News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

How does the outcome of the EU Referendum affect migration and forced migration?

Description
Dr Nando Sigona spoke at the All Party Parliamentary Group on Global Uncertainties on 28 June.
Date:
04/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Weak Ties, Spanners and Babel Fish: The essential ingredients of system leadership

Weak Ties, Spanners and Babel Fish: The essential ingredients of system leadership
Description
How many ties, spanners and babel fish does it take to change a system? No. it's not a joke but a real question, about how we develop system leadership.
Date:
04/07/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

CHASM launches Annual Report for 2015-2016

Description
At its Annual Conference on 15 June, CHASM launched its Annual Report for the 2015-16 year.
Date:
21/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Making change happen for mental health

Description
Mental health continues to be in the headlines. To support the agenda for better mental health, HSMC in partnership with the Centre for Mental Health and NHS Benchmarking have been running a series of masterclasses for mental health commissioners and their partners.
Date:
21/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Integration and the European refugee 'crisis'

Description
IRiS's Jenny Phillimore asks the question in her latest Blog 'Where is integration in the refugee crisis?', which was published recently for Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care

It's not unusual? Developing social business models in Welsh health and social care
Description
For over a decade, England has used social business models in health and social care as an attractive alternative to either state monopolies or privatisation. This includes the organisational models of social enterprise, co-operatives and micro enterprises, which are seen as having a healthy balance of social and business aims.
Date:
20/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Researching the Crisis: IRiS work on the EU's handling of refugees and migrants

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) has been leading the way with its focus on the EU's refugee and migrants crisis.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Could 250,000 refugees come to the UK from 2020?

Description
The BBC Reality Check programme asks Dr Nando Sigona if the estimate in the latest report by Migration Watch is accurate.
Date:
08/06/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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