News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

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

Social Policy hosts health and ageing workshop

Description
An important workshop focusing on health and ageing in both China and the UK, took place at the University of Birmingham earlier this month, followed by a day of research meetings
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

NIHR Award

Description
The Health Services Management Centre (HSMC) in partnership with the Third Sector Research Centre (TSRC), Suresearch and the Open University Business School have won an award from National Institute for Health Research - Health Services and Delivery Research (NIHR HS & DR) to investigate the role of the voluntary sector in mental health crisis care in England.
Date:
10/10/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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