IDD Academic wins prestigious Quality of Government Award

Description
Dr Martin Ottmann, has – together with his co-author, Felix Haass – won the prestigious 2019-2020 Quality of Government Best Paper Award for their paper.
Date:
11/02/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

West Midlands research study reveals attitudes to vaccines

West Midlands research study reveals attitudes to vaccines
Description
A recent survey undertaken by the University of Birmingham is believed to be the first cross-sectional survey to examine the various factors influencing the uptake of a potential approved COVID-19 vaccine.
Date:
08/01/2021
Categories:
Social Sciences

New IRiS Project: Rebordering Britain and Britons after Brexit (MIGZEN)

Description
IRiS announces new research project: 'Rebordering Britain and Britons after Brexit (MIGZEN)' under the ESRC's Governance after Brexit programme.
Date:
07/12/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

New poll reveals more than 70% of parents in the UK have concerns over children's increasing online exposure during the pandemic

New poll reveals more than 70% of parents in the UK have concerns over children's increasing online exposure during the pandemic
Description
A new poll has found that over 70% of parents worry about the risks as well as the physical and mental health implications of their children spending an increased amount of time online during the coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
02/12/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Many English and Welsh charities had low levels of financial reserves on the eve of the Covid-19 pandemic, says new report

Many English and Welsh charities had low levels of financial reserves on the eve of the Covid-19 pandemic, says new report
Description
Many charities have low levels of reserves says a new report which highlights how for just over one-fifth of charities, reserves were equivalent to less than one month of expenditure.
Date:
10/11/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'Evidence is crucial' for philanthropists to determine charity donations says new research.

'Evidence is crucial' for philanthropists to determine charity donations says new research.
Description
Research from the University of Birmingham has concluded that the process of giving to charity has to be grounded in evidence rather than reaction.
Date:
14/09/2020
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Understanding the needs of refugee and forced migrant families

Understanding the needs of refugee and forced migrant families
Description
Blog by Global Challenges Researcher, Rafiyah Khan, on understanding the needs of refugee and forced migrant families and children.
Date:
25/06/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

Refugees, resettlement and our communities: Why does it matter to conduct research in Arabic?

Description
Blog by Community Sponsorship Evaluation Project Researcher, Sara Hassan, around research experiences using the Arabic language.
Date:
12/06/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

My journey in Community Sponsorship

Description
My journey in Community Sponsorship - a blog written by Gabriella D'Avino, pioneer volunteer and researcher for the Community Sponsorship Scheme Evaluation.
Date:
12/06/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

Coronavirus crisis 'increases suffering of most vulnerable refugees', new IRIS report reveals

Description
Coronavirus crisis 'increases suffering of most vulnerable refugees', new IRIS research report reveals.
Date:
19/05/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences
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