Final Workshop of GlobLabWS held at University of Aberdeen

The results of the Globalisation Labour Markets and the Welfare State project of NORFACE Welfare State Futures programme were unveiled at a workshop that brought leading international economists to the University of Aberdeen Business School. The Globalisation Labour Markets and the Welfare State (GLobLabWS) project explored the future of the welfare state and its role … More Final Workshop of GlobLabWS held at University of Aberdeen

Final Conference of Project HESTIA Celebrated in Mexico

The final conference of the NORFACE project HESTIA was held at the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) during the 14th and 15th of August of 2018. The conference, which focused on the analysis of the key challenges of child protection policy and practice in Latin America and Europe, was attended by 181 participants from … More Final Conference of Project HESTIA Celebrated in Mexico

HESTIA’s Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin Present Findings to Social Work Professionals, Managers and Researchers in York

by Nina Biehal On July 2nd Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin presented the findings of the HESTIA study to a regional workshop for social work professionals, managers and researchers held in the city of York. The first strand of the study compared the development and current nature of child protection policy in three apparently similar … More HESTIA’s Nina Biehal and Helen Baldwin Present Findings to Social Work Professionals, Managers and Researchers in York

WSF Researchers at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018

The XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology is taking place this week in Toronto, Canada. The Welfare State Futures programme is an interdisciplinary programme, with researchers from the fields of political science and economics, but also sociology. Researchers from five WSF projects will be contributing to the conference in the areas of health, migration and … More WSF Researchers at the XIX ISA World Congress of Sociology, Toronto, Canada, July 15-21, 2018

UPWEB Final Symposium in Lisbon Brought Together Three and a Half Years of Work on Healthcare Bricolage

The UPWEB project ran its final symposium at ISCTE, The University Institute of Lisbon, on the 27 and 28 June 2018. Project lead, Professor Jenny Phillimore attended with IRiS colleagues Dr Rachel Humphris, Dr Lucy Doos and Dr Antje Lindemeyer. The UPWEB project is a collaboration between IRiS and the Universities of Uppsala, Sweden, Bremen and … More UPWEB Final Symposium in Lisbon Brought Together Three and a Half Years of Work on Healthcare Bricolage