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'Vulnerable migrants and wellbeing study' highlights barriers to healthcare for migrants

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A pilot study by the University of Birmingham has identified major barriers to healthcare access for migrants, including denial of entitlements and administrative issues.
Date:
06/02/2019

Migration experts in UK and Japan focus on post-Brexit labour challenge

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Migration experts from the University of Birmingham and Waseda University are launching a major new research partnership that will examine a shortage of skilled and unskilled labour in the UK and Japan - .
Date:
18/01/2019

IRiS welcomes Interdisciplinary Chair, Lyndsey Stonebridge, Professor of Humanities and Human Rights

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Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge has been appointed to a new Interdisciplinary Chair in Humanities and Human Rights at the University of Birmingham
Date:
12/10/2018

SEREDA Project Team Member, Hala Nasr, in top 40 under 40 for her humanitarian endeavours

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SEREDA Project Team Member named as one of the most inspiring young alumni from the University of Auckland, New Zealand
Date:
11/10/2018

IRiS at the Community Sponsorship Awards 2018

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IRiS staff, Jenny Phillimore, Rachel Humphris and associate, Gemma Hennessey, were invited to attend the Community Sponsorship awards ceremony at The Royal Society in London on Tuesday 2nd October 2018.
Date:
10/10/2018

Coming Home to Syria, by IRiS doctoral student, Allaa Barri

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Talented new doctoral student Allaa Barri writes for the World Today Magazine, discussing initiatives to allow refugees to return to their war-ravaged country.
Date:
05/10/2018

Migration: Spain is not the new Greece (nor even Italy)

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Dr Nando Sigona explains why we shouldn't treat Spain as a new Greece or Italy as far as irregular sea crossings are concerned
Date:
23/08/2018

Mutating faces of the state?

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This new article, explores how austerity, welfare conditionality and the hostile environment combine to effect policy and practice towards new migrants.
Date:
20/08/2018
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