Research in the School of Social Policy

Our mission in the School of Social Policy is to understand the world - but also to change it. So we undertake high quality and relevant research which then underpins our work in making a practical difference in the real world through teaching, professional training, policy advice and our work with local communities, the public and the media.

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Posted 20 August 2018

Mutating faces of the state?

This new article, explores how austerity, welfare conditionality and the hostile environment combine to effect policy and practice towards new migrants.

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The expert view on Brexit: EU Families and 'Eurochildren' in Brexiting Britain

Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of IRiS Nando Sigona is researching how UK-based European families and their children are coping with Brexit and the impact it is having on their sense of belonging.
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