News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

EU asylum rules and checks

Description
IRiS's Nando Sigona is cited in two recent articles in the Guardian newspaper.
Date:
06/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Beyond Borders: How would a Brexit impact UK immigration?

Description
As part of the University of Birmingham's programme of events in the run up to the EU Referendum on 23 June, the Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is hosting a panel debate to assess the likely impact of both a 'leave' and 'remain' outcome on immigration.
Date:
05/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Philanthropy - Charity

Description
Professor John Mohan appeared on 'Thinking Allowed' on BBC's Radio 4 recently, talking about his book on charity.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS at the BSA Conference

Description
Nando Sigona is a plenary speaker for the Race, Ethnicity and Migration Stream at the British Sociological Association annual conference at Aston University from 6-8 April, 2016.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Europe is driving refugees to more dangerous routes across the Mediterranean

Description
Drawing on their recently published research brief 'Unpacking a rapidly changing scenario' based on the ESRC and DFIF funded research on the EU's refugee crisis, Nando Sigona and Heaven Crawley offer original insights into migration routes, journeys and flows across the Med.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The curious incident of the Chief Executives in the night time

The curious incident of the Chief Executives in the night time
Description
With the launch last week of NHS Improvement – the new regulator of healthcare providers - my thoughts have turned to regulation and inspection in terms of the value they add to a system.
Date:
04/04/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why Britain isn't Belgium

Description
Following the series of explosions at Brussels' Zavantem airport and a further explosion at the Maalbeek metro station yesterday, Social Policy's Chris Allen comments on events in Belgium in articles in the Huffington Post and the Toronto Star.
Date:
23/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

The Coalition Government and Social Policy

Description
A new book analysing UK social policy, is being launched at an event at the LSE in April.
Date:
23/03/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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