News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Research centre celebrates seven years of providing world-class research on financial security

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The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is celebrating seven years of producing world-class research on the role of assets and their distribution in people's lives - from pensions to housing to financial savings.
Date:
23/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Rome mayor's anti-migrant stance signals shift to right for Italy's Five Star Movement

Rome mayor's anti-migrant stance signals shift to right for Italy's Five Star Movement
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Is there a new migrant emergency in Rome? Dr Nando Sigona writes for the Conversation on why Rome's mayor has shifted her stance on welcoming refugees.
Date:
21/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Britain must address the pervasive 'white noise' against Muslims

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Fed by the far-right, Islamophobia continues to make it into the mainstream - where its' eagerly received by some - writes Dr Chris Allen for the Conversation.
Date:
21/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Who are the Europeans? New podcast examines issues facing Europeans in the UK

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In the first episode of the 'Breaking Brexit' podcast, Dr Nando Sigona examines one of the main issues EU nationals in the UK are faced with since the referendum: who are 'we'?
Date:
19/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Health Services Management Centre key partner in new research into mental health care provision

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) at the University of Birmingham will join the University of York and University of Sheffield in a research project to look at mental health care provision, funded by the Health Foundation.
Date:
19/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Visit the Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) stand at the NHS Confederation 2017

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The HSMC will have a stand at the NHS Confederation from Wednesday 14th to Thursday 15th June –please come and meet the HSMC experts and pick up a free HSMC rucksack! We will be located at stand H39 near the main NHS Confederation Stand.
Date:
12/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

European Health Policy Group: Speaking Truth to Populism?

Description
Established over 20 years ago, the European Health Policy Group (EHPG) is a collegial network which aims to stimulate international collaboration and cross-country learning for improving evidence-based health policy.
Date:
07/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New report examines the importance of compassion within the NHS

Description
Yvonne Sawbridge (Health Services Management Centre) and Alistair Hewison (School of Nursing) were commissioned to complete an evaluation of a Compassion Recognition scheme implemented in several NHS trusts across the West Midlands.
Date:
02/06/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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