News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Measuring quality in community nursing

Description
HSMC's Yvonne Sawbridge has been appointed as a member of the advisory committee for an NIHR funded project 'Measuring quality in community nursing: a mixed methods study (QuICN)' – led by Sue Horrocks and Katherine Pollard at the University of West England.
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Why Theresa May's Britain will be no haven for refugees

Why Theresa May's Britain will be no haven for refugees
Description
If her speechat the UN is any indication, Theresa May prioritizes nationalist concerns over humanitarian ones, says IRiS's Nando Sigona in an article in 'Newsweek.
Date:
27/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS Practitioner Research Programme (PRP)

Description
The Institute for Research into Superdiversity are holding an information event where you can hear more about this year's Practitioner Research Programme (PRP).
Date:
26/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

National evaluation of Integrated Care Pioneers

Description
Professor Judith Smith and Dr Robin Miller from HSMC led a workshop last week for the Integrated Care Pioneers.
Date:
21/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS delegation to visit the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Description
An IRiS delegation is to visit the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign hosted by Professor Jonathan Xavier Inda of the Department of Latina/o Studies.
Date:
21/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

UN Summit to hear new research on Mediterranean boat migration

Description
Participants at the 'UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants' will this week hear the findings of a ground-breaking research project, which identifies why refugees and migrants left their home countries to make the dangerous journey across the Mediterranean
Date:
19/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New report and paper on recent migrants' experiences of health and health care through their journey of migration and settlement

Description
A qualitative research project funded by British Academy/Leverhulme Foundation focused on migrants' experiences of health and healthcare through their journey of migration and settlement
Date:
13/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Who will pick our strawberries now? The Brexit impact

Description
Following the momentous decision announced on the 24 of June 2016 that Britain intended to exit the EU, the issue of 'lost labour' for the farming sector quickly emerged. Soft fruit growers were one of the first to speak out. The sector is worth around £1.2billion a year in the UK, but the harvesting of strawberries, blueberries and raspberriesis heavily reliant on migrant labour.
Date:
12/09/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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