News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Happy hospitals better for patients, research shows

Description
Hospital patients experience better outcomes when NHS staff are happier in their jobs, according to new research.
Date:
11/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Migration, social networks and integration: New IRiS working papers out

Description
Two new IRiS Working Papers (no. 6 and 7) explore issues related migration, social networks and integration policy and practice.
Date:
09/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Want to learn more about superdiversity research relevant to your organisation?

Description
At the event you will hear about 10 projects exploring different aspects of superdiversity and migration, many of them in Birmingham.
Date:
09/02/2015

Commissioning for better outcomes: A route map

Description
A prototype framework of standards to support commissioners of adult social care assess the quality of their commissioning is currently being piloted by the Local Government Association (LGA).
Date:
09/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar - 23 March 2015

Description
All are welcome at the next Housing and Communities Research Network Seminar, which will be held on Monday 23 March 2015 in Room 710, Muirhead Tower.
Date:
04/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The benefits cap doesn't work: here's why

The benefits cap doesn't work: here's why
Description
Director of the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM), Professor Karen Rowlingson, writes for the Conversation.
Date:
03/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Hard edges: Evidence from the margins of society

Hard edges: Evidence from the margins of society
Description
LankellyChase has launched the first thorough-going profile of severe and multiple disadvantage in England .
Date:
02/02/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health and Social Care Conference

Description
On Thursday 12 February Professor Jon Glasby will be speaking at a community conference organised by Birmingham Labour Party on the theme of Whose Health and Social Care? The Future.
Date:
02/02/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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