Research shows one in three with vision impairment lack support to gain quality education and employment

Research shows one in three with vision impairment lack support to gain quality education and employment
Description
New research shows one in five people with vision impairment did not gain quality employment despite earning qualifications in line with the general population.
Date:
18/06/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Covid mortality: at-risk groups and vaccine hesitancy

Covid mortality: at-risk groups and vaccine hesitancy
Description
The study shows that both deprivation and ethnicity matter in realtion to COVID19, as well as the interaction between them in explaining Covid mortality differences in local authorities within England.
Date:
27/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

'A threat to the right to seek asylum': the New Immigration Plan discussed in the House of Lords

'A threat to the right to seek asylum': the New Immigration Plan discussed in the House of Lords
Description
'A threat to the right to seek asylum'. IRiS Director, Professor Nando Sigona discusses the New Immigration Plan in the House of Lords
Date:
21/05/2021
Categories:
Social Sciences

R&D Investment in our City-Region: Local Potential for Future Inclusive Growth

R&D Investment in our City-Region: Local Potential for Future Inclusive Growth
Description
Universities, firms and local authorities need to work more effectively together to attract more R&D funding to support regional growth.
Date:
18/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Implications for the future of COVID-19 vaccination trial recruitment in UK and beyond

Implications for the future of COVID-19 vaccination trial recruitment in UK and beyond
Description
With currently more than 1,200 variant lineages of the COVID-19 coronavirus identified in the world, ongoing vaccine trials have to remain essential with more people taking up the trials.
Date:
06/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

Only 41% of people would sign up for COVID-19 trials says new report by the University of Birmingham

Only 41% of people would sign up for COVID-19 trials says new report by the University of Birmingham
Description
Research conducted by the University of Birmingham shows in order to have an effective Covid-19 vaccination rollout it has to be widely accepted to the entire population.
Date:
06/05/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences

POLSIS Scholars Analyse The Bulgarian Elections in the Washington Post

Description
Dr Tim Haughton and Yuxiang Lin collaborated with Emilia Zankina to examine the Bulgarian elections in an article for the Washington Post
Date:
09/04/2021
Categories:
Social Sciences

Implementation of remote home monitoring models during COVID 19 pandemic

Description
A collaboration between BRACE and RSET presents findings from the study to identify key characteristics of remote home monitoring models for COVID-19 exploring the important role it has for patients and staff experiences
Date:
31/03/2021
Categories:
Social Sciences

£1.1m research project aims to improve uptake of home kidney dialysis treatments

Description
A new study being carried out in collaboration with the University of Birmingham could save the NHS up to £45m over three years by increasing the number of dialysis patients whose treatment takes place at home.
Date:
19/03/2021
Categories:
Medical and Dental Sciences, Research, Social Sciences

University of Birmingham research to investigate how to improve outcomes when care homes close

University of Birmingham research to investigate how to improve outcomes when care homes close
Description
A new £1.2 million study will explore what happens to older people and to care staff if care homes have to close.
Date:
11/03/2021
Categories:
Research, Social Sciences
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