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New briefing paper: How do older people make decisions about their retirement income and assets? A CHASM review of the literature by Olivia Dyke

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There is increasing onus on older people to make complex decisions about financial planning and financial products, as governments seek to individualise responsibility (and risk) for retirement security. CHASM Intern Olivia Dyke explores the options available, financial decision making processes and associated risks for older people.
Date:
Wednesday 6th June 2018

Neighbourhood wellbeing and a sense of community is at the heart of a good home, say researchers

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A sense of wellbeing and a thriving community is key to a happy neighbourhood according to a study led by the Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management, who looked at the relationship between the experience of the home and wellbeing.
Date:
Saturday 14th April 2018

Poor people are penalised for borrowing to make ends meet – a new alliance gives them another way

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Professor Karen Rowlingson writes for The Conversation: The End High Cost Credit Alliance has been formed in response to the fact that those on the lowest incomes pay the most to borrow money even where they are borrowing for essentials.
Date:
Wednesday 21st March 2018
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Sociology in and of Birmingham: Studying and celebrating diversity

Description
This open public event chaired by Lynn Jamieson, the President of the British Sociological Association on the eve of their annual conference, which is taking place in Birmingham. All with an interest in Birmingham are welcome and invited to participate in discussion, from those who have never heard of sociology to long-term sociologists.
Date:
Wednesday 2nd March 2016
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Network lunch and ideas forum - limited spaces left!

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Housing and Communities Research Group: Network lunch and ideas forum - only 6 weeks to go - limited spaces left!
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, 2015

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All are welcome at the forthcoming Housing and Communities Research Network Seminars, which will be held in Room 710, Muirhead Tower (4.15 - 5.45 pm).
Date:
Monday 11th May 2015
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Housing Association Roundtable event

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Professor David Mullins, Director of the Housing and Communities Research Group, will be in Ballymoney, County Antrim next week, for a roundtable event with leading figures from the housing association sector in Northern Ireland.
Date:
Thursday 12th February 2015

Opting out of Mediterranean rescue condemns desperate migrants to death

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The UK government is seeking to defend its decision not to support rescue missions for migrants making the dangerous crossing to Europe via the central Mediterranean - Dr Nando Sigona writes in 'The Conversation'.
Date:
Wednesday 29th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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