News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

Robert Page asks whether it is time for a second social policy 'revolution'?

Description
The re-issuing of Robert Page's book, Stigma by the Psychology Press some thirty years after it was first published in 1984 serves to remind us of the `revolution' in the study of social policy which occurred during the 1970s and 80s in response to what Peter Taylor-Gooby once described as the `boring crisis' of Social Administration.
Date:
14/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) seeks highly motivated researchers

Description
The University of Birmingham's Institute for Research into Superdiversity (IRiS) is seeking two highly motivated researcher fellows with expertise in superdiversity and/or migration to join its growing international team
Date:
13/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

School of Social Policy at the 'Davos of Ageing'

Description
Jon Glasby was invited to join an international panel of experts as part of the inaugural International Federation on Ageing/DaneAge Global Think Tank on Ageing (the 'Copenhagen' summit).
Date:
13/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

IRiS's Nando Sigona awarded ESRC funding to carry out research into migration crisis

Description
In response to the on-going migration crisis the ESRC is providing £1 million to support leading UK social scientists to conduct research with migrant and refugee populations who have entered Europe across the Mediterranean.
Date:
07/10/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Independent report into conditions in Calais migrant camps outlines failure to meet recommended standards

Description
An independent report of the Calais migrant camps, the first of its kind, has confirmed the perilous conditions facing the occupants, which fail to meet the standards recommended by global authorities.
Date:
03/10/2015
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

Revolution by stealth: The regionalisation of the NHS

Revolution by stealth: The regionalisation of the NHS
Description
If there is one thing the NHS needs like a hole in the head it's another organisational restructuring.
Date:
30/09/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Jenny Phillimore gives radio interview in Melbourne

Description
On a recent visit to Melbourne, Australia, Professor Jenny Phillimore was a guest on the radio show 'Up Close' on the subject of 'Superdiversity: Policy challenges in an age of unprecedented migration'.
Date:
29/09/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Is superdiversity solely a European phenomenon?

Description
Is superdiversity solely an European phenomenon?
Date:
28/09/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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