News in the School of Social Policy

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


News

West Midlands Mental Health Commissioning Data and Economics Masterclass

Description
HSMC in partnership with the Centre for Mental Health and NHS Benchmarking ran a masterclass for mental health commissioners and their partners, this week.
Date:
25/01/2016
Categories:
Social Sciences

International Summer School Integrated Care (ISSIC)

Description
Robin Miller, Senior Fellow, is a member of the faculty which will deliver 'The International Summer School Integrated Care©' in June 2016.
Date:
18/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Birmingham Brief: Looking ahead to 2016 - 5 key viewpoints

Description
In the first Birmingham Brief of 2016, the University asked 5 of their academics to give their thoughts on what we might expect from the year ahead. Two academics from the School of Social Policy - Professor Judith Smith and Dr Nando Sigona - gave their views.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New book on migration and social policy published

Description
A new book entitled 'Migration and Social Policy' edited by Jenny Phillimore, has been published by Elgar Publishing.
Date:
11/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Direct payments book published

Direct payments book published
Description
A new book, 'Direct payments and personal budgets: Putting personalisation into practice (3rd edition)', by Social Policy's Jon Glasby and Rosemary Littlechild, has recently been published by Policy Press.
Date:
05/01/2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Children's social worker of the year

Description
For Tonia Dubidat, social work student at Birmingham University, having grown up around social work her whole life made her recent student children's social worker of the year award win all the more humbling.
Date:
21/12/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences

Latest Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, Winter 2015

Description
The latest edition of the Housing and Communities Research Group Newsletter, is now available to read online.
Date:
21/12/2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

New article by Jenny Phillimore shows how superdiversity lens can overturn dominant ethno-national narratives

New article by Jenny Phillimore shows how superdiversity lens can overturn dominant ethno-national narratives
Description
This paper - the first in Social Science and Medicine to feature a superdiversity analysis shows how structural, legal and institutional factors shape access to care.
Date:
21/12/2015
Categories:
Social Sciences
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