Upcoming events

Stakeholder Event: School Engagement and Youth Transitions. Findings of the RESL.eu project The project Reducing Early School Leaving in Europe (RESL.eu) sought to investigate the patterns of and underlining reasons behind young people’s disengagement from education and leaving school without qualifications. In so doing, we have undertaken 5 years of intensive research with young people, […]

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Toolkit launch on 10 June 2016

Schooling in England: a toolkit for newly arrived migrant parents and practitioners working with migrants The aim of this toolkit is to provide information and guidance to help migrant families and practitioners negotiate the school system and to suggest ways in which to support children settle into school and in progressing through primary school and […]

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Two-Day NVivo 10 Workshops

NVivo is one of the most powerful and widely used research packages for the analysis of qualitative data. It allows you to organise, code, search and analyse text documents (e.g. interviews and focus group transcripts, diaries, articles) as well as multimedia. A new feature in NVivo 10 is that you can import and work with content from web […]

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Erasmus+ Exchange Seminar

Thursday 16th of April Room: CG51 Time: 12.00-13.00   Dr. Beate Collet, Université Paris-Sorbonne   The Challenges of Ethnic Diversity in French Society Today Migration is an old phenomenon in French society since the 19th century, linked to colonialism on the one side and to workforce immigration on the other. French society today is a […]

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SOCIAL POLICY RESEARCH CENTRE – CELEBRATING 25 YEARS (1990 ~ 2015)

Social Policy Research Centre, at Middlesex University, is celebrating 25 years (1990-2015) at the cutting edge of researching diversity, migration  and inequalities.  To mark this occasion we are organising a one-day event on Wednesday 4th March to celebrate the work of the centre over the last quarter of a century.  We are also inviting some […]

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Presentations at Conferences and Workshops

Prof Brad Blitz presented a paper entitled “The Structural Impact of Statelessness and the Road Ahead” at the Statelessness and Transcontinental Migration Conference, United Nations University, Institute on Globalisation, Culture and Migration, Barcelona, 24-25 July 2014.  More recently, Brad also presented “Correcting the Effects of Statelessness” at the Global Forum on Statelessness: New Directions in Statelessness Research and […]

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Research Updates and Current Work

Follow up research on Polish migration to UK Prof Louise Ryan, in building upon previous research with Polish migrants in London (Ryan et al., 2007; 2008; 2009), has recently conducted a number of follow-up interviews with Polish migrants, mostly professionals, who have come to Britain during the past ten years.  2014 marks the tenth anniversary of […]

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Research Spotlight on Recently Completed Projects

SPRC research reports to be launched at Houses of Parliament in November 2014 Recently, the SPRC research team (Alessio D’Angelo, Mike Puniskis and Neil Kaye, led by Prof Louise Ryan) completed a project which culminated in a suite of seven research reports showcasing a number of statistics on the Irish Community across Britain.  Based on an extensive […]

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Recent SPRC Events – Nov 2014

“Mixed-Method Approaches to Social Network Analysis” On 12 May 2014, SPRC (Alessio D’Angelo and Louise Ryan) in partnership with the Social Network Analysis Group (SNAG) of the British Sociological Association, and University of Greenwich (with Dr Paola Tubaro), convened a day conference which showcased papers on innovative approaches to using social network analysis (SNA), presented by leading authorities in the UK and […]

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