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Period poverty: why one in ten young women struggle to afford pads and tampons

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A survey by the charity Plan International UK found that one in ten girls or women aged 14 to 21 in Britain cannot afford sanitary towels or tampons.
Date:
Tuesday 17th October 2017

Britain could face new winter of discontent as families grow weary of trying to make ends meet – report

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The UK could face a new winter of discontent as households count the cost of nine years of lost growth, the authors of a major new study into financial inclusion have warned.
Date:
Thursday 21st September 2017

UK Pension liberalisation: freedom and choice or risk and insecurity?

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To mark Pension Awareness Day, guest blogger and Lecturer Social Policy Louise Overton offers her take on pension provision in the UK.
Date:
Saturday 16th September 2017

Research centre celebrates seven years of providing world-class research on financial security

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The Centre on Household Assets and Savings Management (CHASM) is celebrating seven years of producing world-class research on the role of assets and their distribution in people's lives - from pensions to housing to financial savings.
Date:
Friday 23rd June 2017

'Baby-boomers vs. young generation' not the problem with financial inequality - study

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Fears of inter-generational tension between young and old are unfounded, according to a new study.
Date:
Thursday 22nd June 2017
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Sociology in and of Birmingham: Studying and celebrating diversity

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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

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

Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities

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Just published is a new book entitled 'Hearing the voices of Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities: Inclusive Community Development', published by Policy Press and co-edited by TSRC Honorary Research Fellow, Andrew Ryder
Date:
Tuesday 28th October 2014
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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