News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

University of Birmingham appointed to deliver major public health national leadership programme

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The University of Birmingham's Health Services Management Centre (HSMC), the Institute of Local Government Studies (INLOGOV) and the Medical School Public Health faculty are delighted to announce that they will be delivering the new Aspiring Public Health Leaders' programme from 2017, in partnership with Public Health England.
Date:
24/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is the EU's response to the refugee crisis fuelling marginalisation of migrants in Europe?

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On 29 March IRiS academic Dr Nando Sigona spoke about the plight of undocumented migrants in Europe at an event organised by Green MEPs in the European Parliament in Brussels.
Date:
10/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS academic speaks about implications of labelling migrants crossing the Mediterranean

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In a workshop in Geneva about displacement and migration, Dr Nando Sigona offered some reflections on the implications of adopting different labels to describe the people crossing the Mediterranean on unseaworthy vessels.
Date:
10/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Fully funded PhD opportunity within Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS)

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Applications are now open for a fully funded PhD in 'Sexual and gender based violence in the refugee crisis: understanding resilience in the refugee journey', supervised by Professor Jenny Phillimore, Director of the Institute for Research into Superdiversity.
Date:
05/04/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

University of Cambridge awarded £40m to create world-leading health care improvement research institute

Description
The Health Foundation, an independent charity, has today announced the University of Cambridge has been chosen to establish and run a new improvement research institute, the first of its kind in Europe.
Date:
29/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

National evaluation of the Building the Right Support programme

Description
The Health Service Management Centre (HSMC) will be undertaking a national evaluation of NHS England's Building the Right Support programme, which aims to develop support services in the community for people with a learning disability and/or autism.
Date:
27/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New study to investigate efficiency, cost and quality of mental healthcare provision

Description
A new study will explore the efficiency, cost and quality of current provision across all mental health trusts in England and investigate how organisational changes can be made to drive efficiency improvements.
Date:
24/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Do you have experience in health and care services improvement? Join the Q network

Description
A community dedicated to connecting people who have health and care improvement expertise are now recruiting new members across the West Midlands.
Date:
20/03/2017
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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