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”

New MIFARE Publication on Migrants’ and Natives’ Attitudes to Formal Childcare in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany

A new Children and Youth Services Review article by Verena Seibel and Troels Fage Hedegaard (MIFARE) sheds light on attitudes of migrants and natives on formal childcare in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. Project MIFARE is among the first to focus on migrants’ attitudes towards the welfare state, while the field of research on welfare state … More New MIFARE Publication on Migrants’ and Natives’ Attitudes to Formal Childcare in the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany