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

What is the impact of self-isolation and quarantining on our mental health?

What is the impact of self-isolation and quarantining on our mental health?
Description
Dr Karen Newbigging responds to a recent paper published in the lancet addressing the psychological impact of quarantine and how to reduce it.
Date:
06/04/2020
Categories:
Life and Environmental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

New Report Launched: Religion and Social Justice for Refugees

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The Refugee Hosts project has published a new report titled 'Religion and Social Justice for Refugees'. Professor Lyndsey Stonebridge from IRiS is a Co-Investigator of Refugee Hosts project.
Date:
06/04/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

Stay at Home, Save Lives

Description
SEREDA Project Researcher, Hoayda Darkal, writes a blog on Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV) during the time of lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Date:
02/04/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

Why has Maryam left Sweden after four years and 3 months?

Description
SEREDA Project Researcher, Professor Hannah Bradby, writes a blog on International Women's Day about Maryam's story: a testament to the persistent courage of refugee women around the world.
Date:
04/03/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

Investigation on the impact of shame in heathcare

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Researchers to investigate impact of shame on doctors, medical students and patients as part of major new study funded by Wellcome, which will be run by Dr Matthew Gibson.
Date:
21/02/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

Serendipity and the field

Description
Professor Jenny Phillimore reflects on the highlights of her ten years as Director of IRiS.
Date:
18/02/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

IRiS announces new director: Professor Nando Sigona takes the lead of the Institute from founding director Professor Jenny Phillimore

Description
IRiS announces new director: Professor Nando Sigona takes the lead of the Institute from founding director Professor Jenny Phillimore.
Date:
15/01/2020
Categories:
Social Sciences

The NHS: what is on its Christmas election list?

The NHS: what is on its Christmas election list?
Description
If news stories are to be believed, it can seem as though the NHS is in a constant state of crisis. Professor Judith Smith reviews the pressures in the NHS and discusses what needs to be done
Date:
10/12/2019
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

MicroCPD: Research-intensive teaching at the University of Birmingham

Description
Marios Hadjianastasis explores the range of research-intensive learning in action at the University of Birmingham.
Date:
11/11/2019
Categories:
Arts and Law, Engineering and Physical Sciences, Life and Environmental Sciences, Medical and Dental Sciences, Social Sciences, Students, Teaching
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