News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

'My Route' at the University of Birmingham

Description
Sampad Arts presents My Route at the University of Birmingham, with 2 events
Date:
29/02/2016

AHRC FinCris Project

Description
On 3 February 2016 the AHRC FinCris project held its final dissemination event in Brussels on: 'Financial Reform after the Crisis: Promoting stability, fair taxation, ethics and financial inclusion'.
Date:
24/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

France 24 - The Debate

Description
Nando Sigona from the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS), was interviewed recently by France 24 on the situation in Calais.
Date:
24/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

EU migrants and access to benefits: Where's the controversy?

Description
In light of the Prime Minister's call for an EU Referendum in the UK, Professor Jenny Phillimore examines the idea that high levels of welfare increases the number of new migrants to a country.
Date:
22/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why are unaccompanied migrant children disappearing in the thousands?

Description
The 'disappearance' of 10,000 migrant children after arriving in the EU made recently headlines in British newspapers and across the world.
Date:
22/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Room for one more? Understanding the emergency hospital admission of older people

Room for one more? Understanding the emergency hospital admission of older people
Description
The NHS faces unprecedented challenges, and the capacity and funding concerns faced by acute care in particular are constantly in the news. At the front-line, the pressures are intense. Faced with growing need and demand on the one hand, and sustained funding problems on the other, the longstanding issue of how best to make use of scarce, expensive resources like acute hospital beds remains as crucial as ever.
Date:
16/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Responding to the Carter Review: The Devil will be in the implementation

Responding to the Carter Review: The Devil will be in the implementation
Description
Reaction to the Carter Review of hospital productivity has been somewhat guarded. Jennifer Dixon from the Health Foundation describes the report's recommendations as 'a positive step' which nevertheless represents merely the 'tip of the iceberg'.
Date:
15/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida

What rought beast slouches towards Birmingham? That will be Pegida
Description
The far-right, anti-Islam protest movemement Pegida has so far been largely based in Germany and has had limited success in the UK. But around 300 people are expected to attend a march in Birmingham.
Date:
10/02/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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