News in the School of Social Policy

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

News

Asylum crisis? What crisis?

Description
With the monthly asylum application figures published today and these demonstrating a 527 reduction in the number of asylum seekers making their claims on British soil from 2751 in January 2015 and from 2370 the equivalent period last year, I find myself wondering why have the numbers decreased?
Date:
30/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Evaluating coalition health reforms 2010-2015

Description
Sixty people recently attended a one day symposium in Park House on "Evaluating Coalition health reforms, 2010-2015.
Date:
30/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Getting dementia right will show the way to successful 21st Century health care

Getting dementia right will show the way to successful 21st Century health care
Description
This viewpoint is based on a recent Sube Banerjee's article – 'Multimorbidity - older adults need health care that can count past one' .
Date:
28/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Visit from South Korea Ministry of Health and Wellbeing

Description
The School of Social Policy recently hosted representatives from the Ministry of Health and Welfare in South Korea.
Date:
27/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

You talk, they listen: Immigration

Description
Jenny Phillimore and Chris Allen, academics from the School of Social Policy, will be taking part in a 'Guardian Live' event at the Business School on Monday 27 April.
Date:
23/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

EU weighs up the cost of saving lives in the Mediterranean

Description
Over 1600 migrants have died since the end of Italy's search and rescue operation 'Mare Nostrum' in October 2014, and the EU struggles to find a common strategy to address boat migration in the Mediterranean.
Date:
22/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores

What the EU must do now to halt this tragedy on its shores
Description
IRiS academic, Dr Nando Sigona, writes for 'The Conversation' on the unfolding tragedy in the Mediterranean.
Date:
22/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Paid leave to volunteer: A lesson in economic geography

Description
The Conservative Party has suggested that people who work in businesses with at least 250 employees should be entitled to 3 days paid leave each year in order to volunteer.
Date:
21/04/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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