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Findings from SEREDA call for changes to the Home Office’s asylum policy after uncovering the failures of the UK asylum system faced by refugee victims of sexual and gender-based violence.
04 October 2021
Professor Russell Mannion (HSMC) to give keynote at German conference on "Context and Culture in Health Services Research".
01 October 2021
Nicholas Bailey, research fellow and actor, speaks about his experiences performing in the theatre during COVID19.
30 September 2021
Dr Catherine Durose (INLOGOV, School of Government ), talks about three techniques to facilitate student transition.
27 September 2021
The one constant during the Covid pandemic has been the contribution by individual volunteers and voluntary organisations to help those in need
22 September 2021
By Professor Stan Siebert, Professor of Labour Economics.
16 September 2021
The book, which includes a chapter by HSMC Senior Fellow Steve Gulati, captures how individuals, organisations and governments adapted to a pandemic with profound health and socio-economic ramifications.
15 September 2021
As part of the UoB report Addressing the Climate Challenge, HSMC's Steve Gulati and Catherine Weir explore the role of service innovation and public sector leadership in sustainable healthcare.
09 September 2021
A former chancellor as health secretary may help the Conservatives overcome the powerful Treasury veto.
Prof Catherine Needham disucsses Boris Johnson's plan to reform social care in the Mirror newspaper
In this blog, Marisol Reyes discusses how the pandemic has played out for the UK's Community Sponsorship refugees
New open access article by IRiS Researcher, Gabriella D'Avino: Framing Community Sponsorship in the context of the UK's hostile environment
07 September 2021
Catherine Needham discusses the new social care reform plan in 'The Conversation'
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