Inheritance Tax'.
Date:
01/06/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Dialogue on intersectionality and superdiversity

Description
Rachel Humphris (IRiS Associate Researcher) reports on the first roundtable of the IRiS Key Concepts Roundtable Series.
Date:
28/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why cracking down on illegal migration does not change net migration rate

Description
Responding to the latest ONS data on net migration, David Cameron has announced his government strategy to address unauthorised migration.
Date:
27/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NHS pressures at risk of stifling cancer research, says report

Description
Daily pressures on the NHS are having a serious impact on its ability to support world-leading research into cancer, according to a Cancer Research UK-commissioned report from the University of Birmingham.
Date:
20/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Could you be Dementia-Friendly?

Could you be Dementia-Friendly?
Description
As a Dementia Champion I volunteered to be part of a social movement which looks to reduce the isolation and stigma often encountered by those people with, or close to a person with a dementia diagnosis
Date:
20/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

How can we increase responsible lending and borrowing?

Description
Following the CHASM workshop held on Tuesday 28 April 2015 at the Wellcome Collection in London on 'How can we increase responsible lending and borrowing?', a summary of the event is now available to download
Date:
20/05/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Social Work students return from successful Erasmus trip to Warsaw, Poland

Description
Recently, Dawn Riverand Maureen Smojkis led a trip for Social Work students on the BA and MA qualifying programmes to the Institute of Prevention and Resocialisation at the University of Warsaw Poland.
Date:
19/05/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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