Report: TransJudFare Final Workshop

by Anita Heindlmaier and Dion Kramer (TransJudFare) On 2/3 November 2017, the TransJudFare research project (‘Transnationalization and Judicialization of Welfare’) organized its final workshop in Bremen. The aim of the workshop was doublefold: on the one hand, to present the project’s research findings in a larger audience, and on the other hand to discuss contributions … More Report: TransJudFare Final Workshop

Coming Up: WSF Thematic Workshop on “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledges, Gaps and Synergies”, Birmingham, UK, 5-6 December 2017

The last NORFACE WSF Thematic Workshop will take place next month, 5 – 6 December, at University of Birmingham. The workshop is convened by UPWEP Project Leader Jenny Phillimore and TRANSWEL Project Leader Anna Amelina on the topic of “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledges, Gaps and Synergies”. The overall aim of this event is to identify synergies … More Coming Up: WSF Thematic Workshop on “Migration, Diversity and Welfare: Knowledges, Gaps and Synergies”, Birmingham, UK, 5-6 December 2017

Round 8 (2016) European Social Survey Data on Welfare Attitudes Released

The first edition of data and documentation for European Social Survey (ESS) Round 8 (2016) has just been published. Survey data is now available for Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Norway, Netherlands, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom. The release includes data from a rotating module on “Welfare … More Round 8 (2016) European Social Survey Data on Welfare Attitudes Released

Tim Huijts Awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize

Tim Huijts, one of the Principal Investigators of project HiNEWS, has been awarded a prestigious Philip Leverhulme Prize in recognition of his outstanding research. The prize is awarded by the Leverhulme Trust, a UK-based foundation which provides grants and scholarships for research and education. Philip Leverhulme Prizes recognize the achievement of outstanding researchers whose work has already attracted international … More Tim Huijts Awarded a Philip Leverhulme Prize

UPWEB Workshop at the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 – “Access to Healthcare in Edgbaston and Handsworth”

by Simon Pemberton, Jenny Phillimore, Lucy Doos and Rachel Humphris (UPWEB UK Team) The University of Birmingham are delighted to present this event, part of the Economic and Social Research Council Festival of Social Science 2017. This event is open to local residents and users of healthcare services in Handsworth and Edgbaston. It is organised … More UPWEB Workshop at the ESRC Festival of Social Science 2017 – “Access to Healthcare in Edgbaston and Handsworth”